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Will Electric Cars Save The Planet? [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

In this latest video from Thacker Pass, Max explains why he is protesting against lithium mining for the so called green energy. Featured image: Pygmy rabbit by Travis London The small Pygmy rabbit is Thacker pass and Thacker Pass is Pygmy rabbits. This small rabbit is a target of many predators at Thacker Pass. The … Continue reading Will Electric Cars Save The Planet? [Dispatches from Thacker Pass]

First Indigenous Voices: Tiokasin Ghosthorse Interviews Max Wilbert

First Voices Indigenous Radio host Tiokasin Ghosthorse interviewed Max Wilbert about the occupation of a proposed mine in northern Nevada. Lithium Americas corporation plans to rip open 5,000 acres of this land to extract lithium for consumer products. You can listen to the full interview here. First Voices Indigenous Radio is hosted by Tiokasin Ghosthorse … Continue reading First Indigenous Voices: Tiokasin Ghosthorse Interviews Max Wilbert

Press Release: Water Protector Climbs Onto Section Of Line 3 Pipeline to Prevent Damage to Pipe

News Release:  there have been arrests of water protectors in Fond Du Lac . Direct action was forced in order try and prevent damage to a pipeline, due to poor practices, which would ultimately lead to further environmental damage.  Late Monday afternoon, three water protectors were arrested for blocking construction of Line 3. Two of … Continue reading Press Release: Water Protector Climbs Onto Section Of Line 3 Pipeline to Prevent Damage to Pipe

Green Lithium Mining is a Bright Green Lie. Dispatches from Thacker Pass

Written By Max Wilbert and  originally published on January 25, 2021 in Sierra Nevada Ally. In this article Max describes the plans for an industrial scale lithium mine, the harm this will cause and why we need to protect the area for endangered species. On January 15th, my friend Will Falk and myself launched a … Continue reading Green Lithium Mining is a Bright Green Lie. Dispatches from Thacker Pass

Activists Occupy Site of Proposed Lithium Mine in Nevada

Activists Occupy Site of Proposed Lithium Mine in Nevada By Kollibri terre Sonnenblume, originally published by Macska Moksha Press Reproduced here with permission, thank you. On Friday, January 15th, two activists drove eight hours from Eugene, Oregon, to a remote corner of public land in Nevada, where they pitched a tent in below-freezing temperatures and unfurled a … Continue reading Activists Occupy Site of Proposed Lithium Mine in Nevada

Protesters hold back military takeover of Balkans’ largest mountain pasture

This is an excerpt from a news article originally published on Mongabay. Featured image: Sinjajevina, by JYB Devot, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons Montenegro’s military — and maybe NATO — want the Sinjajevina Highlands for maneuvers; traditional herding communities want these biodiverse alpine pasturelands conserved. BY John C. Cannon A 2019 decree by the government … Continue reading Protesters hold back military takeover of Balkans’ largest mountain pasture

PRESS RELEASE: Water Protector Climbs Into Line 3 Pipeline Trench To Stop Work

This news release outlines direct action taken by water protectors.  On Monday morning, Nia Zekan, a water protector, climbed into a pipe trench along the Line 3 Pipeline easement, shutting down work for approximately four hours. Nia halted construction at this Enbridge worksite while dozens more stood around in support of Nia and resistance to … Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Water Protector Climbs Into Line 3 Pipeline Trench To Stop Work

Forest Defenders Launch New Blockades on Vancouver Island

This is an update regarding the chronology of events for the Old Growth Blockade which strives to protect the last old-growth temperate rainforests on Vancouver island, currently facing near-total eradication by the British Columbia government and logging companies. The Rainforest Flying Squad launches the Bugaboo Creek blockade to prevent road building into the last ancient … Continue reading Forest Defenders Launch New Blockades on Vancouver Island

[Old Growth Blockade] Old-Growth Blockade Enters Fourth Month

Fairy Creek Blockade: defending old growth forests on unceded Pacheedaht territory by Reuben Garbanzo, on Lekwungen territory Joshua Wright, is a seventeen year old film-maker from Olympia, Washington with an irrepressible passion for protecting the last remaining old-growth temperate rainforests; and has handy access to a state-of-the-art digital mapping program that allows him to track … Continue reading [Old Growth Blockade] Old-Growth Blockade Enters Fourth Month

Anti-Colonial Struggles Across Turtle Island

The following video looks at the many Indigenous-led struggles currently taking place across Turtle Island (North America). Indigenous People Day of Rage On 11th October, 2020, Indigenous peoples called a Day of Rage Against Colonialism. Main actions organized were against the forced assimilation of Indigenous peoples and for an alternative to Columbus Day. Colonial statues … Continue reading Anti-Colonial Struggles Across Turtle Island