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Chris Hedges: Police State, Fracking, Tyranny, Russiagate

The collapse of our democratic institutions began long before the arrival of Trump, who is capitalizing on the evisceration of the rule of law. TD ORIGINALSCHRIS HEDGES April/May 2019 Creeping Toward Tyranny by CHRIS HEDGES MAY 06, 2019 The collapse of our democratic institutions began long before the arrival of Trump, who is capitalizing on the evisceration More

Chris Hedges: Death by Fracking

Hedges: Resistance will be local. It will be militant. It will defy the rules imposed by the corporate state. It will turn its back on state and NGO environmental organizations. And it will not stop until corporate power is destroyed or we are destroyed.

Tomgram: Ellen Cantarow, Paradise Lost —  or Found?

From the article: Salt caverns 1,000 feet or more underground have been used for gas storage since the middle of the last century and have a checkered history. A January 2015 analysis of Crestwood’s plan, based on documents by both independent scientists and an industry geologist, found 20 serious or extremely serious incidents in American salt cavern storage facilities between 1972 and 2012. Ten of these involved large fires and explosions; six, loss of life or serious injury; eight, the evacuation of from 30 to 2,000 residents; and 13, extremely serious or catastrophic property loss.

▶ Mark Fiore: Three-Eyed Billy Embraces the Apocalypse

Fiore: What’s the new frontier in scientific denial? Earthquake denial! First, fossil fuels help change the atmosphere, now they’re causing earthquakes. It’s official, this isn’t just some crackpot conspiracy theory designed to undermine the oil industry. The USGS and loads of scientists confirm that the industry practice of injecting oil and gas wastewater deep underground is causing earthquakes.

Popular Resistance: Courage is Contagious

When our colleagues take brave actions, others are inspired. George Lakey describes how courage develops in movements. He lists some key ingredients to overcome fear:  people working in community  to empower each other, envisioning a successful action and spreading the contagion of courage. By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers  PopularResistance.org | Newletter  February 14, 2015 Lakey describes courage More

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