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EDITORIAL: We are all connected, and we are all being threatened by Enbridge and the politicians who support them

October 2, 2021 Barbara With Dear friends and neighbors, As many of you might know, I spent this past summer at Shell City Water Protector Camp in northern Minnesota, taking a stand to protect the water there from Enbridge Line 3 tar sands pipeline. The destruction this project has caused is a nightmare. While I […]

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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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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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Line 5 D-Day: May 12—Will Enbridge shut it down or will the public do it for them?

By Barbara WithMay 9, 2021 In three days, Canadian oil corporation Enbridge Energy Ltd. faces a deadline to shut down a four-mile segment of pipeline that runs under the Straits of Mackinac in northern Michigan. In November 2020, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) terminated the 1953 easement that allowed […]

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Janet Bewley betrays the water

October 21, 2019 by Barbara With The Senate hearing for SC386—the Anti-Protester bill—begins today, and one of the bills co-sponsors, Sen. Janet Bewley (D-Mason), will be listening to testimony from people from her district who will travel to the capitol to express their objections to the corporate bill. While many of the objections to the […]

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North Dakota’s Legal Crisis

December 30, 2016 by Barbara With On December 14, 2016, nine law firms licensed to do business in North Dakota petitioned the North Dakota Supreme Court. Their question to the court was, “Do the Fifth, Sixth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution, as well as Article I, § 12 of the North Dakota Constitution, […]

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