Health & Lifestyle
Arson Suspected In Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Equipment Fire October 20, 2016
The suspected arson comes amid increased tensions between Native American “water protectors,” the Dakota Access Pipeline builders, and law enforcement across several states — especially North Dakota and Iowa.
‘I Was Doing My Job’: Climate Reporter Facing 45 Years Speaks Out
Deia Schlosberg, filmmaker arrested for documenting climate protest, says she believes felony charges are 'unjust'
Britain’s Green Investment Bank Bought Out By Fracking And Coal Financier
Macquarie backs fracking in the UK and beyond, holds positions in climate change denying oil majors such as ExxonMobil, and has loaned hundreds of millions to coal companies and projects.
Norway Sued Over Violation Of Paris Climate Agreement
NGOs Nature & Youth and Greenpeace Nordic have launched an unprecedented lawsuit against the Norwegian government over its decision to expand oil drilling in the Arctic waters of the Barents Sea.
Putting Their Bodies On The (Pipe)line
“We’re in a state of emergency to protect our loved ones and our families, our communities. We need to step up as citizens and take action where our leaders are not."
Report: Every 25 Seconds Someone Funneled Into Criminal Justice System For Personal Drug Use
While more people are arrested for simple drug possession in the US than for any other crime, mainstream discussions of criminal justice reform rarely question whether drug use should be criminalized at all.
DEA Reverses Kratom Ban In Stunning Victory Against War On Drugs
The move comes after an impassioned Internet-based protest by a decentralized network of advocates and activists who contend the southeast Asian plant has tremendous medicinal value.
What’s Behind BP’s Decision To Abandon Drilling In The Great Australian Bight?
Taken at face value, one could applaud BP’s decision to finally pull the plug on the project rather than stubbornly struggle on.
Riot Police Crackdown On Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters, Arrest 35
Following the U.S. Court of Appeals’ decision to reject a permanent injunction on the Dakota Access Pipeline, a group of heavily militarized police arrested twenty-seven people on Monday and nine on Tuesday.
‘F*ck It, I Quit’: News Anchor-Turned-Cannabis Advocate Faces 54 Years In Prison
While concluding a live, on-air report, Greene infamously quit her job as a local news anchor to run a cannabis club which police raided just before the plant became legal in the state.