Posts tagged “oil drilling”
July 24, 2012
“Native groups have banded together to fight big oil and preserve the cultural continuity that has defined their people for tens of thousands of years. Their reverence for, and connection to, the earth – its animals, water, mountains and land – is beautifully described in ‘Arctic Voices,’ and each essay is as much a prayer as a call to activism.”
Truthout reviews Arctic Voices: Resistance at the Tipping Point, highlighting the book’s poignant ability to show a reverence for the land we must rejuvenate. The stakes of indigenous cultures and environmental interests run high concerning health of the Arctic’s land and people.
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June 26, 2012
“‘Right now, the biggest battle over the Arctic is the Arctic Ocean. . . Slowly, incrementally, Shell might kill the Arctic Ocean,’ Banerjee warned at a Seattle Arts & Lectures appearance at Seattle Town Hall.
Why listen to warnings from these folks? Because they have a record of being right, and because they make a case against all those claims by Big Oil and its political strumpets that fill our TV screens.”
Click here to read more about Subhanker Banerjee’s talk on his new book, Arctic Voices:Resistance at the Tipping Point
March 6, 2012"Once upon a time vice–presidential hopeful Sarah Palin uttered the now (in)famous phrase “Drill, Baby, Drill.” Also, once upon a time presidential hopeful Barack Obama uttered the now (in)famous phrase “Yes We Can.” These two phrases got married along the way, and will now produce their baby “Kill, Baby, Kill.”"