August 23, 2018
by Brian Marks
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Bayou Bridge Pipeline direct action protests and felony arrests largely ignored by local media, but you can hear them on WHYR

On August 1st, Louisiana’s new industry-backed criminal trespassing law for ‘critical infrastructure’ came into effect. The law is intended to hyper-criminalize protests against the Bayou Bridge Pipeline, currently being constructed between Lake Charles and the Mississippi River. Earlier this summer, … Continue reading

May 28, 2018
by Brian Marks
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Listen to the Louisiana Poor People’s Campaign speak with Baton Rouge Community Radio

Listen here to a conversation between two members of the Louisiana Poor People’s Campaign, Jasmine Pogue and Mia Taylor, on WHYR’s weekly call-in show¬†A Pause for Thought (live Wednesdays @ 5:00pm). In a half-hour live conversation, host Wayne Parker, Jasmine … Continue reading

March 13, 2018
by Brian Marks
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LA Governor’s Office spying on Bayou Bridge protesters, from Democracy Now!

The Louisiana Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness has been spying on Louisiana citizens concerned about the construction of Energy Transfer Partners‘ Bayou Bridge Pipeline through the Atchafalaya Basin ending in a African-American community in St. James parish … Continue reading