The Common Good

The Pressure Is On: Thousands Encircle White House, Tell Obama to Reject Keystone Pipeline

Source: Truthout
Date: November 7, 2011

Young protesters stood wide eyed as a star-studded cast of speakers addressed the crowd during an initial rally. Co-authors and activists Naomi Cline and Bill McKibben, founder the of climate action site 350.org, were joined by Native American activist Tom Poor Bear, actor Mark Ruffalo, Sojourners founder Jim Wallis, and several others.