Keystone XL tension

Tension increases in the Keystone XL pipeline controversy as hard-core opponents behave with growing desperation. "We're not stopping until the industry stops poisoning our futures with lies, unnecessary risks, and death for their profit," declared an activist on Apr. 22 after locking himself to machinery on a Keystone XL spread in Oklahoma. "As long as the tar sands industry promises it will kill, we will blockade." Someone should take him at his word. The "tar sands industry" has never promised to kill anything. The ridiculous hyperbole is all his. Still, blockades won't cease. 'Direct action' On the day of the Oklahoma stunt, Earth Day, several activist gr...

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