Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Tag: water protectors

‘Powerful victory’ as judge dismisses charges against Line 3 water protectors

"Why are U.S. citizens who are trying to protect themselves from a foreign fossil fuel corporation facing arrest, when no one at Enbridge will ever be held accountable for their crimes?"

Standing Rock withdraws from ongoing environmental assessment of Dakota Access Pipeline

The Standing Rock Sioux tribe has withdrawn as a cooperating agency from the U.S Federal government’s ongoing environmental assessment of the Dakota...

Prosecutor sought funding from oil giant Enbridge to jail line 3...

With Canadian oil giant Enbridge pouring more than $4 million into a fund that was used by the law enforcement agencies which...

Water protectors show that ‘another world is possible’ — through resistance...

During a week of action with over 600 arrests, water protectors occupying the Bureau of Indian Affairs showed that caring for one another is directly connected to caring for the Earth.

Water protectors challenge Minnesota AG Keith Ellison’s silence on Line 3...

"What will you do about the frivolous charges brought against over 800 people drawing attention to Line 3's climate impacts and civil rights violations?"

Seven water protectors protesting Line 3 Pipeline arrested at the Shell...

“These women represent many others who stand in solidarity with the protection of water across Anishinaabe treaty lands.”

Water protectors join together in march to halt Line 3 pipeline

“Find your bravery, find your community, find your truth. Stand with us and Stop Line 3.”

Water protectors hold their ground in Wild Rice Country

“Indigenous people and our allies are resisting across the whole pathway of this pipeline.”

Two women face 110 years in prison for attempting to sabotage...

"They shouldn't be prosecuted; they should be praised. They're trying to stop the destruction of the human race."

Emails show FBI and police are monitoring Oregon anti-pipeline activists

The emails circulated by the task force include activists' social media posts, emails and rally announcements.

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Ultimate rightwing transgression: the mockery of politics as a preposterous joke 

The Big Lie is "yoked to an older deception, without which it could not survive: the idea that American politics is a joke," attackable without consequences.

Tax the rich? We did that once

A little history might just inspire us to try that taxing again.

Does Elon Musk have a right to destroy Twitter?

Do we really think that the super-wealthy should be allowed to control so much wealth and wield so much influence?

Right-wing SCOTUS majority signals support for anti-LGBTQ+ reactionaries

"It does not bode well for the future of civil rights law that Gorsuch believes a state imposes 'reeducation training' on employers when it reminds them how to comply with nondiscrimination rules," said one court observer.

Puerto Rican cities sue fossil fuel companies in major class-action, climate fraud case

Municipalities aim to hold industry liable for damages from catastrophic 2017 hurricanes.