The Dernogalizer

November 26, 2008

Direct Action

Chill Man

Chill Man

So I thought it would be interesting to give my perspective on direct action activism versus more traditional forms, based on an experience I had last Friday.

Here’s my column on the topic: http://media.www.diamondbackonline.com/media/storage/paper873/news/2008/11/25/Opinion/Protests.Lobbying.Will.Take.You.Far.But.Only.So.Far-3560835.shtml

And Here’s a Couple of News Links About the Protest..

http://media.www.diamondbackonline.com/media/storage/paper873/news/2008/11/17/News/Students.Protest.Coal.Funding.At.Bank-3547014.shtml

This one in the PG Gazette has a picture of me holding the sign

http://www.gazette.net/stories/112020

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3 Comments »

  1. […] and good moves by corporations and institutions are brought to light.  As I mentioned in a previous post, there was a concerted attempt to stage protests outside of Banks of America all over the country […]

    Pingback by Bank of America Ceasing Funding for Mountain Top Removal « The Dernogalizer — December 12, 2008 @ 1:05 am | Reply

  2. […] I went to DC today for a direct action protest.  What happened is that Congressman Rich Boucher of Virginia has been working for weeks […]

    Pingback by Direct Action in Congress « The Dernogalizer — May 21, 2009 @ 4:43 pm | Reply

  3. […] Dragline Climb Video Filed under: environment — Matt Dernoga @ 7:06 pm Tags: coal, direct action, mountaintop removal I read a few days ago about how a bunch of mountaintop removal activists scaled a dragline at a strip mining site in protest.  In case you want background information on how atrocious mountaintop removal is to the land and the people, see here and here.  There is an excellent video of this action which I want to show below.  In case you want more background on my perspective on direction actions, see here. […]

    Pingback by Dragline Climb Video « The Dernogalizer — June 21, 2009 @ 7:06 pm | Reply


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