Keystone XL

Meet Congressional Candidate Marianne Williamson
We know her as an author, lecturer and teacher of A Course in Miracles. Now Marianne Williamson wants to bring her spirituality to Congress. Read more...
Get Up, Stand Up!
Nicole Sandler talks about Monday's NoKXL rallies, and this Saturday's upcoming Moral March in NC and more activism with Dave Johnson. Plus GottaLaff with a 13-year old's fight for her First Amendment rights. Read more...
Public in dark for days due to government shutdown. Oil is spread out over a 7.3 acre land mass. Read more...
Friends of the Earth-U.S. (FOE) and 350.org have jointly unveiled an easily sharable graphic depicting the web of deceit surrounding the environmental review for the northern half of Transcanada's Keystone XL tar sands export pipeline. Read more...
mark fiore tar sands timmy keystone xl Mark Fiore - the Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist satirist - has a new video out that in two-minutes pokes fun at the perverse conflicts of interest that've prevailed throughout debate over the prospective Keystone XL northern half. Read more...

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California's Fracking Regulatory Bill: Less Than Zero
"Telling someone when you're going to frack, where you're going to frack and what chemicals you will use, is like a murderer telling you he's going to shoot you on your front porch at noon tomorrow using an AK-47." "At the end of the day, you're still dead." Read more...
Records obtained by DeSmogBlog pertaining to City University of New York (CUNY) Macaulay Honors College's hiring of former head of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) David Petraeus to teach a seminar this coming fall reveal that his syllabus features two of the most well-known "frackademia" studies. Read more...
Documents recently obtained by Bold Nebraska show that TransCanada - owner of the hotly-contested Keystone XL (KXL) tar sands pipeline - has colluded with an FBI/DHS Fusion Center in Nebraska, labeling non-violent activists as possible candidates for "terrorism" charges and other serious criminal charges. Read more...
TransCanada, the multinational corporation hoping to build the controversial northern half of the Keystone XL pipeline, spent over $280,000 on lobbying the U.S. government in the first quarter (Q1) of 2013, according to lobbying disclosure records. Read more...
Introducing Tar Sands Timmy, your guide to the Keystone XL project and dirty oil extraction in Alberta, Canada! See what Timmy has in store for the USA and points beyond. Video animation by Mark Fiore. Read more...