Razz Gormley volunteered to to go join Greenpeace and rappel off the bridge to block the Shell oil icebreaker in Portland. Fracking gas companies and oil companies drilling in the Arctic corrupt our courts, legislatures, elections, governor, and Congress. So he asks us to help, and says there is a great group of people who will support you.
In camping out, the students remind me of the cardboard shantytown that students built and lived in 26 years ago to pressure the CU administrators to divest from companies doing business with apartheid South Africa. Here is an article on the protest. We printed the divest t-shirts for the CU students. And 26 years ago, Jimmy Walker perched atop the extension ladder that he had roped to the cardboard shantytown, so that if the cardboard structure were removed, then he would plummet.