Bryan Farrell

Bryan Farrell is a New York-based writer and editor for Waging Nonviolence, a blog that covers nonviolent action around the world. His work has also appeared in The Guardian, The Nation, Mother Jones, Slate, Grist and Earth Island Journal.

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Friday, March 14, 2014 - 10:54am
There’s No Success Like Failure, When It Comes to Movement Building
Last week, two massive non-Keystone XL Canadian pipeline projects passed important milestones that could soon enable the dangerous expansion of Alberta’s tar sands production.
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Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 1:04pm
As New CO2 Milestone Is Reached, Climate Science and Action Grow Inseparable
Standing atop Mauna Loa in Hawaii, with this gorgeous view in front of me, it was hard to imagine that the air I was breathing carried a deadly message. Then again, as the largest volcano on Earth, Mauna Loa is not exactly home to the most welcoming of climates.
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Monday, November 7, 2011 - 7:33am
Entirely Surrounded: Protesters Encircle White House, Close in on Tar Sands Industry
“We don’t know how many people it takes to encircle the White House, but we’re about to find out,” Bill McKibben told a crowd of over 12,000 gathered in Lafayette Square on Sunday afternoon.
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Sunday, November 6, 2011 - 1:47pm
Remembering Who Made Today’s Tar Sands Action Possible
Just arrived in Washington DC for today’s big tar sands action. Over 10,000 people are expected to encircle the White House and show President Obama that there will be much to reckon with if he doesn’t reject the Keystone XL pipeline.
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Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 12:00pm
Quality 'Time Served' for the Climate
Since the start of Saturday’s Tar Sands Action in Washington DC, 275 people have been arrested in front of the White House—with nearly 2,000 more expected to follow—as part of an effort to pressure the president into rejecting a 1,700-mile oil pipeline from Alberta to the Texas Gulf Coast. Already, there are signs that it’s succeeding.
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