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Tribal Citizens Prepare to Blockade Bakken Oil Pipeline

Cannonball, SD – On April 1st, 2016, under the name “Chante tin’sa kinanzi Po”, tribal citizens of the Standing Rock Lakota Nation and ally Lakota, Nakota, & Dakota citizens will set up a Spirit Camp along the proposed route of the Bakken Oil Pipeline, “Dakota Access…

🦄 Community, Direct Action, Eco

First Nations Invite Enbridge to Public Debate

Superior, WI – During a snow storm in Superior, Wisconsin, about 100 community members and activists gathered at the Douglas County Courthouse to voice their opposition to Enbridge’s pipeline expansion plans, march to Enbridge offices, and call for a public debate. After a feast and…

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Southside Chicago Marches for Environmental Justice

Written by Lorenzo Serna of Unicorn Riot
On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015, I arrived in Southside Chicago to cover a march against industries destroying the local community’s air quality. I had just left Duluth where activists entered an Enbridge office and protested Enbridge’s push to…

🦄 Borders & Migration, Community, Direct Action, Eco

Enbridge Office Flooded With Protesters During Direct Action Against Tar Sands Pipelines; Seven Arrested

Duluth, MN – Nov. 2, 2015. A rally in Duluth agitated against pipeline construction and demanded full Tribal consultation regarding these dangerous projects. Many groups are rallying to resist the construction of more dirty pipelines across northern Minnesota and beyond. UnicornRiot.ninja had reporters onsite and…

🦄 Borders & Migration, Eco

Pipeline Politics in the Syrian Civil War

Oil politics in the Syrian civil war is a complex web of money deception and proxy war. What began as non-violent grassroots rebellion against Bashar al Assad and the Syrian state has morphed into a complex proxy war involving countless factions and alliances competing for…

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Conflict Brews Over Sandpiper Pipeline (w/ Interview)

 
We talk to Dustin S. who witnessed the Enbridge eminent domain trial in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Enbridge has being trying to get an easement from Jame’s & Krista Botsford to run an 20 inch oil pipeline called the Sandpiper through their land. The…

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Largest #TarSandsResistance March in Midwest History

St. Paul, MN – On June 6th, an estimated 5,000 people from across the United States took the streets of St. Paul in the Midwest’s largest Anti-Tar Sands march.
The Tar Sands Resistance March came a day after the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved permission…