Unhoused Community Forms Tenants Union

By Jenn Schreiter, Unicorn Riot. -

Minneapolis, MN – A tenants union was formed this past weekend by unhoused community members who have been living at the Extended Stay America hotel in Bloomington, MN. After a deal for Hennepin [...]

Feds Leverage Civil Disorder Charge Against George Floyd Protester

By Niko Georgiades, Unicorn Riot. -

Saint Paul, MN – Charges against an Illinois man facing federal felonies from this summer’s uprising in Minneapolis showcase the tactics, techniques and procedures applied by the U.S. government [...]

Economic Justice Rally Pushes For City Level Reparations

St. Paul, MN – After weeks of intense protests following the murder of George Floyd by police, Minnesota organizers are pushing legislative changes to bring forth justice for the Black community. [...]

Can The President Call In The Military To Stop Uprisings Over Killing Of George Floyd?

By Mark Nevitt, Just Security. -

The Minnesota National Guard has been activated by Minnesota Governor Timothy Walz. These Minnesota National Guard members report to the governor and can actively take part in law enforcement [...]

Nationwide Rebellion Against Police Violence Demands Justice For George Floyd

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

Minneapolis - The horrific killing of George Floyd in broad daylight with people watching and videotaping the incident while yelling at the police to stop is being described as a public lynching. [...]

Law Enforcement Has Quietly Backed Anti-Protest Bills In At Least 8 States

By Simon David-Cohen and Sarah Lazare, In These Times. -

Law enforcement in at least eight states—Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Washington and Wyoming—lobbied on behalf of anti-protest bills in 2017 and 2018. The bills ran the [...]

Teens Convince Their Minnesota Town To Go Solar

By Staff, Yaleclimateconnections.org -

In 2018, the city of Saint Louis Park, Minnesota, made the commitment to become carbon neutral. The decision was the result of pressure from local high school students. “They felt passionate, [...]

Minnesotans To Protest Washington Football Team’s Racist Mascot

By Morgan Gstalter, Thehill.com -

Minnesota Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan (D) is joining other Native American leaders on Thursday to protest the “racist” name and mascot of the Washington Redskins ahead of the NFL team’s game against [...]

On Indigenous People’s Day, Anishinaabeg Leaders March Against Enbridge’s $7.5 Billion Oil Pipeline

By Amelia Diehl, Inthesetimes.com -

CLEARBROOK, MINN.—On October 14, Indigenous Peoples’ Day, more than 200 Indigenous leaders and allies marched down a highway to Enbridge Inc.’s U.S. pipeline terminal in Northern Minnesota, to [...]

Hundreds Rally In Opposition To Line 3 Tar Sands Pipeline

By Unicorn Riot. -

The rally comes at the end of a week of protests across planet Earth designed to bring attention to the ongoing mass extinction event tied to human-accelerated climate change. Protests and [...]

Protest Shuts Down Highway, Marches Through Eagan’s High-End Outlet Mall

By Niko Georgiades, UnicornRiot.ninja -

Eagan, MN – Protests shut down roads around Eagan’s Outlet Mall and miles of Minnesota Highway 13 on Saturday, July 27. About 100 protesters marched through the area seeking justice for [...]

Direct Action In Minnesota As Line 3 Pipeline Approval Reversed

By Andrew Neef, Unicornriot.ninja -

Near Park Rapids, MN – On Monday, June 3, 2019 three water protectors shut down work on power lines along the proposed Enbridge Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline by locking themselves to construction [...]

Minnesota Amazon Workers Walk Off The Job Over Speed-Up

By Joe DeManuelle-Hall, Labornotes.org -

After yet another speed-up in a workplace notorious for its lightning pace of work, workers at a Minnesota Amazon warehouse walked off the night shift for three hours. The March 7 walkout at [...]

Multi-Agency Task Force Prepares “Rules of Engagement” For Line 3 Protests

By Andrew Neef, Unicornriot.ninja -

MINNESOTA – Unicorn Riot has uncovered documents revealing the creation of a task force stockpiling equipment and training police in preparation for Line 3 pipeline protests across the state. The [...]

‘Valve Turners’ Shut Down Enbridge Oil Pipelines In Minnesota

By Staff, unicornriot.ninja -

Itasca County, Minnesota – Today four people calling themselves the “Four Necessity Valve turners” shut down Enbridge’s Line 3 and Line 4 tar sands oil pipelines in Minnesota citing “imminent and [...]

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