Stories & Victories

  • ‘These Are Our Prayers in Action’ — A Look at Life in the #NoDAPL Resistance Camps

    October 10, 2016

    For months, the Standing Rock Sioux and allies have been protecting their water by resisting construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which would carry 500,000 barrels of oil a day from North Dakota to Illinois. Peter Dakota Molof spent a week supporting water protectors at resistance camps set up along Lake Oahe — this is what he saw.

  • My Arctic Home

    August 24, 2016

    Clara Natanine is a resident of Kangiqtugaapik (Clyde River), where energy companies are planning to conduct seismic blasting tests to search for oil and gas in Arctic waters. This is her story.

  • Remembering Our Nuclear Weapons Legacy

    August 10, 2016

    As I stood under the blazing August sun with my arms handcuffed behind my back, my eyes began to well up. Not from the heat or the pinching pain in my wrist, but from the enormity of the problem before us: the world’s 15,000 nuclear weapons.

  • Postcards From Climate Change: Born on the Island

    June 13, 2016

    When Hurricane Ike struck the Gulf Coast in 2008, it hit Galveston, Texas the hardest. Eight years later, residents are still rebuilding what they lost to the impacts of climate change.

  • The Sound of Democracy Awakening

    April 27, 2016

    On Monday April 18, thousands marched and more than 300 people were arrested after a non-violent mobilization for democracy reforms on the steps of the U.S. Capitol building. Alexandra Dos Santos traveled from Brooklyn, New York to join the movement. This is her story.