Stand Up! Fight Back! Against Fossil Fuels in the Northwest!

Stand Up Fight Back Flyer

Direct Action Training and Planning to Confront Dirty Energy Invasions

Wild Idaho Rising Tide and Spokane Rising Tide activists enthusiastically invite regional community members eager to design and stage arrestable protests to the second Stand Up! Fight Back! Against Fossil Fuels in the Northwest! information sharing, brainstorming, and strategizing session.  Opponents of coal, fracked natural gas and oil, and tar sands extraction and transportation projects are converging from northern Idaho and eastern Washington for these urgent non-violent direct action training and planning workshops.  Duplicate gatherings will occur between 10 am and 4 pm on Saturday, November 9, at the Liberty Park United Methodist Church, 1526 East Eleventh Avenue in Spokane, Washington, and from 12 noon to 5 pm on Sunday, November 10, at The Attic, up the back stairs of 314 East Second Street in Moscow, Idaho.  Workshop participants will learn direct action methods as they share their experiences protecting the public environment and health from corporate pillage, while preparing to confront coal and shale oil trains before November 18 port scoping period deadlines as well as the next tar sands megaloads when they move through the region to Alberta. Continue reading