Episode 12: Irreparable

In this first episode of 2018, the pipeline fight is entering a new phase. Tree cutting begins in Buckingham County, and MVP takes 300 landowners to court.

Original air date: 2/16/18

Music by Restroy and Lobo Marino.

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Episode 13: Bent Mountain

A special episode of storytelling and memory sharing from residents of Bent Mountain.

Original air date: 3/2/18

Music by Restroy and Lobo Marino.

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Episode 14: Two Trees

Through wind storms, snow storms, two court hearings, and a temporary restraining order, the support for the treesitters at Peters Mountain Stand has only grown. Have they sparked something beyond just protecting these two trees?

Original air date: 3/30/18

Music by Restroy and Lobo Marino.

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Episode 15: Two Trees pt. 2

Treesitters on top of Peters Mountain Stand have wondered if their action might be a spark to inspire pipeline fighters. Now others have answered their call, taking to the trees in the upland wetlands of Bent Mountain.

Original air date: 4/6/18

Music by Restroy and Lobo Marino.

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Episode 16: Reflection

As more eyes turn to pipeline resistance in Virginia, how does that resistance take root, and in what ways can community subvert the structures of power?

Original air date: 4/20/18

Music by Restroy and Lobo Marino.

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Episode 17: Still Here

“Nutty” has been living at the top of a 50 foot pole on the forest service road in Giles County for over 6 weeks. The forest service continues to impose order by drawing lines and then re-drawing them, and arresting anyone who crosses the line.

Original air date: 5/4/18

Special thanks to Jack R. Johnson at WRIR for his contributing audio.

Music by Restroy and Lobo Marino.

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Episode 18: Hellbender

“Nutty” finally came down from her monopod, but not before another tree-sitter went up to continue the tree-top blockade on the forest service road. In this episode, hear conversations around colonization and the perceived problems of private property within the struggle for collective liberation and collective resistance.

Original air date: 6/1/18

Music by Restroy and Lobo Marino.

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Episode 19: Mud

Pipeline fighters have been keeping their promise to watch Mountain Valley Pipeline’s every move, documenting almost daily violations that are damaging their creeks and streams, and doing the job that Virginia DEQ is either unable – or unwilling – to do.

Original air date: 7/6/18

Special thanks to Linda Sink, David Hancock, Wendell and Mary Flora, Emily Guilliams, MaryJo Bowman, and Emily Satterwhite.

Music by Restroy and Lobo Marino.

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Episode 20: Stay

Three girls from three different counties in West Virginia talk about how the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines will impact them, the community they’ve been able to find in Appalachia in the midst of extractive economies, and what kind of economies they would like to see in their world.

Original air date: 7/20/18

Special thanks to Alice, John, Faith, Mabel, and Becca.

Music by Restroy and Lobo Marino.

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Episode 21: Memory

In the final episode of “Season 2”, pipeline fighters talk teacher strikes, remembering histories of resistance, and what winning really looks like.

Original air date: 8/3/18

Special thanks to Tammy Belinksky, Emily Satterwhite, Becky Crabtree, Maury Johnson, Ashby Berkley, and the students at High Rocks.

Music by Restroy and Lobo Marino.

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