A single oil spill from the aging Line 5 pipeline could impact more than 150 miles of coastline. Enbridge has been trying to assure the public that Line 5 is completely safe.
A pattern emerges with rulings that went to extreme lengths to enable corporate law-breaking abroad. High-level courts simply polish up the justifications for corporate impunity provided by lower courts.
Former Vermont State Sen. Ben Ptashnik is a fusion movement strategist, and lifelong political organizer. He currently serves as executive director of the National Election Defense Coalition, and as policy director of the Justice Action Mobilization Network, a climate justice organization.