Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tag: water protectors

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.

TigerSwan, county sheriff sued over road blockade during Dakota Access Pipeline...

“This road closure was directed only at Water Protectors: residents of Fort Rice were allowed to drive southbound on Highway 1806 as were employees of DAPL.”

Water protectors take action to keep pipeline out of black and...

An encampment of protesters in Louisiana is resisting the crude oil industry, whose environmental disasters disproportionately affect the poor and people of color.

Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

What Standing Rock gave the world

Americans saw the Indigenous struggle—the violence, stolen resources, colluding corporations and governments—that goes hand in hand with protecting the Earth.

The bipartisan long con: Russian clickbait, Water Protectors and the movement...

In a case like this one, we have to ask an age old question. Who benefits from these poorly sourced stories that damage nascent social movements?

The pipeline protest before Standing Rock

Last year’s water protectors garnered worldwide attention, but several pipeline fights – such as the Enbridge Sandpiper pipeline victory – got little public notice.

‘Poison’ PR campaign has biased jury pool, say Dakota Access protester’s...

Success “depends 99 percent on the judge.”

Standing Rock lawsuit started a year ago. Here’s where we are...

A recent victory has sent the Army Corps of Engineers back to analyze the environmental justice effects of the Dakota Access pipeline.

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Bernie Sanders becomes the first presidential candidate to visit the Comanche Nation in over...

"The pain, the lies, and the broken treaties that have fallen upon the American Indian people has got to end."

Demand A/C in all postal trucks

Sign now and demand all mail carriers provide A/C to all delivery vehicles.

Moral injury and America’s endless conflicts

Moral injury is not a recognized psychiatric diagnosis. Yet the concept began to take root among mental health specialists.

Congressman pleads guilty to stealing campaign funds

“This is not a case about mismanagement, or sloppy accounting, or ‘mistakes,' Duncan Hunter intentionally took money that did not belong to him and used it for his own benefit.”

If factory farm conditions are unhealthy for animals, they’re bad for people too

Lack of governmental oversight of factory farms has created a public health crisis of antibiotic-resistance diseases in people.