This article, which appeared at The Daily Kos, explains how “Fractivists” won the battle to ban hydraulic fracking in New York State.


The Fractivists planned a political battle and a smart strategy. Education activists in every state can learn lessons from their success.


Whenever people say, “What can we do? The other side has so much money, the other side has so much political power. We are helpless.”  Read what the Fractivists did. They had neither money nor political power, and they won.