Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Senator Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia and chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, speaks during a confirmation hearing for Representative Deb Haaland, a Democrat from New Mexico and secretary of the interior nominee, in Washington, D.C. on February 24, 2021.
The West Virginia Democrat's announcement signals a key hurdle for her confirmation as secretary is cleared.
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
A water protector ascends nearly 40 feet in the air on a bi-pod blocking an entry road to Enbridge Line 3 worksites. (Photo: Giniw Collective)
Anti-pipeline campaigners locked themselves to an overturned car and engaged in...
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.), President Joe Biden's nominee for interior secretary, speaks during her Senate confirmation hearing on February 23, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Jim Watson-Pool/Getty Images)
"The opposition to Congresswoman Haaland's confirmation is narrow and guided by...


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.