Marcellus Earth First! fights the frack & Jerry Koch fights the SGJ

toxic-avengerThe Final Straw this week features two conversations.

In the first interview, William discusses the Marcellus bioregion with Oz from Marcellus Earth First!, the dangers posed by fracking that shale and what resistance has looked like in PA. Here they also announce the beginning of a forest defense campaign with a tree sit in Loyalsock State Forest as an expansion of their struggle against the Anadarko’s attempts to expand fracking.

In the second conversation, Bursts talks to Randall of the Support Jerry Committee about the history of Grand Juries, Jerry’s legal team’s recently filed appeal to his imprisonment, and broader strategies to resisting GJ’s. Randall also announces a new website for sharing resources and research on the repression of Anarchists in the U.S., found at Info about Jerry’s case can be found at

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