Standing Rock Reservation

Oil prices are at a two-year high, but out-of-luck Canadian producers are missing out on all the upswing

CALGARY – Crude oil prices are at a two-year high, but out-of-luck Canadian producers are missing out on the rebound.<p>The West Texas Intermediate …

Keystone XL

This Photo Exhibit Captures Standing Rock's Striking Beauty

The indigenous-led force against the Dakota Access Pipeline drew nationwide attention last year in part for its powerful visuals of protestors and …

Injustice

Native People and Allies Pledge to Stop Keystone XL

<i>Native leaders and grassroots organizations are leading the fight against the Keystone XL Pipeline, following approval from Nebraska's Public</i> …

Liberal View

What Really Happened At Standing Rock

On Thursday, November 16, 210,000 gallons of oil leaked from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota. We should have seen it coming. If we had listened …

Injustice

11 Brilliant Native American Films to Watch This Thanksgiving

Forget the over-cooked turkey. What you need this holiday is a dose of creativity from some of the coolest indigenous filmmakers in North America.<p>In …

Filmmaking

South Dakota Warns It Could Revoke Keystone Pipeline Permit Over Oil Spill

South Dakota regulators said they could revoke TransCanada's permit for the 7-year-old Keystone Pipeline if an investigation into a large oil spill …

Environment

American Indians strive to restore nearly lost tribal food traditions

FORT BRAGG — A cold evening drizzle fell on this Mendocino County town as Aryana Henthorne and her family gathered on a spit of land just off Highway 1.<p>The group of five arranged camp chairs around a fire as a foghorn sounded and tires whooshed on the wet asphalt. Here, on the last remaining patch …

Fort Bragg

Respect Existence or Expect Resistance

Last week in Bonn, Germany, thousands gathered at the heavily secured United Nations climate conference, dubbed “COP 23,” a Potemkin village of …

Liberal View

Culture, history and cuisine come together at this Native Thanksgiving dinner

The smell of seafood, fried breads and freshly baked pies filled chef Sherry Pocknett’s kitchen at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum in Connecticut on the Saturday before Thanksgiving as she prepared dinner for over 200 guests.<p>Through food, culture and community, the museum has begun hosting their …

Thanksgiving

Wednesday Addams is Just Another Settler

Learning to be less isolated on a holiday I can’t trustThanksgiving is upon us, so it’s time for the internet to celebrate that video clip of …

Dakota Access Pipeline

As much of America sat down to Thanksgiving dinner last year, the American government had just released water cannons, rubber bullets, and teargas on indigenous protestors on the Standing Rock reservation. Their supposed crime? Protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline and corporate and federal government incursions on their sovereignty and the environment. While the attack against protestors ...

As much of America sat down to Thanksgiving dinner last year, the American government had just released water cannons, rubber bullets, and teargas on …

Injustice

Five myths about American Indians

Thanksgiving recalls for many people a meal between European colonists and indigenous Americans that we have invested with all the symbolism we can muster. But the new arrivals who sat down to share venison with some of America’s original inhabitants relied on a raft of misconceptions that began as …

History

Standing Rock Water Protectors Deliver Petition to Drop Remaining NoDAPL Charges

Standing Rock leaders delivered a petition of 55,000 signatures to the Morton County State Attorney Office this week

Liberal View

The Divestment Movement Runs Up Onto The Shoals Of Reality

2017 has not been a good year for America’s “Divestment” movement, as it relates to oil and gas stocks. A big part of the argument proponents of divestment make is that investors should forego investing in oil and gas stocks because they are going to be forced to “keep it in the ground”, i.e., oil …

Oil

Canada needs to rethink pipelines — before it's too late: Kabatay

Between the massive spill in South Dakota and the approval of TransCanada's alternate route for the Keystone XL pipeline, we are taking steps …

Environment

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

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

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

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

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

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 …

Dakota Access Pipeline

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

Police Violence Persists, Though Most Media Have Stopped Paying Attention

This year is the fourth in a row that the number of people killed by law enforcement in the US has reached the 1,000 mark. Most of these deaths have …

Racism

The Energy 202: ANWR drilling is one step closer to happening.

<b>Analysis</b> Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events

U.S. Politics

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