WIRT activists and supporters,
As you have likely noticed over the last week, Nez Perce and Wild Idaho Rising Tide (WIRT) activists have been blindsided by the Idaho Transportation Department, Omega Morgan, and another transport company rapidly moving inadequately announced “mini-megaloads” over regional roads. (See the WIRT website, facebook photo albums, and YouTube channel.) Despite plenty of advance scouting, we have found ourselves poorly prepared to confront these tar sands and fossil fuel invasions by Pacific Rim manufacturers and Alberta and Oregon haulers.
With four core WIRT organizers already pledged to participate, we hope that you will consider attending the regular Thursday WIRT potluck meeting at 7 pm on October 24 at the WIRT Activist House in Moscow, to brainstorm non-violent direct action tactics, create replacement megaload/tar sands protest signs, and build collective strength and unity. Continue reading