Author Naomi Klein discussing the notable poverty of discussion about the massive environmental rally which took place in Washington D.C. February 17, 2013.  As she explains, the public pressure being exerted on those responsible for approving the Keystone pipeline from Alberta to Texas is in fact making them think twice about the feasibility of the project.  Therefore, as one should come to expect, the media refuses to cover it in any meaningful way.

As the decision to approve or cancel the project looms, it will be fascinating to see in which direction these waves of momentum break.

Like a car skidding towards the ditch, one would hope the driver would heed the advice of passengers to apply the brakes and not the accelerator.