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March and Rally Against Fracking Conferences in Pittsburgh

The week of June 20, two major petrochemical conferences will be descending on Pittsburgh. The Northeast US Petrochemical Construction Conference will meet at Station Square for the first half of the week and the DUG East Conference will be held at the Convention Center the second half of the week. The fracking companies are doubling… Read more »

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Pittsburghers Stand with Standing Rock, Say No to the Dakota Access Pipeline

Hundreds rally, shut down traffic in downtown Pittsburgh in show of support for Red Warrior and Sacred Stone Camps Pittsburgh—More than 150 Pittsburghers came together in downtown Pittsburgh on Thursday afternoon to show support for the Standing Rock Sioux who protecting their homes, land, and sacred sites from being destroyed by the construction of the… Read more »

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PGH Solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux Uprising #NoDAPL

Join us as we stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Nation who is fighting the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). When: Thursday, September 15th- 4:00PM Where: William S. Moorhead Federal Building, Liberty and Grant St. Since April the Sioux Nation and other indigenous communities have been blocking the construction of the proposed pipeline,… Read more »

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Ghosts of Climate Future Haunt Today’s Climate Criminals

What: Pittsburgh Tour of Climate Scrooges When: Tuesday, December 1st, 2:00pm Where: Gateway Center (Liberty Ave. between Commonwealth Place and Stanwix) Dress: Warm! It will be December, also, we would appreciate it if you would participate in the theatrics of the action by wearing dark colors to represent that you are coming from the gloomy… Read more »

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Ghosts of Climate Future Haunt Today’s Climate Criminals

What: Pittsburgh Tour of Climate Scrooges When: Tuesday, December 1st, 2:00pm Where: Gateway Center (Liberty Ave. between Commonwealth Place and Stanwix)  Dress: Warm! It will be December, also, we would appreciate it if you would participate in the theatrics of the action by wearing dark colors to represent that you are coming from the gloomy… Read more »

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Shalefield Justice Action Camp Updates!

Shadbush Announces Location of Camp, Logistics, and Schedule.  Camp Registration is Live Location, Location, Location The Shadbush Collective is excited to announce the site of this fall’s Shalefield Justice Action Camp.  The camp will be the Henry Farm in Bessemer, Pennsylvania.  Maggie Henry has raised eggs, poultry, and pork on her farm in Bessemer, PA… Read more »

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Voices from Riverdale

Listen to a radio feature on the Riverdale Blockade – hear from residents and volunteers about how it happened, why they did it, and how the experience of holding the community’s space proved unexpectedly transformative for those involved. riverdale2 Produced by Ben Fiorillo and Jessica McPherson.

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Twelve Day Blockade Ended; Supporters Say the Story is Not Over

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 12th, 2012 Press Contact: savermhc@gmail.com Deb Eck (Riverdale Resident): (570) 772-3335; Sarah Ross (Media Contact): (410) 490-1745 http://www.saveriverdale.com/ Twelve Day Blockade Ended; Supporters Say the Story is Not Over After twelve days of community resistance against the displacement of the residents of Riverdale Mobile Home Park for the construction of… Read more »

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Save Riverdale!

saveriverdale.com This report was from my experience at the Riverdale Mobile Home Park last weekend.  Since writing this the remaining residents accepted a much better (though still inadequate) offer from Aqua America, police and private security have ordered the volunteers to leave, and construction of the withdrawal station has began.  But the spirit of Riverdale… Read more »