Intervention by the federal government could protect Gulf Coast "sacrifice zones" while keeping the power on amid record temperatures.
Candice Bernd is a senior editor/staff reporter with Truthout. Her work has also appeared in The Nation, In These Times, Salon, Rewire.News, YES! Magazine and Earth Island Journal. Her work has received awards from the San Francisco Press Club, the Fort Worth chapter of Society of Professional Journalists and the Dallas Peace and Justice Center. Follow her on Twitter @CandiceBernd.
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State residents are struggling with climate PTSD after last week’s freeze as Big Oil maintains its grip on state politicians.
For months, locals and landowners have tried to stop the Permian Highway Pipeline, a piece of infrastructure connecting West Texas’ prolific oil fields to the state’s Gulf Coast refineries. But they’re running out of options.
Despite Attempts to Soften Penalties, Texas Legislature Passes Bill to Charge Pipeline Protesters with Felonies
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Two industry-backed bills in the Texas Legislature would charge environmental activists who allegedly engage in civil disobedience at oil and gas sites with a felony.
Records show a few dozen angry young white men, led by a teenager from the Dallas suburbs and emboldened by Trump, have caused headaches at universities across the state.
Even as consistent failures have discredited O’Keefe's organization, his deceptively edited videos are being used by federal prosecutors to try to convict Inauguration Day protesters.
The event reinforces an ongoing assault on press freedom and the First Amendment in an ultimate ironic twist for free-speech rights.