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by Derrick Penner, Vancouver Sun, December 10, 2016
The consortium proposing a $40 billion liquefied natural gas development at Kitimat is calling for bids to find a new lead construction contractor looking to shore up costs while the project is under an indefinite delay. Read the rest of this entry
Trolling the internet I found a few interesting statements about today’s announcement that the US Army Corps of Engineers has denied the easement to drill under Lake Oahe, a reservoir of the Missouri River. I took the liberty of collecting a few FB comments, some of which contradict Standing Rock Sioux tribal chair tribal chair Dave Archambault II’s statement that protesters should now go home… Read the rest of this entry
by Jorge Barrera, APTN National News, December 2, 2016
Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr suggested Thursday Canada is prepared to deploy the military against anti-pipeline actions deemed “not to be peaceful,” raising the possibility the country could face a scenario last seen during the Oka Crisis in 1990. Read the rest of this entry
By Larry Levin
It was bitterly cold that early April morning in 1973. We had taken off from Rapid City well before dawn. Our original plan was to land in Hot Springs, remove the rear doors from the three big Cherokee aircraft we were flying, and then head for Wounded Knee at tree-top level, ready to air drop two thousand pounds of food and supplies to its heroic defenders. Read the rest of this entry
Note: seems to be some confusion over what exactly could occur if people attempt to bring in supplies etc. Best bet might be to have a scout vehicle out in front of any caravans to determine what will happen if you try to pass through a checkpoint with supplies…
Reuters, November 29, 2016
North Dakota state officials on Tuesday backed away from plans to block supplies from reaching protesters at a camp near the construction site of an oil pipeline project after the governor’s office said no such action was planned. Read the rest of this entry
Red Warrior Camp has been facing a lot of flack lately, from tribal bureaucrats to pacifist hippies. Why? Because they’re warriors who see the need to take action beyond pacified protests and prayer circles. Read the rest of this entry
by Sakej, November 21, 2016 (via Facebook)
The “battlefield” for political, social, economic and environmental justice issues is shifting.
The opposition (government and industry) has been gearing up for a huge conflict with their own population for decades now. They have planning, re-writing their operations manuals, recruiting, re-organizing, re-equipping, and re-training their law enforcement agencies to effectively suppress domestic political dissidence. There is no doubt about it nation-states have domesticated war.
Turkish police storm Taksim square in Istanbul, in 2013, in an effort to dislodge a protester encampment. This water cannon was disabled with a Molotov cocktail.
Weagamow First Nation dealing with water crisis for a week now
By Martha Troian, CBC News, November 14, 2016
People in a northern Ontario First Nation are in crisis mode after the community’s drinking water was contaminated because of broken pipes, forcing bottled water to be flown in and the school to be closed for over a week. Read the rest of this entry
by Indigenous Action, November 9, 2016
For those of you surprised at the results of this tumultuous spectacle, welcome to the “America” that we have always known.
This is the blinding “greatness of America” that today is invigorated by the islamaphobic anti-immigrant nationalist right. Read the rest of this entry