Marching on Behalf of the Planet

By Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi at Chuang Yen Monastery. Walking in unison can be a powerful means of social and political transformation. Gandhi’s Salt March in 1930 challenged British authority in India and began the long process of civil disobedience that culminated in India’s independence. African Americans in the 1960s won their civil rights by undertaking […]

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March for a Clean Energy Revolution at the DNC With Breast Cancer Action

By Alyssa Figueroa, Breast Cancer Action campaigns coordinator. With all eyes on the presidential candidates during election season, the inaction of thousands of elected officials across the country on crucial issues like protecting public health can easily get lost amidst the spotlight. That’s why the organization I work for, Breast Cancer Action, will soon join thousands of […]

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Join STP Organizers in Marching for What’s Possible: a Clean Energy Revolution

By Mark Ohe, STP Steering Committee member. The growing number of states under threat from FERC sponsored fossil fuel pipeline and infrastructure projects became apparent to communities in north-central Pennsylvania and south-central New York in the spring of 2012 with an announcement for plans to construct a 124-mile frack-gas pipeline through large areas of both […]

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Marching for a Great Energy Transformation

By Reverend Donna Schaper, Senior Minister, Judson Memorial Church. I will join the March for a Clean Energy Revolution because I want to see a great energy transformation in my time. My definition of great is simple: it is something that adds energy to the soul, the person, and the environment, simultaneously. It is not something that subtracts energy. My definition of […]

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Calling all Coloradans to March in Philadelphia this July and say “Enough!” to Fracking

By: Karen Dike, CREED Board Member and retired registered nurse. Colorado is one of the most fracked states in the country.  With over 53,000 active wells, this dangerous industrial process has spread like a plague of locust across our beautiful state.  Perhaps most distressing, the oil and gas industry has heartlessly fracked hundreds of wells within a stone’s throw of homes, […]

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Why Trade Unionists Should March for a Clean Energy Revolution

By: Joe Uehlein, Founding President and Executive Director, Labor Network for Sustainability. Labor Network for Sustainability is calling on trade unionists to go to Philadelphia to march for a Clean Energy Revolution on Sunday, July 24. Why? We face the reality of climate change around the world as we digest shocking new data gathered by climate scientists in just the […]

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