In case you missed it, this week the Portland Mercury published an outstanding article titled “Industrial Hub in Northwest Portland Will Cause Catastrophic Oil Spill During Earthquake, Report Finds” analyzing the results of a report … Read more
More than 30 legislators from Minnesota’s House of Representatives and Senate released a letter demanding the state halt the Line 3 project and order Enbridge to cease drilling until more data is available about what, exactly, is being released everywhere Enbridge goes and what happens to it once it’s loose.
It’s too early to know what will come of this but the fact that actual Powers That Be are mad might be a sign that things are finally happening.
Things are moving fast in Minnesota as Enbridge is now digging under the headwaters of the Mississippi River. Enbridge has already had a significant incident: Tania Aubid, Winona LaDuke, Shanai Matteson and other water protectors … Read more
This week saw some extremely ominous news from Giniw Collective: This is yet another major escalation in police repression and transparently illegal…but who enforces the law when it’s “law enforcement” who are the criminals? In … Read more
Governor Kate Brown is already invoking the Emergency Conflagration Act as fire season kicks off and, while we don’t know if we’ll get a repeat of last year’s inferno, our first brutal heat wave, not … Read more
Here’s what I learned in Minnesota: Pipelines are not a climate change issue. They’re an Indigenous issue with global consequences. Pipelines always run through Indigenous territories because they’re politically disenfranchised, the result of half a millennium of persecution and genocide. It’s the path of least resistance.
This week marks the anniversary of the brutal murder of George Floyd and the anniversary of the Portland uprising. This was a year of resistance. But we weren’t the ones resisting. It was the government. … Read more
As Texas is crushed by surreal winter storms mere months after the entire West coast was consumed by wildfires, it can be easy to feel despair over the fate of our planet, to feel like … Read more