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Divest from Banks Funding Fossil Fuel

We are in the midst of climate chaos. 25 tornadoes yesterday, the continued massive flooding along the Missouri River, two powerful cyclones in Mozambique, record ice loss, and increasing carbon dioxide and methane levels in the air. The broken levee … Continue reading

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#NoDAPL IOWA 7 years

I am grateful for the video at the end of this that my friend Christine Nobiss and the Great Plains Action Society created about the work of so many to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). A decision is expected … Continue reading

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Climate activism and the fossil fuel industry’s financial crisis

For the past seven years climate activists have used every technique we could think of to stop fossil fuel mining and infrastructure construction. We got another one. On Monday evening, Bank of America said that it will no longer finance … Continue reading

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A Quaker and Native Peoples: Part 2

[Note: I don’t think I’ve sufficiently explained the reasons I’m led to share these stories with you. As Richard Wagamese wrote, “we change the world one story at a time.” I don’t know what change might come from these stories. … Continue reading

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Water, go with the flow

This is one of those mornings where a story doesn’t come to mind. Normally I would go on to other things and wait until tomorrow to try again. This is a bit ironic since I have been asking you to … Continue reading

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#ShutDownAIMCo Online Day of Action

Despite the COVID-19 global pandemic, international solidarity calls for an end to all construction, and an eviction notice by Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs, CGL and RCMP continue to illegally occupy sovereign Wet’suwet’en yintah. Their presence on the territory puts communities at … Continue reading

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#ShutDownKKR day of online action

Putting pressure on banks and investment firms like KKR has sometimes been successful in stopping the funding for fossil fuel projects. Often this pressure is applied by scheduling a specific date to coordinate actions across the country or world. There … Continue reading

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Defund the Coastal GasLink pipeline

Defunding has long been used as a way to put economic pressure on companies whose policies we don’t agree with. Boycotts are a similar idea, one of the most well known in modern times being the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Besides … Continue reading

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Growing, International Support for Wet’suwet’en

‎Sun-chul Kim‎ to We Support the Unist’ot’en and the Wet’suwet’en Grassroots Movement22 hrsGreetings from Korea. I am sharing a statement of solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en struggle issued by Green Party Korea. Please know you have allies on the other side … Continue reading

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Unist’ot’en Village surrounded by RCMP

BREAKING: Arrests are being made now at the Unist’ot’en camp. RCMP have now surrounded the Unist’ot’en Village.Tactical units have been dropped by Helicopter on top of the hill above the village, and have been seen pointing guns at the healing … Continue reading

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