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Who Owns Enbridge and How to Divest Your Portfolio

October 11, 2021 By Star Ames Enbridge is a huge and powerful corporation which is tearing through more than 330 miles of natural habitat to install new pipelines in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Despite overwhelming opposition at public hearings, permits were issued for this mega-corporation to move forward. This pipeline system currently averages an oil spill, leak, rupture, or […]

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Resources to follow Wisconsin Line 5 regulatory process

September 9, 2021 Midwest Environmental Advocates Pipeline construction can impact water resources in a number of different ways, including the filling of wetlands, altering the course of rivers, and pollution from stormwater runoff at the construction site. Midwest Environmental Advocates has partnered with Wisconsin’s Green Fire to create resources to help you understand how pipelines are regulated […]

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Northern Lights Task Force Torturing Water Protectors

August 23, 2021 Hubbard County Sheriff Cory Aukes and Investigator Bill Schlag began using pain compliance on unarmed, non-violent Water Protectors last week. They dislocated one person’s jaw. These brutal tactics come after use of less lethal munitions on unarmed, non-violent Water Protectors. All paid for by Enbridge. This is the legacy of Governor Tim WalzLt. […]

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Water Protectors Shut Down Multiple Enbridge Line 3 Worksites

August 11, 2021 Contact: giniw@protonmail.com Water Protectors Shut Down Multiple Enbridge Line 3 Worksites (Park Rapids,MN) On Wednesday, August 11th, two worksites were shut down by Water Protectors in solidarity with Indigenous peoples who have been fighting the Line 3 tar sands pipeline for seven years. At the Shell River, a side boom and two […]

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July 24: Line 5 Water Protectors Gathering

Bad River/Chequamagon Bay Watershed, Copper Falls State Park Picnic, Walk and Water Activities Saturday July 24th, 2021 ALL DAY Sorta Schedule Late morning, early afternoon as you come to Copper Falls State Park, stop at “The Bench” at the end of the Public Easement Conservancy Walkway and Bad River, north of Mellen just across the […]

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Minnesota’s Anti-Protest Bill Details

July 8, 2021Barbara With According to US Protest Law Tracker, in January 2021, Minnesota started introducing six new anti-protest bills about the same time water protector camps began forming in order to protect the water being threatened by Enbridge Line 3. In November 2019, Wisconsin Gov. Evers signed a controversial similar bill in his state. […]

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“Come pray like you pray;” Water protectors call for allies on the front lines

July 5, 2021Barbara With and Rebecca Kemble After white supremacists drop dynamite from a bridge near the Shell City Water Protector camp, Dakota Sundancer Hoka Wicasa calls for allies to come and stand between the indigenous and the Proud Boys and to come pray for the water. Shell City Water Protector camp is located at […]

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Let’s Talk About Cages: Biden’s Big Oil Boosters

March 10, 2020 by Barbara With Sen. Joe Biden has chosen Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) as his campaign co-chair. Even though his low-lying district in Louisiana would be most immediately impacted by climate change, Richmond has a long history of being beholding to the oil and gas corporations: Richmond, a member of the moderate New […]

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Living in the Age of Propaganda Part 1

By Barbara With Much has been written about Edward Bernays and the origins of propaganda. The word literally means that which is to be spread or promoted widely. Originating in the Catholic Church in the 1600s when the Congregation for Propagating the Faith was written to spread the Catholic faith, various forms of propaganda have […]

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Chippewa Federation Passes Resolution to Support Bad River’s Opposition to Enbridge Easements

September 30, 2019 by Barbara With The Chippewa Federation met today at Legendary Waters in Red Cliff, Wisconsin and passed a resolution to stand with the Bad River Band in their lawsuit against Enbridge: “A Joint Resolution from the Six Bands of the Anishinaabeg Territory Watersheds and Waters of Western Lake Superior; Bad River Band […]

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