Dakota Access Pipeline

We Talk A Lot About 'Self-Care,' But What Does It Actually Mean?

It was late last year, around mid-September, when I finally surrendered to the fatigue. The months preceding had been besieged by nonstop work, …

Thich Nhat Hanh

Energy Transfer Partners: A Turnaround Play For Risk Takers

Energy Transfer Partners continues to operate under a large debt load of $33.63 billion, which translates into a leverage ratio of more than …

Stocks

Political correctness isn’t the problem

The “real” bigotry is not suppression of speech, but white nationalism.<p><i>Welcome to TAKE DOWN, a new column in which Sean McElwee holds pundits</i> …

Political Correctness

Thanksgiving at Standing Rock - BLARB

Last year at this time, I was one of many non-Native allies who traveled to Standing Rock to join the Lakota People in protest of the Dakota Access …

Books

A new map exhibit documents evolving views of Earth’s interior

Much of what happens on the Earth’s surface is connected to activity far below. “Beneath Our Feet,” a temporary exhibit at the Norman B. Leventhal …

Maps

Pipeline protester recalls horror of nearly losing her arm in clash with police

A year ago Tuesday, Sophia Wilansky stood on a bridge just outside the Dakota Access Pipeline encampment when she was flattened by a deafening …

Injustice

This viral tweet about Thanksgiving and Native Americans deserves our attention.

A tweet that's gone viral days before Thanksgiving shows exactly why the indigenous communities of South Dakota didn't want oil pipelines on their …

Injustice

Rev. Jesse Jackson Reveals Parkinson's Diagnosis

Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, he announced Friday.<p>Read his full statement below.<p><i>Dear Friends</i> …

Parkinson's Disease

Standing Rock spirit alive and well on Cheyenne Territory

<b>Dennis Ward</b> <b><br>APTN News</b><br>There has been speculation of many new Standing Rock protests popping up and around the globe.<p>In 2016, thousands of people from …

Injustice

Keystone Pipeline Leaks 210,000 Gallons of Oil in South Dakota

About 5,000 barrels of oil, or about 210,000 gallons, gushed out of the Keystone Pipeline on Thursday in South Dakota, blackening a grassy field in the remote northeast part of the state and sending cleanup crews and emergency workers scrambling to the site.<p>“This is not a little spill from any …

Environment

Security firm TigerSwan was paid to build a conspiracy lawsuit against DAPL protesters.

Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline, brought on the paramilitary outfit to surveil pipeline opponents with the …

Environmentalism

210K gallons of oil leak from Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota

About 5,000 barrels, or 210,000 gallons of oil, leaked Thursday from a section of the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota, according to operator …

Portland, OR

Thank an Anti-War Veteran

Photo by miguelb | CC BY 2.0<p><b><br>Big Brother in the Aisles of HyVee</b><p>Repeat a lie often enough, the conventional Nazi propaganda wisdom ran, and it will …

Liberal View

Highlighting Media Matters research, Al Jazeera calls out "gaping hole" in media coverage of climate change

"Journalists and news outlets they work for consistently fall short on what may be the biggest story of them all: the future viability of the …

Climate

The Daily Chimp for Tuesday, 14 November 2017

<b>The Daily Chimp for Tuesday, 14 November 2017</b><p>The 25 most recent front page posts<p>Folks, our critical Autumn Fund Drive ends this week. Please consider …

Liberal View

Ousted Standing Rock Leader on the Pipeline Protest That Almost Succeeded

Dave Archambault II led the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe through an emotional year and a half as the tribe and its supporters nearly stopped the Dakota …

Injustice

Euphrat Museum’s fall exhibit explores kindness and hope

To get people to ponder notions such as kindness and hope, Diana Argabrite places ceramic fortune cookies openly around the De Anza College campus to …

Shepard Fairey

Brie Larson's New Film 'Basmati Blues' Is Raising Some Eyebrows

Did someone say "white savior?"<p>You know those films that just couldn't be released today? Like <i>Breakfast at Tiffany's</i> with Holly Golightly's yellow-faced neighbor Mr Yunioshi, or all the sexist Roger Moore <i>James Bond</i> films?<p>Well, Brie Larson's new flick is ticking the not-so-woke boxes with a trailer …

Movies

Climate Crisis Offers Opportunity for Radical Positive Transformation

<i>This piece originally appeared on Popular Resistance.</i><p>The climate crisis is upon us. It seems that every report on climate conditions has one thing in …

Climate

A timeline of the year of resistance at Standing Rock

<i>UPDATE, JANUARY 24, 2017: President Trump has just signed executive orders to go ahead with the Dakota Access pipeline.</i><p>"Water is life."<p>That's been …

Injustice

A Tribe Called Quest: We got it from Here... Thank You 4 Your service Album Review | Pitchfork

Since their 1990 debut, <i>People’s Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm</i>, A Tribe Called Quest have been forward-thinking, presenting their albums as full-length meditations on sound and society. They didn’t break new ground as much as they dug deeper into the lands beneath their feet, turning …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The forgotten minority in police shootings

<b>(CNN) —</b> Allegations of excessive police use of force against African-Americans have captured the nation's attention in recent years. But there's another group whose stories you're less likely to hear about.<p>Native Americans are killed in police encounters at a higher rate than any other racial or …

Justice

U.S. Justice Department commits to prosecute activists that damage pipelines

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday pledged to prosecute protesters who damage energy infrastructure in a move that could escalate tensions between climate activists and the administration of President Donald Trump.<p>The DOJ said it was committed to vigorously prosecuting …

News (U.S.)

‘There’s still work people can do’: North Dakota pipeline

At the beginning of the year US President Donald Trump gave the green light for tunneling to begin under Lake Oahe, a reservoir on the Missouri River …

Injustice

JPMorgan, BlackRock Tout Climate Bona Fides While Funding Amazon Oil Drilling

The financial giants are slated to make appearances at the COP23 in Germany next week.<p>Executives from JPMorgan Chase and BlackRock are scheduled to speak about the need to slash planet-warming emissions next week in Bonn, Germany, at the United Nations’ annual conference on climate change.<p>Yet the …

News (U.S.)

Did Russian Trolls Try To Meddle In Energy Markets? Congress Wants To Look Into It

The House science committee has specifically requested information on the source of ads related to “so-called green initiatives,” the source of advertisements on Facebook related renewable and nonrenewable energy, and all information related to any activity from a foreign entity involvement in the …

U.S. Politics

The Year in Protests Since Donald Trump's Election 

Donald Trump was elected president one year ago today. From day one, his presidency has been marked by a stream of protests spanning issues, …

U.S. Politics

Can you pass this presidential quiz on Donald Trump's first year in office?

<b>1. What sort of neckwear should a US presidential candidate/President wear?</b><p>a) A red, white and blue bowtie: it signifies patriotism, and doesn’t …

Donald Trump

Native Sovereignty, from History to Standing Rock

Jason Sellers<p>Webster, Tony. “Sacred Stone Camp,” August 25 2016, Dakota Access Pipeline protest at the Sacred Stone Camp near Cannon Ball, North …

Injustice

Moyers and McKibben: Time Is Running Out for the Planet

<b>EDITOR’S NOTE:</b> I wasn’t one of the 50,766 participants who finished the New York City Marathon last weekend. Instead, I spent the average marathon …

Liberal View