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Not A Good Week For Barack Obama, Or The Environment

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:09 AM
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Today at the White House, image credit Agent 350 It has not been a good week for Barack Obama. Outside his house, it is the last day of the sit-in and it's the biggest crowd yet. Yesterday author Naomi Klein was arrested; this can be a real problem for a Canadian if you ever want to get back into the US. "I wasn't planning to get arrested," Klein told the Star minutes after she was sprung. "It was a last-minute decision. I was sitting there with several indigenous leaders from Canada. And when it became clear they intended to stay where they were and expose themselves to arrest, well . . ." She did the same. For Klein, it was a first-ever arrest. "I write. And I'm an activist. But I'm not a chanter, not a marcher. I've never been arrested before." Meanwhile, the decision to kill the EPA's new rules on smog is making a lot of supporters angry. ... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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