As we speak, members of Croatan Earth First! and participants from our Piedmont Direct Action Camp are locked together, barricading North Carolina’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) building in downtown Raleigh. Providing physical, active resistance against fracking in North Carolina, CEF! has chosen DENR for an action as they are responsible for helping legalize fracking, and will be responsible for regulating it. They have also hired a corrupt Mining Commission board, filled with gas and oil representatives. We are letting them know that this farce won’t stand! No compromise in defense of Mother Earth! Continue reading
… with banjo!
If you’re want to see an incredible display of power, peaceful protest check out this video from the Candle Fracking-Well action. You’ll see protest sermons, courageous mass action, and even a home-made banjo soundtrack.