By Tony Weis

ISBN-10: 162963039X

ISBN-13: 9781629630397

The struggle over the tar sands in North the US is likely one of the epic environmental and social justice battles of our time, and one of many first that has controlled to marry particularly explicitly obstacle for frontline groups and rapid neighborhood dangers with worry for the way forward for the whole planet. Tar sands “development” comes with a huge environmental and human expense. yet tar sands opponents—fighting a robust foreign industry—are likened to terrorists; executive environmental scientists are muzzled; and public hearings are hid and rushed. but, regardless of the bold political and fiscal energy at the back of the tar sands, many rivals are actively construction foreign networks of resistance, not easy pipeline plans whereas resisting threats to Indigenous sovereignty and democratic participation. together with prime voices excited by the fight opposed to the tar sands, A Line within the Tar Sands bargains a serious research of the effect of the tar sands and the demanding situations competitors face of their efforts to prepare potent resistance. members contain Angela Carter, invoice McKibben, Brian Tokar, Christine Leclerc, Clayton Thomas-Muller, Crystal Lameman, Dave Vasey, Emily Coats, Eriel Deranger, Greg Albo, Jeremy Brecher, Jess worthy, Jesse Cardinal, Joshua Kahn Russell, Lilian Yap, Linda Capato, Macdonald Stainsby, Martin Lukacs, Matt Leonard, Melina Laboucan-Massimo, Naomi Klein, Rae Breaux, Randolph Haluza-DeLay, Rex Weyler, Ryan Katz-Rosene, Sâkihitowin Awâsis, Sonia supply, Stephen D’Arcy, Toban Black, Tony Weis, Tyler McCreary, Winona LaDuke, and Yves Engler.

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