Andrea Germanos, staff writer
 Demonstrators hold signs at an anti-tar sands march in St. Paul, Minnesota in 2015.
"Join us putting the proverbial nail in the coffin of these dying unneeded industries."
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Masked Parisian commuters pack a crowded metro train on October 8, 2020. France and other European nations are reporting surges in Covid-19 infections. Photo: Chesnot/Getty Images)
Nearly 100,000 new coronavirus infections were reported in Europe on Thursday—...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Protesters gathered outside a BlackRock office in London Friday. (Photo: London organizers)
Protesters targeted BlackRock, JPMorgan Chase, and Liberty Mutual for...


At least five activists were arrested Tuesday for blocking a shipment of pipeline for Canada's much-hated TMX project by locking themselves to the dock in Vancouver WA where it was to be unloaded. The action by Portland Rising Tide was the third targeting the port for its role in transporting particularly heavy, dirty Alberta tar sands crude for a $7.4 billion project that environmentalists, First Nations, and many others view as a disaster in the making.

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