Quotation of the Day: Current Events Edition

Ten year-old Ta’Kaiya Blaney, after studying the environmental effects of the proposed TransCanada Keystone XL Pipeline, has worked to prevent its construction, including releasing a song to raise awareness.  Ta’Kaiya has more sense than most business and political leaders. On our side of the border, a group is conducting civil disobedience in Washington DC in the hopes our leaders will not agree to allow the pipeline in the U.S. Please visit Tar Sands Action to support the cause and learn what you can do to help.
“Oil pipelines and tankers will give people jobs, but if there is an oil spill like the [BP spill] in the Gulf of Mexico, that will take other people’s jobs and the wildlife will die,” 

~Ta’Kaiya Blaney

Read article at Yes Magazine.