THIS LAND WAS YOUR LAND is a documentary tracing the route of the Keystone XL pipeline on foot.

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  1. “Keystone XL is being built as an export pipeline for Canada to sell its dirty oil to foreign markets,” he said. “This is not about energy security; it’s about securing TransCanada’s profits.”He described Obama’s and Romney’s “failure to stand up to this corporate bully” as a “failure to defend America.”“It is unconscionable to put the interests of a transnational corporation before the health, safety and economic well-being of the American people,” he said.Weis sees the struggle to halt the Keystone XL pipeline as a symbolic crossroads for the country and the planet. One path leads, he said, toward decay. The other toward renewal.There comes a time when we must say to the ruling elite: ‘No more,’ ” he said. “There comes a time when we must make a stand for the future of our children, and for all life on Earth. That time is here. That time is now.”
-Excerpts from Chris Hedges’ Join the Blockade of the Keystone Pipeline
Photo: production still from This Land Was Your Land “Keystone XL is being built as an export pipeline for Canada to sell its dirty oil to foreign markets,” he said. “This is not about energy security; it’s about securing TransCanada’s profits.”He described Obama’s and Romney’s “failure to stand up to this corporate bully” as a “failure to defend America.”“It is unconscionable to put the interests of a transnational corporation before the health, safety and economic well-being of the American people,” he said.Weis sees the struggle to halt the Keystone XL pipeline as a symbolic crossroads for the country and the planet. One path leads, he said, toward decay. The other toward renewal.There comes a time when we must say to the ruling elite: ‘No more,’ ” he said. “There comes a time when we must make a stand for the future of our children, and for all life on Earth. That time is here. That time is now.”
-Excerpts from Chris Hedges’ Join the Blockade of the Keystone Pipeline
Photo: production still from This Land Was Your Land
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    “Keystone XL is being built as an export pipeline for Canada to sell its dirty oil to foreign markets,” he said. “This is not about energy security; it’s about securing TransCanada’s profits.”

    He described Obama’s and Romney’s “failure to stand up to this corporate bully” as a “failure to defend America.”

    “It is unconscionable to put the interests of a transnational corporation before the health, safety and economic well-being of the American people,” he said.

    Weis sees the struggle to halt the Keystone XL pipeline as a symbolic crossroads for the country and the planet. One path leads, he said, toward decay. The other toward renewal.

    There comes a time when we must say to the ruling elite: ‘No more,’ ” he said. “There comes a time when we must make a stand for the future of our children, and for all life on Earth. That time is here. That time is now.”

    -Excerpts from Chris Hedges’ Join the Blockade of the Keystone Pipeline

    Photo: production still from This Land Was Your Land

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