Offering solidarity to Indigenous Nations, last month five Carvers from the Lummi Nation House of Tears set out on a journey up the Pacific North West Coast hoping to send a message of Kwel’Hoy, or ‘We Draw The Line’ to the resource extraction industry. With them, lain carefully on the flat bed of a truck, […]
Collusion between the U.S. Government and Wall Street to deprive Native Americans of their treaty-guaranteed property goes back to the beginning of the country. Over two and a half centuries, that collusion has comprised both brutal coercion and devious subterfuge, ethnic cleansing coinciding with kidnapping and religious persecution. While alienating indigenous property in the past […]
With both the City of Seattle and Metro Vancouver opposing major new coal export terminals proposed for the Salish Sea that spans the Washington-British Columbia border, the interests of Wall Street heavies like Goldman Sachs, Peabody Energy and Warren Buffett are pitted against Coast Salish tribal nations and the fishing industry. While organized labor and […]
When most people think of white power, they imagine men in white hoods burning crosses. While few would think of men in pinstripes burning cigars, in reality that is where white power resides. In Whatcom county, Washington state — the Northwest corner of the United States, bordering the Salish Sea Where All Life Began — […]
The rumored replacement of Hillary Clinton with Susan Rice as Secretary of State might fly below the radar of some, but the fact that Rice comes with substantial conflict of interest baggage should raise at least a few red flags. As a member of the political elite heavily invested in energy stocks from notorious carbon […]
As the world’s fossil fuel energy resources are depleted, public relations firms working for energy companies, shipping companies, and the Wall Street brokerages that own them, increasingly attempt to pit indigenous peoples and environmentalists against organized labor and local governments hoping to cash in on the final wasting of the planet. Yet, despite these disingenuous […]
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