Thursday, April 18, 2019

Environmental defender murdered in Mexico days before vote on pipeline project

"This is a political crime for the human rights defense that Samir Flores Samir and the FPDTA carried out against the [project] and for people's autonomy and self-determination."

Automation, climate change and Donald Trump: What kind of future are we in for?

Author Peter Frase combines science fiction and Marxist theory to imagine possible outcomes, for better and for worse.

How to respond to EPA chief Scott Pruitt’s lie about carbon dioxide and climate

Don’t argue with Pruitt or his Koch Brother-funded cousins. Close down the coal plants. End coal.
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Standing Rock: Police Arrest 120+ Water Protectors as Dakota Access Speeds up Pipeline Construction

On Saturday over 100 people were arrested at a peaceful march after they were confronted by police in riot gear, carrying assault rifles.

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Earliest Earth overshoot day ever, it's been over a year since MSNBC mentioned the war in Yemen, Trump wants to strip security clearance of those who have criticized him, and more.

We already have a border wall. It’s an environmental disaster.

"We’ve inhabited this land for so long, since the beginning of time and so not allowing that migration to flow disrupts people’s systems. We know the impacts [the border wall] has already had on our environment.”

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Nebraska farmers return land to Native American tribe, Parkland students join Chicagoans to march against gun violence, audio recordings of children separated from their parents at the border, and more.

Massive fracking on Nevada public lands sought by Trump administration, conservation groups launch legal...

The protest says the BLM has violated the National Environmental Policy Act and the Endangered Species Act by failing to analyze the risks of drilling for oil and fracking with dangerous chemicals on such a massive scale.

Seattle dumps Wells Fargo over investment in Dakota Access pipeline

The city of Seattle plans to remove $3 billion from Wells Fargo to protest the atrocities which have taken place at Standing Rock.
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VIDEO: Report from Standing Rock

100+ Militarized Police Deployed Against Native American Water Protectors.