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“Uncertainty about Line 3 caused by Indigenous people and water protectors encouraged massive divestment from the tar sands by non-Canadian investors. Everybody from Shell Oil to the Koch brothers bailed out. Last month, my alma mater, Harvard University, began divestment of fossil fuels. Harvard wouldn’t even divest from South Africa, those stubborn old dudes. This is, well, monumental.”
Call Gov. Tim Walz at 651-201-3400 Stop Line 3!
Minnesota Law Enforcement Shared intelligence on Protest Organizers with Pipeline Company, by Alleen Brown
“The email sent out ahead of the training included a series of “Incident Briefing Maps” laying out scenarios where Enbridge and law enforcement might need to coordinate a response. The various scenarios had something in common: They all involved protests.”
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DN! Just Out of Jail, Winona LaDuke Decries Militarized Crackdown on Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline Protests
“About a month ago, the Minnesota DNR, which is probably the most corrupt agency in the state of Minnesota, allocated 5 billion gallons of water to Enbridge in the middle of a drought. They knew about…”
MINNEAPOLIS A Sustainable, Smaller Government – GDP VS GPI part 2/16 In this series we will compare the differences between the Gross Domestic Product and the Genuine Progress Indicator and why we believe Minnesota should begin using the GPI as its primary model for measuring economic strength. This is part 2 of 16 which focuses […]
Dear Minnesotans, I’m seeking your help to develop an alternative way to measure our economy in Minnesota. Over the last six years I have been educating a variety of people in Minnesota about the deficiencies using the Gross State Product (GSP)/Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to calculate the state forecast and that a better measurement for our […]
Putting Climate Change on Trial
We citizens hold the Commons as constitutional rights; natural rights endowed to us and to future generations. This is the social contract between people and government. Without the public trust, government is useless—or worse, an enabler.
DN! “Philando Can Be Any of Us”: Black Lives Matter Protests Acquittal of Officer in Minnesota Killing
When the justice system does not work. Police accountability.
In Minnesota, following the police shooting death of Philando Castile, protests caused part of a highway to shut down. …Minnesota legislators drafted bills that would punish highway protestors with heavy fines and prison time and would make protesters liable for the policing costs of an entire protest if they individually were convicted of unlawful assembly […]
Status and action needed for particular antiprotest/antidissent bills in the Minnesota State Legislature.
Jordan Kushner: “These are reactionary voices who are out to quash dissent, all directed at Black Lives Matter–-right-wing legislators who are catering to the prejudices of their base.”
Never popular in the first place, domestic counterextremism programs are now likely to become much more aggressive and bellicose.
In Their Own Voices: A series of short videos by and of Iraqi’s in Minnesota, sponsored by the Iraq and American Reconciliation Project and filmed in 2012 through 2014. Media for the people! Bringing you the best of the alternative media and original articles and videos. Click here to help by learning more about Rise Up Times, spreading […]