We live in a media saturated age. We get bombarded with adverts pretty much all the time, trying to convince us that if we don’t buy their product or use their service, we’re somehow inadequate. Bombarded to the point that a growing number of people simply want to switch off.
It is time to start creating communities that are both able to sustain themselves on their own terms, and able to maintain their autonomy from the ever-present threats of industry and state.
After a years-long, hard-fought campaign against Line 9, which employed a diversity of tactics, from lobbying to legal battles to direct action, Line 9 transported crude to a refinery in Montreal on December 3, 2015. On December 7, we shut it down.