Posts Tagged ‘pipelines’

Stopping Pipelines Means Challenging Systems That Threaten Our Existence

Stopping Pipelines Means Challenging Systems That Threaten Our Existence Although not as well-known as the struggle at Standing Rock to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline, there are bold and active campaigns going on to stop pipelines from British Columbia to the Bayou to the Appalachian Mountains. If constructed, the pipelines will contaminate the water and food […]

Watching The Hawks – Canada Says Yes to Pipelines, No to Activists

Watching The Hawks – Canada Says Yes to Pipelines, No to Activists Watching The Hawksyoutube.com Despite immense pushback from Indigenous and environmental activists, the Canadian government plans to spend US$3.4 billion on a controversial new oil pipeline. RT Canada Correspondent Alex Mihailovic discusses. WATCH OUR SHOW ON RT @ https://www.rt.com/shows/watching-the… LIKE Watching the Hawks @ […]

Protest Morgan Stanley Over Support For Pipelines

Protest Morgan Stanley Over Support For Pipelines Above photo: From FANG Collective Purchase, NY – Early yesterday morning, a group of activists disrupted Morgan Stanley’s annual shareholder meeting by blocking vehicle access at both entrances to their corporate campus in Purchase, NY.  The action was carried out in solidarity with communities across the continent who […]

Enbridge Fined For Failing To Fully Inspect Pipelines After Kalamazoo Oil Spill

The Canadian oil pipeline company responsible for one of the largest inland oil spills on record has agreed to pay a $1.8 million fine for failing to thoroughly inspect its pipelines for weaknesses as required under a 2016 agreement. Federal officials say Enbridge, Inc., did not carry out timely and thorough inspections on one of […]

REVEALED: US Admit That Strategy to ‘Dethrone’ Putin for Oil Pipelines Could Trigger WW3

(…) While the bulk of the Western pundit class are busy bravely obsessing over the innumerable evils of Putin, it turns out that the upper echelons of the US military are asking some uncomfortable questions about how we got to where we are. A study by the US Army’s Command and General Staff College Press […]

Army study: US strategy to ‘dethrone’ Putin for oil pipelines might provoke WW3

By Nafeez Ahmed U.S. Bradley fighting vehicles that will be deployed in Latvia for NATO’s Operation Atlantic Resolve wait (Source: VOA News, 2017) Published by INSURGE intelligence, a crowdfunded investigative journalism platform for people and planet. Support us to report where others fear to tread. The Russians are coming. They hacked our elections. They are lurking behind […]

All Out To Stop Pipelines In Virginia: Updates And Call For Support

All Out To Stop Pipelines In Virginia: Updates And Call For Support Above Photo: From Itsgoingdown.org We knew this time was coming. The ACP and the MVP have both received approval from the FERC and both greedy companies are beginning to cut trees, clear land and sue landowners for trespassing rights. We tried our hardest […]

Iran to build 9,000 km high pressure gas pipelines

SHANA– Iran has planned to lay 9,000 kilometers of high pressure gas transmission pipelines by 2025, an Iranian gas official said. Speaking to reporters Sunday evening, Saeid Tavakoli, managing director of Iranian Gas Transmission Company (IGTC), said once the pipelines are laid, Iran’s high pressure gas transmission pipelines will reach 45,000 kilometers from currently 36,000 […]

Watching The Hawks – Millennial Socialism & Leaky Pipelines

Watching The Hawks – Millennial Socialism & Leaky Pipelines Watching The Hawksyoutube.com : Amid a push for tax cuts, socialism appears to be on the rise with millennials, and Trump campaign strategist Salvator La Mastra V discusses the roots and implications of that. The Keystone pipeline leaks over 200 thousand gallons of oil in South […]

Faith Leaders Protest Pipelines Statewide

Above Photo: Flickr/ Fibonacci Blue In an unprecedented mobilization of clergy and other faith leaders, Virginia congregations turned out in seven cities today with music, prayer, and silence to honor recent hurricane victims while protesting Governor McAuliffe’s Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley pipelines for fracked gas. Kicking off two consecutive days of statewide protest, faith leaders […]

Arrests: Forests Are For Picnics Not For Pipelines

Massachusetts – It was a beautiful day for picnics in Otis State Forest on Saturday, as the non-violent direct action group Sugar Shack Alliance hosted a large public rally at Lower Spectacle Pond in Sandisfield, Massachusetts. As the rally was happening, an entirely different kind of picnic, a well-coordinated act of civil disobedience was unfolding along […]

No Pipelines Under The Potomac Camp To Launch

Above photo: From No Potomac Pipeline Facebook Page Standing Rock to Hancock: CampOut to Stop the Potomac Pipeline From Standing Rock to Hancock people are rising up to resist fracked gas pipelines in their community. Following a historic fight in Maryland, where we became the first state with gas reserves to legislatively ban fracking, we […]

Children killed in a pop concert by our desire to help refugees and go to war over pipelines

Children killed in a pop concert by our desire to help refugees and go to war over pipelines Just one of the many dead children from last nights bombing of a kids concert, including an 8 year old girl. By Dark Politricks This is from the BBC News site….   Twenty-two people, including an eight-year-old girl, […]

Trump’s Rural Voters Fighting To Keep Land From Growing Web Of Pipelines

Norm MacQueen would seem to fit the profile of a property owner comfortable with an oil and gas pipeline running through his land. A retired oil refinery employee, MacQueen worked amid risky conditions for more than 20 years, as a pipe fitter and a welder. But early last year, MacQueen learned that an oil company, […]

