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Tim Dechristopher

'Green News Report' - January 12, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.12.2017 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Oil train protesters use 'necessity defense' in oil train blockade trial;...

A Historic Climate Win, Keystone XL's Unfinished Business And Obama's Shaky Climate Legacy

Tom Weis | Posted 12.04.2016 | Green
Tom Weis

Knowing few would hold him accountable during the heated presidential race with Mitt Romney, Obama used the campaign as political cover to deliver Keystone South to TransCanada.

Lobster Boat Blockade of Coal Plant Leads District Attorney to Climate Leadership

Lori Day | Posted 11.15.2014 | Green
Lori Day

As a result of one small action, history has been made. A small precedent has been set. Civil disobedience against coal-fired energy in this case was judged both symbolically and in reality for the greater good of the environment, and to the benefit of the public.

Mountainfilm in Telluride Inspires Conversation and Action on Issues That Matter

Stefanie Penn Spear | Posted 07.21.2014 | Green
Stefanie Penn Spear

Mountainfilm was started in 1979 and is one of America's longest-running film festivals. I've been told the best way to sum-up the festival in one word is: inspiring.

Laughing Matters: U.S. Government vs. Voices of Conscience

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 08.19.2013 | World
Subhankar Banerjee

The US government and voices of conscience are now engaged in a war -- not a laughing matter. We can only hope -- to make sense of this ongoing war -- there will be humor.

Bradley Manning: Guilty of 'Aiding the Enemy' if the Enemy Is Democracy

Norman Solomon | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics
Norman Solomon

When the deceptive operation of the warfare state can't stand the light of day, truth-tellers are a constant hazard. And culpability must stay turned on its head.

'Our Biggest Obstacle Has Been Comfortable Liberals': An Interview With Bidder 70's Climate Hero

Scott Thill | Posted 07.17.2013 | Green
Scott Thill

I spoke at length with DeChristopher about hacking the Democratic party, arcane but vulnerable processes like elections and auctions, why Americans really should spend more time in prison, and other tragicomic matters of consequence. Read up, plug in, turn out.

'Green News Report' - April 23, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.23.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

After 21 Months, Environmental Activist Released From Federal Custody

Posted 04.22.2013 | Green

Environmental activist Tim DeChristopher has been released from custody after serving 21 months in federal prison. DeChristopher was arrested after...

Earth Day Exclusive: Tim DeChristopher Speaks Out After 21 Months in Prison for Disrupting Oil Bid

Democracy Now! | Posted 06.22.2013 | Green
Democracy Now!

In a Democracy Now! exclusive on Earth Day, climate change activist Tim DeChristopher joins Democracy Now! for his first interview since being release...

James Gerken

Who Is 'Bidder 70'? | James Gerken | Posted 06.22.2012 | Green

Who is "Bidder 70?" A new film from husband and wife documentarians George and Beth Gage examines the case of 30-year-old environmental activist Tim D...

Four Eco-Documentaries That Will Fuel Your Fire

Stefanie Penn Spear | Posted 06.02.2012 | Green
Stefanie Penn Spear

After watching four films in two days at this year's Cleveland International Film Festival highlighting the magnitude of problems plaguing our world, you might think I'd be ready to crawl into a hole. But how can I hide from these issues that are in desperate need of people advocating for solutions?

Lucia Graves

Activists Say Tim DeChristopher In Isolated Confinement | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.28.2012 | Green

Environmental activist Tim DeChristopher has been placed in isolated confinement, nonprofit Peaceful Uprising reports. DeChristopher has been held ...

Why Liberals Should Be Outraged by the Tim DeChristopher Sentence

Jay Michaelson | Posted 09.26.2011 | Green
Jay Michaelson

DeChristopher's act was definitely a crime. A victimless crime, and an act of civil disobedience, but a crime nonetheless. The guilty verdict, delivered on March 3, was expected. But the auction itself was also a crime.

WATCH: Tim DeChristopher Talks Jail, Disagreements With His Father

Posted 09.26.2011 | Green

"I've been prepared to deal with these consequences for a while now," Tim DeChristopher said in a 2010 interview with Juliana Schatz. This past Tuesda...

Tom Zeller Jr.

Tim DeChristopher: Is Civil Disobedience The Key To Climate Change Action? | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 09.25.2011 | Green

On Dec. 19, 2008, a 27-year-old man named Tim DeChristopher, troubled by American energy policy and its contribution to global warming, broke the law....

Tim DeChristopher Is Going to Jail, Now It's Our Turn

Bill McKibben | Posted 09.25.2011 | Green
Bill McKibben

If you sweated through last week's record heat, if your crops are withering in the southwest's epic drought, if you watched the Mississippi swallow your town -- then Tim DeChristopher acted for you.

Tim DeChristopher's Battle for Justice Is Our Battle

Kevin Zeese | Posted 09.19.2011 | Politics
Kevin Zeese

We are all Tim DeChristopher. That is made clear by the government in its official sentencing recommendations to Federal Judge Dee Benson.

Tim DeChristopher: Solar Mosaic "Transforms Our Energy System in the Fundamental Way" We Need

Caroline Henderson | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green
Caroline Henderson

Tim represents a new breed of disruptive, bold climate activists who are putting their lives on the line to bring about the transformational change we need.

Climate Kids in Court

William S. Becker | Posted 08.24.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

During one of his high-intensity speeches earlier this month, Van Jones showed he was back in fighting form.

Environmental Leaders Call for Civil Disobedience to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline

Bill McKibben | Posted 08.23.2011 | Green
Bill McKibben

We want you to consider doing something hard: coming to Washington in the hottest and stickiest weeks of the summer and engaging in civil disobedience that will likely get you arrested.

Environmental Activism: 33rd Mountainfilm in Telluride Focuses on Action

Jerry Cope | Posted 07.26.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

For 33 years the Mountainfilm in Telluride festival has established an annual tradition of bringing together filmmakers, environmentalists, educators...

Corbin Hiar

Widespread, Confrontational Protests Planned for BP Spill Anniversary | Corbin Hiar | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Al Gore and author-turned-climate-activist Bill McKibben were among the big names headlining the Power Shift envir...

Tim DeChristopher Is Convicted: We're Blowing This Moment, Too

Subhankar Banerjee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Subhankar Banerjee

We are acting like Tim DeChristopher is doomed, and the best we can do is say "Adios, Tim." We can and must do better than that.

Naomi Klein on Anti-Union Bills, Her Big Climate Fear, and the 'Shock Doctrine' Done American-Style

Democracy Now! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Democracy Now!

As a wave of anti-union bills are introduced across the country following the wake of Wall Street financial crisis, many analysts are picking up on the theory of award-winning journalist and author Naomi Klein.