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The Industrial Sublime: Photographic works by Edward Burtynsky

Recently, I was lucky enough to go to an exhibit by Canadian-turned-Vermont photographer Edward Burtynsky entitled “Oil” (“Pétrole”) at the Musée McCoord in Montreal. The exhibit consisted of a series of photographs tracking the life cycle of the petroleum industry, … Continue reading

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Keystone XL protest takes DC by storm!

Over the weekend, over 10,000 people came together in Washington DC to protest the Keystone XL Pipeline: a 1,700 mile proposed pipeline designated to bring oil from tar sands in Alberta to oil refineries on the Gulf Coast.  The goal … Continue reading

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Thousands signed up to protest Keystone this weekend

Over 5000 people have signed to protest the Keystone Pipeline in DC this Sunday, November 6th.  The goal of the protest is to encircle the White House, sending a clear message to President Obama exactly a year before the next … Continue reading

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Heinberg lecture and PCC signing a success!

Last Tuesday, Bennington hosted a lecture by author and social critic Richard Heinberg.  The lecture discussed the decline of economic and social growth as it has been experienced in the United States for around the past hundred years. The talk … Continue reading

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