I first heard about Midwest Unrest and the upcoming action through a friend. I was canvassing in Michigan for an environmental organization at the time, and our campaign was working to increase Michigan’s renewable energy standard. I had just finished talking to a rather enthusiastic believer in the righteous power of coal and had very little patience for suburban households when I received a phone call. My friend called and asked how I felt about being arrested at the front steps of Secretary Kerry’s residence in Washington, D.C.
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