Common Dreams staff
Resistance in your community, across the country, and around the globe
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
"On this day, and since the beginning, standing for the water: Joye Braun, Tania Aubid, Ladonna Allard," wrote the Indigenous Environmental Network. (Photo: Toni Cervantes via IEN/Twitter)
Faced with an imminent evacuation deadline, Indigenous opponents of the Dakota...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Cut the bureaucratic mess. Reduce costs . Expand coverage . Make it great...

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A group of self-described "everyday people" hung a massive banner across the foot of Lady Liberty Tuesday declaring "Refugees Welcome" - an act and sentiment, immeasurably ironically, radical enough in these dystopian times that park officials are now seeking the "suspects." The day before, meanwhile, the bodies of at least 74 refugees trying to reach Europe washed up on the Libyan shore; each, critics say, is "a testament to our indifference."