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Water Is Life: 8 ways to Stand with Standing Rock #NoDAPL

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Right now is an important time for all of us to stand with Native people opposing the construction of the four-state Dakota Access Pipeline project. If you want to get up to speed, check out this “5 Fast Facts” article or the links below. Donate for a Supply Run for Standing Rock by local activist […]

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Inside the Activist Studio with Winona LaDuke

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by Liz Moore I loved talking with Winona LaDuke at Inside the Activist Studio at EWU at the end of April. I had heard her speak at EWU when she was campaigning for Vice President as Ralph Nader’s running mate. As the saying goes, I don’t remember what she said, but I do remember how […]

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What I wanted to say…

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“If corporate interests cared about ‘creating’ jobs in the U.S., NAFTA and subsequent greased skids for ‘Made in the USA’ would be dismantled, and Americans would be building solar and wind power components for global energy needs.” Rusty Nelson on Peace and War It’s exciting to watch PJALS cram meaningful meetings, public events, and activist […]

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PJALS statement on Coal

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See below to RSVP for the Dec 4 hearing on the impact of coal trains & exports.  PJALS advocates leaving both coal and uranium in the ground, in order to accelerate as much as possible the rapidly growing deployment of solar and wind energy technologies. Only these (and a couple of other) proven renewables can […]

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Energy Abundance — a Cornerstone for Social Justice

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By Mike Nuess Use of nuclear and fossil fuels has become humanity’s folly. In contrast, renewables like solar, wind and water (mainly geothermal) are abundant, clean, safe, democratic and durable. We’ve been lied to by powerful interests whose servile economists play the deceitful game of keeping so-called externalities out of the equation, because otherwise we […]

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