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image2021 National Black Agriculture Breakfast Forum
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
A 21st Century notion may help increase the current reality of @ 1% of United State Agriculture Producers of African Descent in both Urban Agriculture and Rural Agriculture Agribusiness...
Posted: Wed Sep 8, 2021 8:45AM
imageWater Protectors Document Escalating Police Brutality in Minnesota
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by By Giniw Collective
In August police escalated to torture. On August 11 water protectors shut down two different worksites. Police approached them on the site and when the water protectors refused to leave police began to use a torture tactic they refer to as “pain compliance.”...
Posted: Mon Aug 30, 2021 9:06PM
imageO'odham Voice Against the Wall Releases New Report on Elbit Spy Towers
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by Brenda Norrell
O'odham Voice Against the Wall demands a halt to the destruction and surveillance underway by Israel's Elbit Systems on the Tohono O'odham Nation and an end to the militarization by the U.S. Border Patrol, in a new 81-page report released to the world today....
Posted: Wed Aug 25, 2021 8:52AM
videoSanta Barbara County Releases ExxonMobil’s Revised Plan to Restart Offshore Platforms, Truck Oil in California (video/mp4 1013.0KB) by Center for Biological Diversity
Final Environmental Study Revives Proposal to Use Dangerous Highway 166...
Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2021 10:47AM
imageWater Protectors Lock Down at Enbridge Line 3: 700 Arrests to Date
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by Giniw Collective
"We have exhausted every other option," Giniw Collective said today, Monday, August 16. "This morning, four water protectors locked to each other and to machines, halting work at an Enbridge Line 3 worksite near Hay Creek, Minnesota." Now, 700 Water Protectors have been arrested. https://bsnorrell.blogspot.com/2021/08/water-protectors-continue-to-resist.html...
Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2021 8:23AM
textClimate Crisis and Social Transformation in the Age of Corona by Norbert Trenkle
The temporary moratorium on economic activity in large parts of the world has done nothing at all to change the fundamental logic of the capitalist mode of production, which is driven by the end-in-itself motion of endlessly reproducing abstract wealth, represented by money....
Posted: Sat Aug 14, 2021 6:31AM
imageBiden Administration Lets Oil Companies Disturb Polar Bears, Walruses in Alaska’s Western Arctic, Beaufort Sea
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by Center for Biological Diversity
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, August 4, 2021 — The Biden administration issued a final rule today allowing oil and gas companies operating in the Beaufort Sea and Western Arctic to harass polar bears and Pacific walruses when drilling or searching for oil for the next five years....
Posted: Thu Aug 5, 2021 1:43AM
imageWater Protectors Shot with Rubber Bullets and Tear Gas now Denied Medications in Jail
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by Giniw Collective
Water Protectors at Stop Line 3 were brutally arrested by Sheriffs' deputies using excessive force, tear gas, rubber bullets and pepper bullets. Water Protectors now in Pennington County jail in northern Minnesota are being denied medications and being fed moldy food, Giniw Collective said....
Posted: Mon Aug 2, 2021 3:52AM
imageMinnesota Sheriff Deputy's Brutal Arrest of Grandmother Defending River from Enbridge
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by Brenda Norrell
A grandmother was brutally arrested by a Clearwater County Sheriff Deputy in northern Minnesota. She was protecting the Mississippi River from the onslaught of the Canadian corporation Enbridge, and its Line 3 pipeline for dirty crude oil from Canada. The gruesome arrest is documented on video....
Posted: Sun Aug 1, 2021 6:28AM
imageOregon Approves Petition to Increase Marbled Murrelet Endangered Species Protection
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Coastal Seabird at Risk of Extinction From Climate Change...
Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2021 3:51PM
imageSecretary Haaland to welcome totem pole at DC event on National Mall
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by Red Road to DC
Event is part of cross-country tour of Indigenous sacred sites...
Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2021 12:13AM
imageLawsuit Threatened Over U.S. Failure to Protect Imperiled Wildlife From Marine Highway Program
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Program Funds Expansion of Ship Traffic That Harms Protected Species...
Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 11:33AM
imageMINN: Police Mob Stalks Lone Red Lake Native Youth Water Protector, Provokes Arrests
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by Brenda Norrell
In Thief River Falls, Minn., on Monday, an out-of-control police mob stalked a lone Red Lake Youth Water Protector without cause when he went a restroom. Then Sheriff's deputies provoked the arrests of two Water Protectors, who had just been released from jail for protecting the water, when they came to the Native youth's aid....
Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 9:40AM
imageOn the Red Road, Lummi Totem Pole to Shell River Stop Line 3
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by Red Road to DC
The Red Road to DC joins Stop Enbridge Line 3 at the Shell River on Sunday. The Lummi Totem Pole is crossing the United States as Native Americans urge President Biden to protect sacred places....
Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 4:31PM
imageBiden Administration Announces Decommissioning of Oil Rigs Off California
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., July 22, 2021 — The Biden administration today announced its intent to prepare a programmatic environmental analysis of the impacts of decommissioning oil and gas drilling platforms, pipelines and wells off southern California....
Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2021 4:48PM
textLearning to shrink by Philipp T. Hinz
An economy that does not grow can nevertheless always change and even improve in the process. It can become more ecological, for example. Last year, for example, CO2 emissions fell by almost six percent - more than at any time since the Second World War. A shrinking economy can make its players even happier. For example, because people work less and spend more time with their families....
Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2021 11:16AM
imageWinona LaDuke and Water Protectors Arrested: Horse Nation to the Front Line
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by Honor the Earth
Winona LaDuke, executive director of Honor the Earth, was among the women arrested today defending the Shell River from the construction of Enbridge Line 3....
Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2021 10:35PM
textRichard Branson’s flight and the privatization of space travel by Bryan Dyne (WSWS repost)
Richard Branson’s flight has no connection to the democratization of space or the progress of humanity. It is to further enrich himself and to make outer space the playground of the very rich....
Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 2:28AM
imageNorth Dakota law enforcement admits critical failures at Standing Rock
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by Brenda Norrell
In an internal report, not meant for public view, North Dakota law enforcement admits that it lacked training and experience, and had no policies in place, when it fired rubber bullets, tear gas, and other chemical agents into Standing Rock Water Protectors....
Posted: Sun Jul 11, 2021 4:25AM
imageStop Line 3 call for frontliners to Minnesota
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by E
There are over 20 river crossings in the headwaters of the Mississippi river, on unceded Anishinabe land, for the Line 3 tarsands pipeline which is currently be built in northern Minnesota. Construction (destruction) is ramping up and frontliners are needed to protect these river crossings and help stop construction of the pipeline....
Posted: Thu Jul 8, 2021 10:23PM