Ethan Nuss

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Reactions to Obama’s Keystone XL Announcement

Today, President Obama announced a package of executive initiatives to address the escalating threat of climate change in a speech at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. In an unexpected Keystone XL announcement, the President stated that the “net effects of pipeline’s impacts on our climate will be absolutely critical to determining whether this project will go …

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TransCanada Caught Training Police to Treat Peaceful Protestors as “Terrorists”

In the midst of recent national controversy surrounding government surveillance of the public, a recent Freedom of Information Act request to the Nebraska State Patrol has exposed evidence that TransCanada provided trainings to federal agents and local Nebraska police to suppress nonviolent activists protesting the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline by arresting them on “anti-terrorism …

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Video: Our Back Is Against the Wall

Watch this powerful video from our friends at Great Plains Tar Sands Resistance featuring Ponca elders Carter Camp and Casey Camp-Horinek describing the devastating legacy of oil exploitation in their communities in present day Oklahoma. Expanding tar sands mining in Alberta through Keystone XL is the lastest threat to indigenous sovereignty and traditional homelands. “Our back is against …

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