Posts Tagged with "Arizona"

L.A.’s Dark Secret

Thursday, January 26, 2012

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L.A.’s Dark Secret

In the 1974 classic Roman Polanski neo-noir film Chinatown, private detective Jake Gittes (played by Jack Nicholson) discovers one of LA’s dirty secrets: Wealthy developers are legally stealing precious water from poor struggling farmers in California’s central valley to hydrate the posh homes of Beverly Hills and a rapidly growing Los Angeles. It’s a sordid [...]

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Thus Far and No Further: Gulf Coast and Arizona Activists Fight Back

Monday, August 8, 2011

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There are all kinds of action camps planned this month that will be challenging the root causes of climate change— i.e. the fossil fuel industry—in the Midwest, Southeast and Pacific Northwest. August is already sizzling with small groups of environmental and Indigenous rights minded people stepping up and putting their bodies on the line to [...]

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Environmentalists Say: Stop ALL of Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Laws

Thursday, July 29, 2010

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Reposted from It’s Getting Hot in Here by Josh Kahn Russell Today, Arizona’s “show me your papers” anti-immigrant law SB1070 goes into effect. Across the country, July 29th has been declared a national day of action for Human Rights. Phoenix is ground zero for the collective outrage and protest that this bill has inspired. Here [...]

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Growing Resistance to Coal in the West

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

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The spirit of Ed Abbey has returned home. The fight against Big Coal is not just in Appalachia anymore. Most publicized on this site and in the media is the epic battle being waged by the movement against the coal companies laying waste to Appalachia’s Mountains. It’s also fought and stopped over half of the [...]

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