Monday, November 30, 2020

Tag: water protectors

Media silence after water protectors and police clash on MLK Day

On MLKDay 2017 water protectors were shot at and tear gassed once again by law enforcement in riot gear.

North Dakota bill would let motorists ‘unintentionally cause injury or death’...

“It’s shocking to see legislation that allows for people to literally be killed for exercising their right to protest in a public space.”

Standing Rock and the return of the nonviolent campaign

There’s something even better than electoral politics and one-off protests when mobilizing citizen power.

Resistance at Standing Rock: The people from Oceti Sakowin camp

Water protectors answer a fundamental question: What happens if the pipeline gets completed?

7 things the Defund DAPL campaign has achieved so far (including...

Public and consumer pressure on banks to quit financing the Dakota Access pipeline companies is producing results.

Why I kneeled before Standing Rock elders and asked for forgiveness

“We fought you. We took your land. We signed treaties that we broke … But we’ve come to say that we are sorry.”

How Standing Rock’s divest campaign can stop future pipelines

As banks begin to respond, environmental movements are learning the importance of speaking clearly about the financial risks of fossil fuel investment.

Lawyers for Standing Rock water protectors are pleading for more help

Hundreds of DAPL water protectors have no lawyer at all.

Leaked audio: Dakota Access pipeline executive says “Election night changed everything”...

Big oil believes “We now are going into a transition where we are going to have a new President of the United States who gets it."

With pipeline losing $20 million a week, DAPL battle moves to...

In the meantime, organized resistance against DAPL continues.

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Inequality gone viral: The obscene numbers

Something has to be done to heal the rupture in the sickened body of our nation.

The great clanging, self-inflicted, farcical Trump implosion

I conclude Trump took himself out of the race because he was and is in self-destruction mode.

STUNNING NEWS! Trump experiences an Enlightenment, takes actions to end his term with positive...

If you believed that Trump had had an enlightenment and had become a completely changed man. If you were suckered into buying into that, then I have to tell you this: it was all a huge hoax, nothing more than fake news.

Police officer placed on leave after hitting bystander on video

Livestreaming a video of an arrest where a police officer's use of force leads to his arrest.

EPA warns glyphosate is likely to harm the nation’s most endangered species

“If we want to stop the extinction of amazing creatures like monarch butterflies, we need the EPA to take action to stop the out-of-control spraying of deadly poisons.”