Common Dreams staff
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Environmentalists in Oregon and California take to the streets to tell the Trump administration "we want to keep our coastline clean."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
"The Cleveland baseball team has rightly recognized that Native Americans do...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
"If we don't act now, our orcas and salmon are goners...and then we will be."


This week gave us an appalling view of American "justice" in all its white privilege and cognitive dissonance: The acquittal of a bunch of ignorant, armed, white, male hooligans who laid boisterous claim to Oregon land that was never theirs, and the tear-gassing, shooting and arrest of peaceful, praying Standing Rock Sioux seeking to protect their own revered land/water from destruction - to "do something good and right." After 500 brutal years, shame, America, again.