1. From Hurricane Irene to the White House


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    On August 28, 2011 a group of 22 Vermonters traveled on a bus to Washington,DC to take part in an on-going civil disobedience action at the White House. The action was intended to pressure President Obama to deny a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline from Alberta, Canada to Texas. On the same day we drove to Washington, Hurricane Irene was slamming into Vermont, causing unprecedented flooding.

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    • Fertile Ground Presentation @ The Great Unleashing (2 of 2)


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      Fertile Ground was asked to present at Transition Whatcom's Great Unleashing event in April 2010. Dillon Thomson gave a speech, and then a panel of youth took questions about their Deep Green Perspective.

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      • A Force More Powerful - Nashville episode


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        In the 1960s, Gandhi's nonviolent weapons were taken up by black college students in Nashville, Tennessee. Disciplined and strictly nonviolent, they successfully desegregated Nashville's downtown lunch counters in five months, becoming a model for the entire civil rights movement. Featuring civil rights pioneers, Jim Lawson, Diane Nash, John Lewis and Bernard Lafayette.

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        • Eco Warriors


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          Film made by Kevin Jarvis

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          • Eco Warriors by Kevin Jarvis


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            Film made at the Solsbury Hill road protest for more info. see: www.solsburyhill.org.uk

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            • Building a Backpack Puppet: Tools and Materials Demo


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              In the summer of 2010, Backbone Campaign held a Nonviolence Direct Action Camp called Localize This. One of the workshops was a demonstration about tools and materials to use for building Backpack Puppets. This video shows great examples of inexpensive tools and materials to make incredible backpack puppets.

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              • Youth Defence - Ireland's largest pro-life organisation


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                Youth Defence (YD) is Ireland's largest, most active and successful pro-life organisation. "We believe that every child has a right to life from conception and every mother has a right to be protected from the abortion industry. YD works to protect mothers and babies from abortion and to promote a Culture of Life in Ireland. YD is a multi-faceted organisation. Our strategies are based on direct action and we are involved in a varied range of activities to keep Ireland abortion free." "BECAUSE LIFE IS A RIGHT - NOT A PRIVILEGE" See more on www.youthdefence.ie

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                • Public Eye - Road Wars


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                  features Solsbury Hill

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                  • Solidarity Not Charity


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                    Common Ground Relief's thanksgiving fundraising video. New Orleans, thanksgiving 2005

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                    • Fighting for Climate Justice - Interviews with Plane Stupid Scotland


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                      There are many theories about climate change, and theories about its theories. There is even a war between some theories. However Matilda Gifford and Dan Glass are part of Plane Stupid, and they are interested in practical aspects. They are challenging the aviation industry, what they consider a threat to natural environment, local communities and the future of next generations. Non violent direct action is their tool to fight for climate justice. Here is the background to their story. Interviews in more depth, touching interesting points about their motivation, direct action, the infiltration story and much more. Interviews recorded 2010 in Glasgow.

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