Tag: civil disobedience

Pipeline protesters arrested at White House

Environmental activists — including actress Darryl Hannah, poet laureate Bob Haas, a Texas landowner and climate scientist James Hansen — were arrested at the White House on Wednesday in a bid to convince President Barack Obama to reject the proposed Keystone XL pipeline.  More »

Obama faces angry liberals over pipeline

President Obama is barreling toward what one Bay Area activist predicts could be “all out warfare” with environmentalists who want him to stop the Keystone XL Pipeline.  More »

53 senators push Obama to approve Keystone XL

A bipartisan group of 53 senators on Wednesday urged President Barack Obama to approve the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, over the objections of environmental activists who have made it a signature issue.  More »