Chris Hedges: The Dance of Death

March 24, 2017 staff 0

The ruling corporate elites no longer seek to build. They seek to destroy. They are agents of death. They crave the unimpeded power to cannibalize the country and pollute and Read More…

Congresswoman & Iraq War Veteran Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) to Join Thousands of Veterans at Standing Rock This Weekend (VIDEO)

December 2, 2016 staff 0

On Thursday, Dec. 1, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii, 2nd District) delivered a speech on the House floor urging President Barack Obama to intervene and order the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline be halted immediately. In her speech, she announced her plans to join with thousands of fellow veterans who are “self-deploying” to Standing Rock this weekend to support the demonstrators and protect them from forcible removal.

Army Corps Reverses Course on Standing Rock Eviction as Thousands of Veterans Plan to Shield Water Protectors from Forcible Removal

November 30, 2016 staff 0

On Friday, November 26, 2016, the Army Corps of Engineers announced a December 5 deadline to move protesters off their current location to a nearby “free speech zone.” Just days after setting this ultimatum for demonstrators encamped at the site of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota, the Army Corps walked back their deadline to move the camp from its current location.

Civil Disobedience Legalized To Enable Protest Against Fracking In Grant Township, Pennsylvania

September 1, 2016 staff 0

Grant Township is tiny community taking up a 27-square-mile patch of Western Pennsylvania that was faced with the threat of a giant energy corporation leaving toxic fracking wastewater deposits under it. Its 700 residents were concerned over the historical trend all over America of protesters being arrested while attempting to speak out against bullying corporations. So Grant Township passed a law that protects its residents from arrest if they protest Pennsylvania General Energy Company’s (PGE) creation of an injection well.