Tag Archives: Army Corps of Engineers

Standing Rock— Still Standing

Although DAPL and their parent company Energy Transfer Partners still insist they’ll defy the Army Corps of Engineers who pulled their permit. There’s money, oh yes, lots of that and the closely tied Political Power Play. This is the first … Continue reading

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Enbridge Dakota Access Pipeline and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers stopped by who else but Standing Rock Sioux

Native American activists have been converging in North Dakota to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline which is encroaching without permission on tribal lands. They’ve delayed construction though the industry already secured an injunction against them. Their main complaint is that … Continue reading

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Gaza Freedom March update

GFM activists still prevented from leaving Cairo spoiling Rafah rendezvous with demonstrators in Gaza; American citizens undertaking hunger strike after being blocked from the US embassy; the siege of the UN offices has been called off; and the Viva Palestina … Continue reading

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Faith in UN intervention in Darfur misplaced

Stephen Gowans’, Faith in UN intervention in Darfur Misplaced, explains well why demanding supposedly humanitarian interventions from one’s own imperialist country is a real loser. Often times the people doing this, do not directly call for their own government to … Continue reading

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