October 2016 News

October 29, 2016
October 28, 2016 By Bill McKibbenNew York Times MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — The Native Americans who have spent the last months in peaceful protest against an oil pipeline along the...
October 28, 2016
October 27, 2016Greenpeace Press Release Brooklyn, New York - Today young people from Oceti Sakowin, the Seven Council Fires, and the Standing Rock Sioux Nation traveled to...
October 28, 2016
‘We will be peaceful, we will be prayerful, we will not retreat’ By Deirdre Fulton, staff writerCommon DreamsOctober 27, 2016 Arrests have begun at the recently erected...
October 25, 2016
October 24, 2016By Sarah Sunshine ManningIndian Country Today “Non-violent direct action has been vilified in the media, but it’s a major way that things have gotten done in...
October 23, 2016
October 23, 2016By NavajoDaily Kos Last night on October 22, 2016, Dallas Goldtooth reported, via Facebook Live about the 83 arrests that happened yesterday near the Standing...
October 23, 2016
The militarized response is escalating, Dakota Access construction is accelerating. To be clear: North Dakota is acting as trustee for the company, using what it considers...
October 19, 2016
October 19, 2016 By Chris WilliamsTruthout On November 30, 2016, a case will come before the Canadian Supreme Court that will have momentous and potentially global...
October 16, 2016
October 16, 2016By Julie ZauzmerWashington Post It’s noon on a Thursday, and Reyna Davila-Day would ordinarily be sitting in her AP Human Geography class, memorizing the...
October 12, 2016
October 12, 2016By Sierra Crane-MurdochThe New Yorker The last time Native Americans gathered and the nation noticed was in 1973. That February, after members of the Oglala...
October 11, 2016
October 10, 2016By John SchwartzNew York Times LUBBOCK, Tex. — A member of Katharine Hayhoe’s church asked her a question after services a couple of weeks ago: “Do you feel...
October 10, 2016
And they are turning the Dakota Access protests into a worldwide environmental movement. By Alexander SammonMother JonesOctober 10, 2016 By the time three federal government...
October 10, 2016
October 10, 2016By Jack HealyNew York Times As others built winter shelters over the weekend, she worked in the camp’s supply area, sifting through thousands of donated...
October 10, 2016
As arrests of water protectors continued on Monday, joint letter from three agencies says that Standing Rock Sioux objections should be considered By Jon Queally, staff...
October 10, 2016
‘This ruling puts 17 million people who rely on the Missouri River at serious risk’ By Nika Knight, staff writerCommon DreamsOctober 10, 2016 A U.S. federal court of...
October 10, 2016
October 10, 2016 Christian Aid Cholera could kill more people in Haiti than Hurricane Matthew, without urgent action to control the disease and ensure families have safe...
October 10, 2016
The new book by Mitch Hescox and Paul Douglas is a marriage of science and faith By John AbrahamThe GuardianOctober 10, 2016 Most of you are aware of a growing movement...
October 7, 2016
October 7, 2016By Monica DaveyNew York Times FLINT, Mich. — All along, through months of complaints from residents of this city about the peculiar colors and odors they said...
October 4, 2016
October 3, 2016Independent Catholic News Today, on the Feast of St Francis of Assisi, Catholic institutions and communities from all over the world celebrated the culmination...
October 4, 2016
October 3, 2016 By Dennis OverbyeNew York Times MAUNA KEA, Hawaii — Little lives up here except whispering hopes and a little bug called Wekiu. Three miles above the Pacific...
October 4, 2016
October 4, 2016By Tomás InsuaHuffington Post Even the most optimistic among us would not dispute that our world is currently in a desperate state. From climate change to...
October 4, 2016
Americans’ views on climate change diverge sharply depending on their political affiliations, says a new Pew Research poll. But two areas of consensus are emerging. By Ellen...
October 4, 2016
We were water beings from the beginning. The river was our Grandmother and supplied everything we needed to survive. By Linda HoganYes! MagazineOctober 4, 2016 We are...
October 4, 2016
October 3, 2016By Marie VennerNational Catholic Reporter Energy use has electrified a swell of Catholics this summer in the three-county Monterey, Calif., diocese, where new...