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'Time is Now to Make a Stand': Tar Sands Pipeline Blockade Grows as Company Lashes Out

• Common Dreams
 Campaigners with the Tar Sands Blockade—who have been maintaining tree sits and engaging in civil disobedience against the southern portion of TransCanada's tar sands pipeline in east Texas since last month—celebrated what they called their "biggest day of action yet" on Monday.

As the Winnsboro, Texas tree blockade entered its fourth week, over 50 new supporters broke through police lines in order to bring fresh supplies, including food and water, to the tree-sitters. Despite a newly-expanded "Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation (SLAPP)" injunction served to the protesters by local law enforcement agencies, the anti-pipeline activists risked arrest in large numbers

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