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Lummi Nation Takes Totem Pole Across Country to Unite Indigenous Anti-Fossil Fuel Struggles

24. April 2018
Lummi Nation Takes Totem Pole Across Country to Unite Indigenous Anti-Fossil Fuel Struggles

by Monsy Alvarado / North Jersey A totem pole arrives in Mahwah MAHWAH — A 16-foot colorful totem pole made a visit to the township Saturday at a ceremony where members of the Ramapough Lenape Nation prayed and sang and hoped to bring awareness to the struggles of Native American tribes across the country...
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Colorado: Locals Fight Fracking Companys Plans to Drill 1,000 Feet From School

23. April 2018
Colorado: Locals Fight Fracking Companys Plans to Drill 1,000 Feet From School

by Megan Jula / Mother Jones Bella Romero Academy’s playground, with Extraction Oil and Gas’ proposed site just beyond the fence. FracTracker In one of the most fracked counties in the country, a fight is underway between environmental justice advocates and the Colorado commission that oversees oil and gas development. Four environmental and civil rights groups...
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DC Divest Rallies for Wells Fargo Divestment Bill

23. April 2018
DC Divest Rallies for Wells Fargo Divestment Bill

from DC Direct Action News On the 18th of April, DC Divest rallied on the steps of the Wilson Building, then packed the room at the DC Council’s CFO Oversight Hearing. They were there to demand that Jack Evans stop holding up a bill to remove the DC government’s money from Well Fargo. Wells...
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Gwich’in Nation Resolves to Fight Trump’s Rush to Drill in the Arctic Refuge

20. April 2018
Gwich’in Nation Resolves to Fight Trump’s Rush to Drill in the Arctic Refuge

from Native News Online GWICH’IN NATION – The Gwich’in Nation stands united in denouncing Thursday’s advance publication of the Department of the Interior Notice of Intent to initiate the process for an oil and gas lease sale on the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. “The Interior Department has chosen to rush oil and...
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Maryland: Residents Rally in Baltimore Against Fracked Gas Infrastructure

20. April 2018
Maryland: Residents Rally in Baltimore Against Fracked Gas Infrastructure

from DC Direct Action News On the 18th of April, MD residents from Cove Point, Accokeek, Myersville, and other places menaced by fracked gas project protested outside the MD Dept of the Environment. They were there to demand that the existing state ban on fracking be made meaninful with a ban on fracked gas...
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Louisiana: Another Lockdown Stops Work on Bayou Bridge Pipeline for Hours

20. April 2018
Louisiana: Another Lockdown Stops Work on Bayou Bridge Pipeline for Hours

submitted to Earth First! Newswire MAURICE, LA — On the morning of April 18th a water protector locked herself into a cement filled barrel placed in the trench of a horizontal directional drill on a construction site of the Bayou Bridge Pipeline. Over a dozen more water protectors from L’eau est La Vie resistance...
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One Week At War for La ZAD: A Timeline

17. April 2018
One Week At War for La ZAD: A Timeline

from It’s Going Down Since last Monday, the French State has been fighting to evict La ZAD, or the Zone to Defend, a stateless and autonomous region of French farmland that for decades has resisted the construction of an airport. Over the last 6 years, hundreds of people have moved onto La Zad to...
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Connecticut: DAPL Protester Vic Lancia Arrested and Fined 1 Year After Wells Fargo Lockdown

17. April 2018
Connecticut: DAPL Protester Vic Lancia Arrested and Fined 1 Year After Wells Fargo Lockdown

by Dragonfly Climate Collective / It’s Going Down Update on Vic Lancia, who locked down to a Wells Fargo branch in Connecticut over a year ago against the Dakota Access Pipeline. This an update and thank-you message for those who have supported our friend Vic Lancia. Almost one year after Vic shut down a...
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Law Enforcement Has Quietly Backed Anti-Protest Bills in at Least 8 States Since Trump’s Election

16. April 2018
Law Enforcement Has Quietly Backed Anti-Protest Bills in at Least 8 States Since Trump’s Election

by Simon Davis-Cohen and Sarah Lazare / In These Times MINNEAPOLIS POLICE UNION PRESIDENT LT. BOB KROLL told In These Times that he lobbied Minnesota lawmakers to advance a statewide law clamping down on protests—legislation that civil liberties advocates say targets Black Lives Matter. The pending bill, HF 390/SF 676, would significantly increase fees and jail time for...
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France: Report from April 15, or, The Magic of the ZAD!

16. April 2018
France: Report from April 15, or, The Magic of the ZAD!

from Contra Info Despite the state of siege imposed by the government, a crowd of 15,000 to 20,000 people has succeeded, whatever the cost, in reaching different points of the ZAD this Sunday. This afternoon new groups are arriving all the time. Since this morning, the state has done everything possible to break this...
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A Call For Intergalactic Solidarity Actions Everywhere To End The Destructio of the ZAD of Notre Dame Des Landes

14. April 2018
A Call For Intergalactic Solidarity Actions Everywhere To End The Destructio of the ZAD of Notre Dame Des Landes

from ZAD All the versions of this article:   We are writing with the smell of tear gas rising from our fingers. The springtime symphony of birdsong is punctuated by the explosive echo of concussion grenades. Our eyes are watering, less from the gas than the sadness; because our friends’ homes, barns and organic farms...
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West Virginia Locals Organize and Shut Down Pipeline Logging Crew

10. April 2018
West Virginia Locals Organize and Shut Down Pipeline Logging Crew

by Farmlands Fighting Pipelines / It’s Going Down In West Virginia on April 9th, construction crews attempted to clear trees on Bent Mountain. In response, locals organized themselves and stood the clearing crew down. The following report comes from Farmlands Fighting Pipelines, and shows how the slogan #TheFireIsSpreading is fast becoming a reality. Earlier...
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