Minnesota Indigenous And Advocacy Leaders Take Direct Action In Continued Call On Governor Dayton To Stop Line 3

By Staff, Nativenewsonline.net -

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Last Wednesday, Native and non-Native leaders were joined by national environmental advocates to urge Governor Mark Dayton to act immediately to stop Enbridge’s Line 3 tar sands [...]

Louisiana And Minnesota Introduce Anti-Protest Bills Amid Fights Over Bayou Bridge And Enbridge Pipelines

By Alleen Brown and Will Parrish, Theintercept.com   -

THIS WEEK, THE Louisiana House of Representatives introduced new legislation aimed at criminalizing the activities of groups protesting the extraction, burning, and transport of oil and gas. The [...]

Red Lake Votes To Remove Pipelines

By Grace Pastoor, Bemidjipioneer.com -

RED LAKE -- The Red Lake Tribal Council voted Tuesday to remove Enbridge-owned oil pipelines from its land. The unanimous vote came two months after the council agreed to rescind a resolution [...]

Invest In Minnesota’s Communities, Not The Super Bowl

By Negin Owliaei, Inequality.org -

Activists are using the spotlight on the Twin Cities to draw attention to affordable housing and corporate mistreatment in their hometown. The Super Bowl is headed to Minnesota’s Twin Cities on [...]

Judge Allows Necessity Defense In “Valve-Turner” Trial

By Stephen Kent, www.shutitdown.today -

By Stephen Kent for Shut It Down - While this is not the first time a court has approved presentation of the necessity defense in a criminal trial of a climate activist, the ruling is a [...]

Minnesotans Rally To ‘Hold The Line’ Against Enbridge Pipeline Project

By Brandon Jordan, www.wagingnonviolence.org -

By Brandon Jordan for Waging Nonviolence - Hundreds of residents gathered in front of the Minnesota State Capitol in Saint Paul on Thursday for a rally to “Hold the Line” against a pipeline [...]

New Tar Sands Oil Pipeline Isn’t Worth The Risks, Minnesota Officials Say

By Phil Mckenna, www.insideclimatenews.org -

By Phil Mckenna for Inside Climate News - The Minnesota Department of Commerce recommended this week that a major tar sands oil pipeline should not be expanded and that the old, existing line [...]

Why Minnesota’s Community Solar Program Is The Best

By John Farrell, www.ilsr.org -

By John Farrell for ILSR - I’ve been asked a lot of questions about Minnesota’s community solar program over the past couple years and it’s time to make one thing clear: Minnesota’s program is [...]

How Minnesota Doubled Its Solar Capacity

By Elizabeth Daigneau, www.governing.com -

By Elizabeth Daigneau for GOverning - Americans love solar. Almost 9 in 10 adults favor expanding it, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center. But not everyone can put panels on their [...]

Tired Of Waiting For Corporate High-Speed Internet?

By Ben DeJarnette, www.yesmagazine.org -

By Ben DeJarnette for Yes Magazine - Seven years ago, Winthrop, Minnesota, population 1,400, decided it needed an internet upgrade. Most local residents were served by companies like Mediacom, [...]

Allina Nurses Go All In

By Alexandra Bradbury, www.labornotes.org -

By Alexandra Bradbury for Labor Notes - Sometimes solidarity comes shaped like a popsicle. That’s what one nursing assistant, on her way in for the evening shift at United Hospital in St. Paul, [...]

Mall Of America Protest A “Decoy” Says Black Lives Matter

By Michael Mcintee, www.theuptake.org -

By Michael Mcintee for the Uptake. Black Lives Matter organizers say their announced protest at the Mall of America was a “planned diversion” and a “decoy.” Their real goal was the Minneapolis [...]

#BlackLives Matter MN At Mall Of America, Transit & Airport

By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Staff, Popular Resistance. Black Lives Matter Minnesota raised its voice in multiple locations December 23rd, disrupting shopping, the metro system and the airport to protest the November [...]

#BlackLivesMatter Refuses To Back Down To Mall Of America

By Staff, www.washingtontimes.com -

By Staff of The Washington Post - The Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn., has asked a court to keep Black Lives Matter activists from holding a protest at the massive shopping center later [...]

Minneapolis Shooting Officers Identified As Protests Rage

By Todd Melby, www.reuters.com -

By Todd Melby for Reuters - Minnesota officials on Wednesday identified the two Minneapolis police officers involved in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man as chanting demonstrators [...]

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