Episode 20: STAY

In this episode, we speak to three high school students from three different counties in West Virginia who are impacted by the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines about how extractive economies have shaped their lives. Original air date: 7/20/18

Episode 19: MUD

Pipeline fighters are keeping their promise to watch Mountain Valley Pipeline’s every move, catching almost daily construction failures 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

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

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

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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

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 wetlands of Bent Mountain. Original air date: 4/6/18

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

Episode 13: BENT MOUNTAIN

A special episode of storytelling and memory sharing from residents of Bent Mountain. Original air date: 3/2/18

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 nearly 300 landowners to court. Original air date: 2/16/18

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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

  • Episode 13: BENT MOUNTAIN

    A special episode of storytelling and memory sharing from residents of Bent Mountain. Original air date: 3/2/18

  • 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 nearly 300 landowners to court. Original air date: 2/16/18

  • Episode 11: VOICE

    Inside the State Water Control Board meetings for the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines, where many opponents thought a vote in favor of water certification was a foregone conclusion for both projects, a chorus of voice makes space for courage and power. Original air date: 12/15/17

  • Episode 10: WATERSHED

    In this episode, we visit Bottom Creek, one of the few Tier 3 streams in Virginia which would be crossed by the MVP, while pipeline opponents examine whether the DEQ’s process has really been “scientific and transparent” for the public. Original Air Date: 12/01/17

  • Episode 8: ELECTION

    In episode 8, we take a look at the impact that the pipelines have had on state elections in 2017, and how the political conversation has changed over the last three years. Original Air Date: 11/3/17

  • Episode 7: NECESSITY

    FERC grants “Certificates of Public Convenience and Necessity” for both the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast Pipelines. What does this mean for pipeline fighters, and more importantly, are these pipeline projects really needed? In this episode, we get a lesson in the history of energy demand in the United States, plus a look at what… Read more »