Monday, October 25, 2021

Tag: Standing Rock

ING Bank just divested their DAPL financing – we all helped...

Last month, bank officials met face to face with leaders of the Standing Rock Sioux, and this week they announced the bank had sold the loan at the request of tribal leaders.

Water is life: The story of Standing Rock won’t go away

The Dakota Access pipeline is set and oil will flow. But this is not the only fight about water, and Standing Rock is only one chapter somewhere in the middle of a long story.

Tom Goldtooth: ‘They cannot extinguish the fire that Standing Rock started’

The camp may be gone, but the fight will continue. The seeds have been planted, and they will continue to grow.

10 arrested as deadline to evacuate Dakota Access pipeline protest camp...

“Allies around the world acting in solidarity with Standing Rock cannot stop now.”

Dakota Access pipeline ‘could be operational within 30 days’

Activists remain defiant, with three new camps springing up in recent days.

Pipeline resistance broadens: On the day Dakota Access oil flows, go...

Let’s do what it takes to remind the companies, and the government itself, who’s really in charge of the economy.

Veterans return to Standing Rock to act as human shields against...

This is a clear sign that the fight between water protectors and law enforcement is far from over.

Seattle becomes first city to cut ties with Wells Fargo over...

“When big cities such as this do the right thing, it sparks hope in the world.”

Defund DAPL spreads across Indian country as tribes divest

The Navajo Nation is making moves to join a growing number of tribes that have already respectfully, but conclusively, shown Wells Fargo the door.

Tribes find new ways to keep pipelines – and their oil – out...

The upcoming months promise intense new fronts of conflict as tribal nations are united as never before and taking action.

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The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”

Fossil fuel plant run by William Koch at heart of EPA investigation into racism...

“My hope is that they will thoroughly investigate their emissions and their impact on the community and draw what we believe to be an inescapable conclusion that Oxbow is an eminent danger to the life and health of people in Port Arthur and southeast Texas.”

Louisiana deputy who slammed a Black woman on the pavement was named in multiple...

Julio Alvarado has been named in nine federal civil rights lawsuits, all involving the use of excessive force.

US billionaires are now $2.1 trillion richer than before the pandemic

Not only did the wealth of U.S. billionaires grow, but so did their numbers: in March of last year, there were 614 Americans with 10-figure bank accounts. Today there are 745.

99.9% of scientists agree on human-caused climate change

“Our study helps confirm that there is no remaining scientific uncertainty about the urgency and gravity of this task.”