🦄 Community, Direct Action

Dozens March Against Sexual Violence from Frat Houses

Minneapolis, MN – Dozens participated in a nighttime march down University of Minnesota’s ‘Frat Row’ protesting sexual assaults on September 10, 2021. The march happened on a Friday night around 10 p.m. during ‘Rush Week’, when students are choosing which fraternity to join and fraternities…

🦄 Direct Action, Prison

Prison Abolitionists Target Architectural Firm

St. Louis Park, MN – Red paint and posters reading “No new jails” were plastered on the door of architectural firm Klein McCarthy at the beginning of the work day on September 9. Responding to a nationwide call-out for #ShutEmDown2021 actions on the anniversary of…

🦄 Direct Action, Eco

First Trial from Treaty People Gathering Ends in Acquittal

Hubbard County, MN – The first person arrested during this summer’s Treaty People Gathering to take her case to trial was acquitted Wednesday on one gross misdemeanor charge in Hubbard County District Court, marking the first ruling in dozens of cases to be brought from…

🦄 Direct Action, Eco, Prison

Line 3 Opponent Sentenced to Thirty Days in Jail

Hubbard County, MN – On August 4, 2021, in the first trial prosecuting water protectors since active construction of the Line 3 pipeline in the state, one defendant was acquitted, and the other was found guilty by a jury on two misdemeanors—public nuisance and unlawful…

🦄 Direct Action, Eco

Enbridge Spills 10,000 Gallons of Line 3 Drilling Fluid

Northern, MN – Canadian oil giant Enbridge is under investigation by the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for 28 drilling fluid spills at 12 of their river crossings, totaling to more than 10,000 gallons. In a new report released by the MPCA, the agency outlines…