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How to Protest Keystone XL Without Getting Arrested

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How to Protest Keystone XL Without Getting Arrested

Moyers & Company

Barbara Haws is a Brooklynite, but she was raised in Nebraska. The proposed TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline would pass through her home state, and she’s not happy about it. Her cousins—Nebraska farmers—are so unhappy about it that they chained themselves to the White House fence in protest and were promptly arrested. Haws herself chose a simpler form of protest: she took her protest sign out of her window and now carries it where she goes. She documented her travels and her cause in this video, which just might inspire others to take the extra (foot)step.

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