Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: water protectors

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.

Emails show Iraq war PR alums led attempt to discredit Dakota...

Emails show that extent to which Energy Transfer Partners went to hire firms to discredit the Standing Rock water protectors.

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The 2011 “Water Bottle Ban” gave national parks the allowance to prohibit the sale of plastic water bottles, which helped reduce park...

Texas judge convicted of bribery and obstruction

“No one – especially a judge – is above the law.”

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

Americans are dying because they can’t afford their insulin

“My son and Jesy, they were murdered. They were killed by big Pharma. The cause of death should actually be on their death certificates, corporate greed.”

Logic for progressives: an interview with Professor Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis, an author and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, is on a mission to make progressives more effective in confronting the right with good arguments, whether...