Thursday, October 6, 2022

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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New analysis shows Big Oil’s continued and future price gouging

Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

Wax worm saliva can degrade stubborn plastic within hours, scientists find

Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.
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Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad on Ukraine, why US must negotiate with Russia &...

When it comes to continuing the war rather than negotiating a peace settlement, “the United States and Britain are pretty isolated on this.”

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."