Conservative AFL-CIO leaders support the Dakota Access pipeline, oppose the Standing Rock Sioux campaign to protect land, people and water.
Video: Democracy Now! reports from protests against pipeline that would carry about 500,000 barrels of crude per day from North Dakota’s Bakken oilfield
“When you are a hereditary chief leader you have responsibilities to your clan and you have to consult. They didn’t do that. Everything was a big secret up till now. At the end of the day, they are crawling into bed with Enbridge.”
B.C. Chiefs react with anger and disbelief to Enbridge claim that most impacted Aboriginal groups support its Northern Gateway pipeline and tanker plan
The Durban diesel disaster polluted rich whites’ gardens … but the cause is systematic discrimination against the black majority.
The class politics of pipeline resistance; Environmentalists must stop ignoring the needs of poor nations when combating global warming; Tar sands, trade rules and the gutting of human rights for corporate; Communal lands – Theater of operations for the counterinsurgency
Protests, marches and direct actions are vitally important, but to win our goals we need to build mass, democratic political organizations
How can Obama suggest that the test for approving the XL pipeline is whether it accelerates our ride to climate hell, death, and disaster?
U.S. pipeline regulators are like the college student who does his research at frat parties rather than in the library.
Setting the record straight: pipelines spill much more crude oil than rail cars.
TransCanada’s massive pipeline scheme is being challenged from First Nations, provincial and municipal governments, environmental and grassroots groups, and even from other pipeline companies. Together, these forces can stop the latest plan to spread dirty tar sands oil across Canada and around the world.
Ian Angus: “Piping tar sands crude over an aquifer rated ‘Highly Vulnerable’ is a reckless plan that threatens the water we all need.”
Why no one should believe Deloitte’s report on the latest tar sands pipeline plan
Think about this the next time someone tells you pipelines are safe …
Video of meeting to protest Enbridge’s tar sand pipeline, organized by Toronto East End Against Line 9, August 25, 2013
These talking points, prepared by the Council of Canadians, provide clear and pointed answers to TransCanada’s lies, damned lies, and pipeline promotion spin.
New website documents the dangers of TransCanada’s pipeline
“What benefit could there possibly be to make up for the risks involved?”
The US government report that minimized pipeline environmental impact was drafted by consultants who also work for TransCanada and the American Petroleum Institute.
First Nations and environmentalists vow to fight proposal to pump over a million barrels of tar sands oil and bitumen a day — 33% more than Keystone — from Alberta to the Atlantic Ocean