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Mother Jones Picks Up Riverdale Story

June 22, 2012 // 2 Comments

It was great to see that the story of Riverdale was picked up by a reporter for Mother Jones! Check out Xian Chiang-Waren’s article, “Trailer Park Evicted to Make Room for Fracking.” You’ll recognize several of the people referred to in the article from Wendy …

Today, I drove out to Riverdale to photograph whatever I could. I decided to leave when one of the security guards appeared to be calling the police. I made some folks very uncomfortable. They should be. They’re participating in the commission of a crime against …

This set of photographs chronicles the picnic held June 17th at what is now the corporate-destroyed community of Riverdale, Jersey Shore, PA. The residents and the activists–all of whom acted to resist the seizure of this property for Aqua America’s proposed water withdrawal station were …

The failed attempt last week to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has left many of his opponents to scratch their heads and wonder “was it the money?”, “Was it better organization?”, “Was something wrong with the exit polls?”, and “What does it mean for Obama’s …

Photo by Wendy Lee It is genuinely difficult for me to capture the surreal almost slow-motion atmosphere of the police raid of Riverdale. Someone suggested to me that because there was no use of force, this wasn’t really a raid. But there was a palpable …

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Editor’s Note:  This is Part 3 of 3. Part 1, “Pennsylvania Gags Physicians,” appeared in the May “Early Edition.” Part 2, “Health, Environmental Impact Greater than Claimed,” appears alongside Part 3 in this issue of Raging Chicken Press.  The history of energy exploration, mining, and delivery is …

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