Friday, February 3, 2023

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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Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.