Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Tag: North Dakota

Body of Olivia Lone Bear found in N. Dakota as native...

Her disappearance has sparked renewed attention to the disproportionately high rates of disappearance, rape and murder of Native American women across the United States.

Louisiana joins compact which brought out-of-state cops to Dakota Access protests

“It just seems that opposition to this pipeline is not reasonably based upon legitimate environmental concerns.”

North Dakota plagued by oil spills: 745 in one year

Energy Transfer Partners and its subsidiary Sunoco are behind hundreds of thousands of gallons of spills from pipelines between 2015 and 2016.

North Dakota bill would let motorists ‘unintentionally cause injury or death’...

“It’s shocking to see legislation that allows for people to literally be killed for exercising their right to protest in a public space.”

Governor of North Dakota: When Trump is president DAPL ‘will get...

“I support the legal completion of this pipeline. Make no mistake, this infrastructure is good for our economy. And it's the safest way to transport North Dakota products."

Giant North Dakota oil spill from 2013 still not cleaned up

This is another example of how unsafe pipeline are, and that spills are not a question of “if” but “when.”

North Dakota’s public bank was built for the people – now...

The nation’s only state bank was created to empower small farmers and local economies, but now it’s being used to silence indigenous people with militarized force. How did this happen?

Pipeline 150 miles from Dakota Access Spills 176,000 gallons of crude...

Cleanup of this spill may last until spring.

North Dakota’s oil spill record: 85 pipeline accidents in 20 years

A new study finds that Standing Rock protesters’ concerns about the DAPL pipeline are well founded.

On the ground in Standing Rock

The water protectors in North Dakota didn't just build a protest camp. They built a community.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition in schools backed...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."

It could have been different

And keep in mind, when assessing this world I’m going to leave behind to those I hold near and dear, that Covid-19 is hardly the worst of it. Behind that pandemic is something so much worse.