Hello fellow Illinois dwellers! As I write this, I am sitting outside on a cool late morning and the weather is perfect. A cool breeze softens the warm sun’s pleasant caress and leaves waves of cool and warm sensations running down the back of my neck. Who am I? If there was one word to… More The Big Picture by Paul Berland
Indigenous people in Canada have established a prayer camp where Enbridge’s Line 3 crosses into the U.S. This is another effort by indigenous peoples to demand treaties be respected and by landowners to resist the use of eminent domain to take their property for private gain. The Spirit of the Buffalo camp was established early… More Indigenous prayer camp aims to stop Enbridge pipeline at Canada-U.S. border
by Jennifer Thompson Several SOIL members recently attended a pipeline summit in Marshfield, WI. We learned a great deal, made new friends and alliances in the pipeline fight, and came away feeling hopeful that we will be able to stop the next pipeline proposal!