Hands Across The Sands: Remembering the BP disaster and RI oil 'spills'

Hands Across The Sands: Remembering the BP disaster and RI oil ‘spills’

 Narragansett, RI — The The Clean Dozen gathered as part of the international event remembering the BP oil disaster on Saturday. The rally at the town beach is a part of the build up to the ENVIRONMENT IS EVERYONE’S BUSINESS RALLY on June 10 at the RI State House from 5-7pm. Watch this video of […]

Fossil Free RI pushes URI to divest from fossil fuel industry

Fossil Free RI pushes URI to divest from fossil fuel industry

Kingston, RI—Fossil Free Rhode Island has been waging a campaign to convince the University of Rhode Island to divest from fossil fuel companies. Such campaigns have been gathering steam across New England and around the globe. Earlier this month, 19 students were arrested by Yale police at a divestment sit-in. Harvard students, faculty and alumni […]

Honoring the Water video, Stopping the TTP

Honoring the Water video, Stopping the TTP

Check out this moving video about last nights vigil in Charlestown W. Va. They braved the snow after working 24/7 for 2 weeks on the relief effort with this UNITY Event. They were supported by people all over the world, many of the pictures are posted here including several from Fossil Free RI/Sierra Club members.Check […]

Poverty Vigil and a call for new War on Poverty

Poverty Vigil and a call for new War on Poverty

On The 50th Anniversary of ‘The War on Poverty’ Peoples Assembly Calls for a New ‘War on Poverty’ -Mobilization on April 2nd The 50th Anniversary of ‘The War on Poverty’ demands a RI mobilization against poverty today- one that fights the roots of poverty, which is the unequal distribution of wealth in a system that […]

Members of Occupy Providence protest Pfizer in Groton, Conn. on Wednesday.

OP protests Pfizer, ALEC joining 7 N.E. Occupies

Despite the cold rainy weather, about a half a dozen Occupy Providence members took part in the #F29 Shut Down the Corporations at Pfizer in Groton, CT. The national action was called by Occupy Portland to protest members of ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, a front group that writes model pro-corporate legislation. The coordinated […]