Continuing to shrink our oil consumption is one way to challenge the oil uber alles mentality of the Trump administration.
Nearly 1 in 6 properties across the city faced tax foreclosure last year. Land trusts are one way to keep buildings—whether housing or businesses—permanently affordable.
“We fought you. We took your land. We signed treaties that we broke … But we’ve come to say that we are sorry.”
Three years ago, they started a program to keep salvageable goods from landfills by harnessing the community’s collective skills to fix them.
To protect vital wetlands, the Ojibwe tribe and local scientists and activists pressured industry to abandon plans for what would have harmed thousands of species of plants and animals.
After 35 years of fighting for the cancellation of nearly 50 oil and gas leases, Montana’s Blackfeet tribe scored an unexpected victory when Devon Energy voluntarily backed out of their claims.
In a moment like this, direct action needs to call attention to a moral crisis that demands intervention, much like what we’re seeing at Standing Rock.
As we work toward a post-fossil fuel society, we can look to these lessons from the Sioux.
Corporate-backed utilities have quashed solar initiatives for years, but residents fought back.
Closing your bank account is just the beginning.
There’s an entire industry of ethically minded banks and financial institutions out there to choose from.