Standing Rock Sioux to Trump: ‘Creating a Second Flint Does Not Make America Great Again’

No longer just tweeting, President Donald J. Trump has been issuing a stream of executive orders and memoranda since his inauguration. On Tuesday, his pronouncements involved the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines. Both projects were denied or delayed by the Obama administration, each after massive public protests. Now, with the Trump administration’s actions, buttressed by a servile Congress under Republican control, fossil-fuel megaprojects are getting the green light. Continue reading

Climate-Change Protests Heat Up

Amy Goodman truthdig http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/climate-change_protests_heat_up_20130925 Last week, far out in the Arctic Ocean, the Greenpeace vessel Arctic Sunrise approached a Russian oil-drilling platform and launched a nonviolent protest, with several protesters scaling the side of the platform. They wanted to draw … Continue reading