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Earth Liberation Political Prisoners Sadie and Exile Punished for Being “Unrepentant”

28 Mar

by Leslie James Pickering

Earth Liberation prisoners Joyanna “Sadie” Zacher and Nathan “Exile” Block, who are a married couple, have been disallowed correspondence by their captors with the excuse that Sadie is “unrepentant” of her crimes.

Sadie and Exile are nearing the end of their seven-year-and-eight-month federal prison sentences for two million-dollar arsons prosecuted under the FBI’s Operation Backfire investigation into the Earth Liberation Front. Specifically, the couple has been convicted of the the $959,000 arson of the Romania Chevrolet dealership on March 30, 2001 and the $994,412 arson of Jefferson Poplar on May 21, 2001. Continue reading

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If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front

25 May
Heads up for upcoming documentary If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front,  about the controversial environmental group. The film is directed by Academy Award Nominated filmmaker Marshall Curry (RACING DREAMS and STREET FIGHT) and focuses on the evolution of the group and the transformation and radicalization of one of its members, Daniel McGowan.
The documentary will open in New York on June 22nd with a national rollout to follow. Please feel free to post this on your site.
View trailer Here