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 [...]

Minnesota: Water Protectors Confront Enbridge About MMIW, Line 3

By Anonymous, Itsgoingdown.org -

Enbridge, in its ongoing efforts to coerce the Fond du Lac band of Ojibwe with “economic incentives,” was holding a job fair and business development seminar at the band’s casino in Carlton, [...]

Protests And Legal Actions Promised Against Enbridge Pipeline In Minnesota

By Steve Karnowski, Ctvnews.ca -

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Minnesota regulators reaffirmed their support Monday for Enbridge Energy's proposal to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across the northern part of the state, while [...]

Judge Tosses Case Against Pipeline Valve Turners

By Jordan Shearer, Bemidjipioneer.com -

BAGLEY -- The environmental movement chose a small Minnesota town as the battleground for its latest fight. A judge in Clearwater County dismissed the case Tuesday against three people who were [...]

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 [...]

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