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Hundreds of Students Arrested at White House Protesting Keystone XL

By Jamie Henn

I just came back from the White House, where the police are still arresting the hundreds of students who are taking part in what will likely be the largest act of youth civil disobedience at the White House in a generation.

This is XL Dissent: a massive surge of protest against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline and a powerful show of solidarity with all communities who are fighting the fossil fuel industry and confronting the impacts of the climate crisis.

Photo: Kristina Banks

“An entire movement has thrown itself into in this Keystone fight, from local frontline groups to big …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green