The Associated press covered “The People’s Platform,” also known as the “Solar Pioneer,” a giant floating barge full of alternative energy that was built, crowd-funded and run by The Other 98%. The People’s Platform covered an ordinary marine barge with solar panels to energize our incredible show of people power. And the Platform lights up… Read more »
Other98.org is fiscally sponsoring the Mosquito Fleet, the fleet of kayakers set on disrupting Shell Oil’s docking in the Port of Seattle. The Mosquito Fleet’s kayaktivists were profiled in this NYTimes profile.
On Saturday, May 16th, weeks of long days and sleepless nights finally paid off when hundreds of “kayak-tivists” gathered for the “Paddle in Seattle.” The action’s target: Royal Dutch Shell, which brought a huge drilling rig, the Polar Pioneer, into the Port of Seattle for maintenance before heading to the Arctic to drill — ignoring… Read more »
A war is heating up in the Pacific Northwest as Shell prepares to dock its Arctic drilling fleet in the Port of Seattle. Shell claims this project is safe, environmentally sound, and economically beneficial. Do they think our memory spans are so short that we can’t remember three years ago? You may have heard about… Read more »