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Sunday, December 14, 2008
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Global Guerillas

The superempowered references are flowing for the man in the UK that shut down an electric power plant single handedly (without a boom):
The £12m defences of the most heavily guarded power station in Britain have been breached by a single person who, under the eyes of CCTV cameras, climbed two three-metre (10ft) razor-wired, electrified security fences, walked into the station and crashed a giant 500MW turbine before leaving a calling card reading "no new coal". He walked out the same way and hopped back over the fence. All power from the coal and oil-powered Kingsnorth station in Kent was halted for four hours...

Mystified Greenpeace activists explain why they FAIL (ego and legacy protest thinking play a big part):

Should "climate man" ever show up, he will be feted for what activists say was the most daring individual action of the year. "We have no idea who he is - but we really want to know. Everybody's asking, 'Where were you on Friday November 28?'." /snap/ [link]

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