North Dakota Fracking Company Fined $2.1 Million For Pollution Of Native American Reservation

Slawson Exploration Company, the largest oil producer in the Midwest, was fined over $2 million for contaminating the air of the Fort Berthold reservation in North Dakota. Continue reading

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UN Demands Freedom For WikiLeak’s Assange, Rules ‘Arbitrary Detention’ Must End

The United Nations has rejected UK attempts to overturn their ruling that Julian Assange’s ‘arbitrary detention’ is unlawful and deprives him of fundamental human rights. Continue reading

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Trump’s Likely Pick For Homeland Security Said He Would Send Up To 1 Million To Gitmo

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr., Trump’s likely nominee to head Homeland Security, has advocated for holding Americans suspected of terrorism “indefinitely” at the Guantanamo Bay prison. Continue reading

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Man Sentenced To Six Months In Prison For Installing Wind Turbine

Jay Nygard’s decision to install a wind turbine on his own property earned him prison time. It’s the perfect example of how the US government has been criminalizing “off the grid” living and eroding the rights of private property owners in the process. Continue reading

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