Author: anonima

Portland Rising Tide Activist Locks Down In Blockade of Shell Icebreaker to Halt Arctic Drilling

PORTLAND, OR—A Portland Rising Tide activist today blockaded a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker, the MSV Fennica, from departing Portland after receiving repairs. The Fennica is part of Shell’s Arctic drilling fleet. Without key safety equipment carried by the vessel, Shell

FLOOD THE SYSTEM

Starting this September, Rising Tide North America is calling for mass actions to shut down the economic and political systems threatening our survival. Already, hundreds of thousands are streaming into the streets to fight back against climate chaos, capitalism and

The Logic of Failed Climate Policies vs. the Logic of Direct Action: Oregon As a Case Study

A flooded grove of trees. Their trunks are underwater.

by Scott Schroder Portland Rising Tide has focused much of its fight against climate change on fossil fuel transport and infrastructure. Protests and direct actions have targeted gas pipelines, coal terminals, oil trains, and tar sands trucks. We are not

Tactical Art Workshop with Justseeds Collective, March 20

Friday, March 20, 9:00am – 5:00pmPhilip Feldman Gallery + Project Space at PNCA511 NW Broadway, Portland, Oregon 97209 As part of Gathering Autonomy: Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative, the Creative Activism Lab will be coordinating a series of workshops and other programming

Comment on Portland’s Climate Action Plan by April 10, 2015

The City of Portland recently released the nationally anticipated 2015 draft Climate Action Plan (CAP) for public comment. Rooted in science-based targets, the CAP aims to reduce local carbon emissions by 80% before 2050. *Comment before April 10th and contribute to Portland’s climate planning.*

Railside Community Listening Project, Saturday, April 11, 10a-3p

Vancouver Action Network is partnering with Portland Rising Tide to go door to door speaking with residents of railside neighborhoods. Our second venture will take place on Saturday, April 11 from 10am-3pm followed by a debriefing from 3:30-4:30pm in Portland, OR. If

Port Westward Blockade – Donate to Sunny’s Legal Fund

    Remember last fall, when Portland Rising Tide blockaded the tracks to Port Westward for over 9 hours, successfully delaying an oil train from reaching the terminal?   Well, our brave friend Sunny, who was atop the tripod blocking

Megaload Art Party

There will be a Megaload by Bike work party/art make Saturday, Jan 18th from 10 AM to 2 PM. The goal of this project is to build a fairly large bike float, something 8-9 feet high and 20 feet long,