Category: Water

The struggle to protect Appalachians from poisonous water and air pollution

November 2016

“We are losing about 4,000 people a year from the impact of mountain top removal coal mining. My daughter, who is only 22, has lost four friends to cancer. Her best friend …

California water: a human right or private property?

November 2016

Despite California having the first law in the U.S. declaring water a human right, the situation is growing worse as the state enters the 5th year of drought. And it is the worst for …

Standing Rock, 24 Hours, 2400 miles, 600 words

November 2016

More than 500 clergy and faith leaders from across the country converged at Standing Rock, in support of the Sioux people and in solidarity with water …

Legalizing civil disobedience to stop fracking wastewater project

November 2016

Grant Township, in Indiana County, Pennsylvania, has been fighting the energy industry since 2013 in an effort to prevent the creation of fracking wastewater …

Flint Water Crisis: Why I voted for Jill Stein

November 2016

I put my heart, soul, spirit and HOPES in Bernie Sanders. HOPE that we could restore the wrongs. HOPE, that together, we could take back our government, …

The struggle to protect Appalachians from poisonous water and air pollution

November 2016

“We are losing about 4,000 people a year from the impact of mountain top removal coal mining. My daughter, who is only 22, has lost four friends to cancer. Her best friend died …

Fighting the Dictatorship in Michigan

September 2016

The dismantling of democracy is wreaking havoc in Michigan. A corporate dictator law passed in 2011 authorizes the governor to dispatch Emergency Managers …

They’re not helping me,’ says man with high lead levels

June 2016

My name is Aaron Stinson for all you that don’t know me or may have not seen me. I have the highest lead level recorded in Genesee County. I was tested February 7 …

Mothers, women of Flint ‘Die’ in at city’s water plant

June 2016

On May 16, arriving in a packed van, a group of women protesters stage a die in upon the steps of the Flint Water plant. The Flint water crisis has generated an …

Emergency manager law dismantles democracy

June 2016

The dismantling of democracy is wreaking havoc in Michigan. A corporate dictator law passed in 2011 authorizes the governor to dispatch Emergency Managers …