Alec Connon is an organizer with the DeFundDAPL - Seattle Action Coalition, a group that has recently deployed over 25 actions at a dozen Wells Fargo branches. His written work has appeared in Common Dreams, The Guardian, Crosscut, The Seattle Weekly and more. You can learn more about his work here: www.alecconnon.com
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Tuesday, February 02, 2016
Who Really Needs A Super Yacht Anyway?
Coral reefs rival tropical rain forests as Earth's most abundant ecosystems. Despite only covering 0.2% of the ocean floor, nearly one million distinct species of fish, invertebrates and algae can be found among the world's reefs. As a result of this cornucopia of life, it is commonly said that...
Saturday, November 28, 2015
The Gates Foundation Have Sold Their Exxon Stock – But Why?
At a time when the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has been under unprecedented pressure to commit to fossil fuel divestment, their annual tax filings were released last week. The filings revealed that the Foundation's investments in fossil fuels have dropped by almost two-thirds, from a huge $1...