Tar Sands

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Trump's trying to ram this dirty pipeline down America's throat, but we're not falling for it."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"I am very heartened that the Appeals Court recognized the validity of a...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
"We don't have any other choice but to take bold action on climate change, now."


This summer, after five years of steadfastly maintaining an encampment built to resist scores of proposed oil and gas pipelines through traditional unceded territory, a group of indigenous Unist’ot’en have faced mounting police and industry challenges to their occupation, from drones to helicopters to surveyors seeking access. In the latest, Chevron officials showed up seeking entry. In return, they presented an "offering" - of bottled water and tobacco. Really.