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Tar Sands: the Ugly Proof that the Politicians are Still Clueless about Climate Change

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The mining of the Tar Sands and the drilling of oil in Canada’s boreal forests is the most destructive project on the earth in terms of climate change. Climate scientist James Hansen has said that developing Tar Sands further would be game over for the world climate. The Sierra Club feels so […]

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Two Vigils in Tucson

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN In response to the terrible environmental nightmare that would result from the Keystone oil pipeline being built, Tucson activists assembled at two locations with great visibility — at the Ronstadt center and at the Federal courthouse — at 5 o’clock on Monday, February 3. This was in solidarity with hundreds of vigils […]

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“We want wages supersized!!!” chant Tucson demonstrators

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN “Hold the burgers!”, “Hold the fries!”, “We want wages supersized!!!” chanted demonstrators at the McDonald’s on Speedway and Alvernon in Tucson yesterday. The demonstration was held in solidarity with protests all over the country against the obscenely low wages paid to McDonald’s workers and to fast food workers in general. By 12:30 […]

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ATHEIST PERSPECTIVE: Occupy Atheism

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Religion is a con game.  All over the world people are told assorted lies to keep them in line, and have them trade their meager material goods for pie-in-the-sky. There are no gods or devils or angels or ghosts or vampires or zombies or any similar tomfoolery.  The fight for atheism is […]

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