On the Monday, April 9, Climate Justice Forum radio program, Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) activists will host Brad Read of Envision Spokane, who taught the Spokane Democracy School last weekend and has organized a city-wide coalition supporting 2009 and 2011 ballot initiatives instituting a community bill of rights. Cass Davis will read and talk about the statements that he and Jim Prall presented at their Friday sentencing for disturbing the peace of megaload traffic through Moscow, Idaho. Also hear a review of dirty energy projects and resistance by listening to KRFP Radio Free Moscow online or at 92.5 FM between 7:30 and 9:00 pm PDT and support progressive, volunteer radio by adopting WIRT as your KRFP DJ!
Two megaload protesters pleaded guilty to disturbing the peace for blocking a convoy of Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil shipments in Moscow on March 4, before being given the opportunity to explain how their perception of the environmental devastation tied to the Kearl Oil Sands project left them no choice.
James Prall, 67, and Cass Davis, 47, both of Moscow, had been facing obstruction charges, but a deal brokered with counsel Dana Johnson of the Northern Rockies Justice Center and city of Moscow prosecuting attorney Rod Hall amended the charges to disturbing the peace with the penalty being a $240 fine. Continue reading