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Aug 31 2017 - 12:00
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Nia Williams

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - On a sparsely populated island off the coast of the northwestern United States, more than a hundred environmental activists gathered last weekend to practice seaborne drills to disrupt construction on Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd’s Westridge crude oil terminal.

Aug 30 2017 - 22:45
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Dan Kraker

Three self-described "water protectors" are still in a Wisconsin jail after being arrested Tuesday for protesting an oil pipeline. The protesters temporarily stopped construction of what's known as Line 3, the oil pipeline Enbridge Energy wants to build across northern Minnesota.

It would replace an existing 50-year-old line that's still under regulatory review in Minnesota, but the company has already started work across the border.

Aug 26 2017 - 18:15
Author: 
Brady Slater

SUPERIOR, Wis. — Protesters identifying themselves as water protectors shut down construction for roughly two hours on a section of the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline replacement outside Superior on Monday, Aug. 21.

The event was broadcast and shared on social media, showing vehicles carrying a few dozen protesters as they arrived at around noon to what an Enbridge spokeswoman described as a 12.5-mile segment of the new line that runs along Douglas County Road W.

Aug 25 2017 - 12:30
Author: 
Jorge Barrera

Indigenous leaders are calling on Fisheries and Oceans Minister Dominic LeBlanc to immediately halt fish farming along British Columbia’s coastal region following the release of video footage showing diseased farmed Atlantic salmon –some blind, others with swollen gills and blisters—swimming through pens thick with fish feces.

Aug 17 2017 - 07:45
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Kyle Fraser

“IAmWeUbuntu and the other march organizers will bring supporters of the incarcerated from across the country together under the banner of abolitionism.”

Prisoner rights advocates will converge for what aims to be the largest abolitionist demonstration in U.S. history, Saturday, August 9, in Washington D.C. The Millions for Prisoners' Human Rights March is centered around the demand that the exceptions clause, which allows for slavery to continue in United States prisons, be removed from the Constitution's 13th Amendment.

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Aug 16 2017 - 01:00
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YT

Sickening and terrifying. Time for leadership against the forces of hate and destruction. No fence sitting. Un-unite the Right.

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Aug 15 2017 - 09:45
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Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

The white supremacist rampage in Charlottesville, Virginia was the predictable outcome of the Republican Party’s racist agenda and Donald Trump’s ascension to the presidency.

The racist violence of the Right has been unshackled by Trump’s election. White racists have not just been emboldened by President Trump, they have also been encouraged by the Trump administration’s silence amid the dramatic growth of white supremacist organizations and violent racist attacks.

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Aug 15 2017 - 09:00
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Paul Mason

The memoirs of Union general William Tecumseh Sherman make uncomfortable reading. In among the battle orders and the racist depiction of freed slaves, he switches occasionally to reminiscences of the post-war era, and amicable meetings with former Confederate enemies. Over cards and supper, he accepts their assurance that, if anybody ordered the massacre of all-black units during the fighting, it wasn’t them.

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Aug 8 2017 - 10:45
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Rishi Iyengar

Two shareholders of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBAUF) filed a lawsuit in the country's federal court on Tuesday, alleging that the bank did not "adequately disclose" the risks climate change could pose to its financial stability.

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Aug 4 2017 - 12:15
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Eleanor Finley

Just a short time ago, the idea of the United States electing real estate mogul Donald Trump to the presidency seemed almost unthinkable. Yet now that this impossible proposition has come to pass, a new space has opened for visionary thinking. If electing Donald Trump is indeed possible, what other impossibilities might be realized?

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