US Bank To Stop Funding Pipelines As Divestment Movement Expands Worldwide

As a nearly ten-days-long global mobilization calling for divestment from fossil fuels comes to an end, climate campaigners are celebrating a major victory stateside: U.S. Bank has announced that it will no longer finance fossil fuel pipeline construction. “Move to a green economy and a future that does not profit off the destruction of Mother Earth and […]

Sweet Potatoes, Not Pipelines

Above image: Jimmy Betts On the day before the March for Climate, Jobs and Justice, Beyond Extreme Energy is taking close to half a ton of sweet potatoes to the headquarters of FERC, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 1st St NW in DC. We will be speaking out about our passionate opposition to the Atlantic Coast […]

Federal Judge Becomes First To Throw Out Warrantless Stingray Evidence

A federal judge has became the first to suppress evidence obtained without a warrant by U.S. law enforcement using a Stingray cell-site simulator. Stingrays are portable devices that mimic a cell tower and trick nearby cell phones to connect to them. They then capture the connected devices’ data, allowing cops to track users’ locations – […]

Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Reflects On Movement’s First Three Years

Print Friendly Above Photo: Alicia Garza, flanked by Patrise Cullors, left, and Opall Tometi. (Video still from “Rising Up With Sonali”) In July 2013, Patrisse Cullors, Opal Tometi and Alicia Garza, three prominent activists in their communities, joined together and coined the simple yet powerful refrain “Black Lives Matter” in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in […]

Mesa AZ Police Officer Charged With Murder to Receive No Jail Time (Update)

Information for the following update was shared to the CopBlock Network by Phoenix resident Kelly Brown, via the CopBlock.org Submissions Page. This case involves the murder of Daniel Shaver, who had traveled to Arizona from Nashville on business, by Mesa Police Officer Philip Brailsford. Shaver was unarmed at the time he was shot five times […]

Breaking News: Monsanto Dark Act Defeated In Senate

Print Friendly Note: This is an amazing people powered victory over one of the most powerful corporations in the world. Monsanto wanted this badly to stop the labeling movement at the state level, but the people defeated them. KZ Congress Keeps Anti-GMO Labeling Rider Out of Spending Bill Center for Food Safety today praised Congress for not including a […]

Mesopotamian Art History

Dating back to 3500 B.C.E., Mesopotamian art was intended to serve as a way to glorify powerful rulers and their connection to divinity. Art was made from natural resources such as stone, shells, alabaster and marble, and was often created as didactic pieces. No artist signatures can be found on most of the work, because the pieces […]

The world condemns North Korea’s rocket launch and misses the point again

Robert Winstanley-Chesters (TC) : The collective global roar of disapproval that greeted North Korea’s launch of its satellite Kwangmyongsong-4 is a familiar sound by now. The universal fury at Pyongyang’s actions was similar to that which greeted its purported recent underground test of a hydrogen bomb. To international condemnation and beyond! Reuters/Kyodo As they did after […]

ISIS Behead 14 Year Old In Front Of Parents

Islamic State (ISIS) extremists beheaded a Syrian boy in front of his parents on Saturday in the northern city of Jarablus. The so called Islamic State terrorists accused the 14-year-old of apostasy for missing Friday prayers and demanded a crowd gather to watch the macabre event. ARA news reports: The 14-year-old boy was arrested by […]

“When We Fight, We Win!”: Art Of Transformative Organizing

Print Friendly Above Photo: Idle No More protest on Parliament Hill, Ottawa, 2012. First Nations protesters have been at the forefront of the environmental justice movement in Canada. (Photo: Andre Forget, QMI Agency, excerpted from When We Fight, We Win!) When We Fight, We Win! features the art, stories, and philosophies behind the social change movements that have […]

The Method behind the Madness in Syria

Nauman Sadiq (nsnbc) : Let me take this opportunity to make it clear that I am in no way sympathetic towards the unrepresentative Middle Eastern dictators in general and Bashar al-Assad in particular, however, in order to assign blame for the wrongdoing in Syria, we need to remind ourselves of the elementary distinction between the […]

Iran sabre team en route to US

TEHRAN, Dec. 06 (MNA) – The Iranian men’s sabre team left for the US to attend 2015 Boston Sabre Grand Prix, which is also a qualifying step for the Rio Olympics. The Iranian men’s sabre squad at the Absolute Fencing Gear FIE Grand Prix Boston consists of Abedini, Pakdaman and Rahbari. The US Sabre Grand […]

Iran sabre team en route to US

TEHRAN, Dec. 06 (MNA) – The Iranian men’s sabre team left for the US to attend 2015 Boston Sabre Grand Prix, which is also a qualifying step for the Rio Olympics. The Iranian men’s sabre squad at the Absolute Fencing Gear FIE Grand Prix Boston consists of Abedini, Pakdaman and Rahbari. The US Sabre Grand […]

Occidental Students Occupy For Resignation Of President And More

A group of more than 400 students have taken part in an ongoing occupation of an administrative building at Occidental College in Los Angeles to demand, among other things, the resignation of the school president, Jonathan Veitch. The student activists issued a list of demands at a rally Thursday in response to the treatment of […]

Anti-Corruption Victories From Maine To San Francisco

Print Friendly Above Photo: From PopularResistance.org. The Anti-Corruption Movement Won Big on Election Night Volunteer-led campaigns from Maine to San Francisco succeeded in passing legislation to protect their communities from corruption. Months of hard work from concerned citizens and volunteers of all political orientations paid off in a big way. These victories prove that when […]

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