How did two of the biggest oil companies in the world team up to exploit one of the remaining pristine ecosystems on the planet?
There are those who sit at home and tut tut about media reports of social injustice, corruption in high places or arrests under specious pretenses of violation of so called ownership of the land or seas, and do little. It is said that evil can only prosper when good men (and women) do nothing. Dictators and despots invariably hold onto power with a ruthless disregard for Human Rights paranoically fearing any threat to their weltanshauung of universal ownership. Terrified of the threat from within they are exquisitely sensitive to protests from without their fiefdom, thinking that these will empower the imagined and maybe real protesters and insurrectionists within. Each protest adds to the instability of inner rectitude of the Autocrat. A giant avalanche starts with a tiny snowball rolling downhill. Let each one of us be that snowball. (https://www.causes.com/posts/825629?utm_campaign=user_post_mailer%2Ftrending&utm_medium=email&utm_source=causes&ctag=37ffbf6aa23dec7afb5ad3b0d920b439b8&ctoken=BZSdhX7vQLU2fhXU5MW2isg6wQ6t7EZWtycbbUk3ln7uXr0WlMteGGt2kdbvsIx5TyhJ8sXiBKZyMd9mfDzPNA%3D%3D&uid=96496000).
- Give back this #GivingTuesday to save the Arctic (greenpeaceblogs.org)
- Arctic 30 prisoners sent messages to each other on pipes, says Alex Harris (theguardian.com)
- Arctic 30 Briton freed by Russian court (theguardian.com)
- Arctic 30: freed Briton urges ‘frank discussions’ about future protests (theguardian.com)
- Between the kitchen, the Arctic shelf and the Russian court room (chefsvsangels.wordpress.com)
- Communication is Key (greenpeace30activists.wordpress.com)
- Authorities apply for three-month extension to Arctic 30 detention (dominicantoday.com)
- Putin stresses that Russia needs Arctic presence to guard against U.S. threat (endtimeheadlines.wordpress.com)
- Protests in 263 Cities Around the World as ‘Arctic 30′ Mark 2 Months in Prison (rinf.com)
- Greenpeace Moves to Get the Arctic 30 Out of Russia (news.softpedia.com)