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"We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” - Elie Weisel

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor." - Desmond Tutu

"There comes a time when neutrality and laying low become dishonorable. If you’re not in revolt, you’re in cahoots. When this period and your name are mentioned, decades hence, your grandkids will look away in shame." - David Brooks

4 responses to “Invenergy announces water deal with Narragansett Tribe”

  1. Greg Gerritt

    I talked to a member of the Narragansett Tribal Council. There was no actual vote by the Tribal Council, this was just done by one person, so expect that this will be highly contested.

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  2. Narragansetts say tribe can’t sell water without a vote of the people

    […] That was the opinion of tribe members who protested in front of the tribal Health Center after news reports said the Narragansetts agreed to provide water to Invenergy, the Chicago-based multinational fossil fuel […]

  3. salgal

    So what happens next?

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  4. Fall River identified as Invenergy’s backup water source

    […] Invenergy released its supplemental Water Supply Plan on September 28, they announced the deal made with the […]

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