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"We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” - Elie Weisel

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor." - Desmond Tutu

"There comes a time when neutrality and laying low become dishonorable. If you’re not in revolt, you’re in cahoots. When this period and your name are mentioned, decades hence, your grandkids will look away in shame." - David Brooks

2 responses to “8 protesters arrested in Burrillville at Spectra expansion”

  1. In case of lockdown, Burrillville police follow FANG activists to Barrington

    […] a flashpoint, he said. One incident, in 2015, involved a lockdown, another arrest later that year involved planting tulips on private land slated for power plant development. A third incident involved a tree […]

  2. Disruption of U.S. Senate hearing includes a 25-year veteran of FERC

    […] 8 protesters arrested in Burrillville at Spectra Energy expansion […]

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