Good morning friends, watching Bernie on Colbert sure made me wishful for a campaign that could have been. If you missed it I just so happen to have some links for you:
Meanwhile not content to sit around waiting for a new administration Water Protectors are gathering worldwide in an attempt to urge Obama to take action against the Dakota Access pipeline:
Water protectors battling the Dakota Access Pipeline are taking their increasingly urgent fight directly to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, making a final push for the Obama administration to reject the pipeline’s permit before President-elect Donald Trump takes office.
On Tuesday, supporters of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe will demonstrate and march at Army Corps offices across the country, along with over 200 solidarity actions planned around the world.
“[T]he election last Tuesday made this Tuesday’s demonstrations in support of Standing Rock even more important,” wrote environmentalist Bill McKibben.
“We’ll be gathering in nearly 200 cities worldwide to demand that the Army Corps of Engineers, and the Obama Administration, do their jobs and reject the Dakota Access Pipeline’s final permit.”
“We don’t know if we can make President Obama act—so far he’s been noncommittal and vague. And we don’t know if Trump would simply overturn his actions if he took them. But we do know that now more than ever we have to stand by our allies, and make our battles loud and public,” McKibben continued:
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