Monthly Archives: October 2017

Standing Rock: Court rules pipeline to stay open for now

On October 11, 2017, the US District Court under Judge Boasberg issued a temporary ruling that the Dakota Access Pipeline can stay open for now, while the larger case proceeds.  The full 28-page ruling is available here. Interestingly, the judge’s … Continue reading

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California’s dirtier-than-tar-sands secret

Not all oils are created equal. Crude oil, which is not yet refined into gasoline and other products, ranges from thick and black to rather light and yellowish. Among the “cleanest” oils is Bakken, fracked from North Dakota. It has … Continue reading

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Counting victims

I’m re-posting this story from The Root.  They could add a lot more Native examples, but you get the point: Las Vegas Is Only the Deadliest Shooting in US History Because They Don’t Count Black Lives        

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