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.
Susie Day is a writer who specializes in prison issues and political satire. Snidelines: Talking Trash to Power, a collection of her work, was published November 2014 by Abingdon Square Publishing.