Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: Minnesota

“Defending the sacred”: Indigenous water protectors continue resistance to Line 3...

“This, to me, is an extension of the fight that’s happening all over Mother Earth, protecting the last beautiful places, protecting the sacred.”

Minnesota Court of Appeals upholds Line 3 permit allowing construction to...

"Construction on Line 3 is underway—all eyes now turn to the Biden administration to live up to their commitments to climate action and Indigenous rights by stopping Line 3."

Minnesota Permits for Line 3 Pipeline approved. Indigenous and Climate Leaders...

Environmental and Indigenous groups say this construction threatens the water where Native Americans harvest wild rice and also would be a factor in increasing climate change.

Police officer found guilty of excessive force against unarmed man

The behavior of the defendant will not be tolerated and the Department of Justice will seek to prosecute those who abuse their power

A necessary voice: Ilhan Omar must not be silenced

Representative Omar has only held office for two months and not only faces attacks from within her own party, but also what amounts to a campaign of incitement launched by the right.

Police in Minnesota are using private security firms to target anti-pipeline...

“It’s clear that Enbridge is doing everything they can to have a very highly skilled force of security and law enforcement at their fingertips to do what they can to stop any resistance to Line 3.”

Minnesota approves controversial Enbridge pipeline rebuild

Tribal groups say Enbridge's plan is the worst possible route.

Minneapolis announces its pledge to go 100 percent renewables by 2030

The resolution is a direct response to climate change that is "caused primarily by the combustion of fossil fuels."

Thousands protest Philando Castile shooting verdict

“This verdict shows how the system is rigged against justice for victims of police terror.”

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‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming...

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods."
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Former California cops charged with assaulting unarmed teen

“Those who violate their oath to protect and serve discredit the good work law enforcement strives to do every day.”

The US military, post-Afghanistan

Can we finally give peace a try?