Anti-Government Extremist Ammon Bundy Joins Wild Governor’s Race in Idaho

The COVID-19 pandemic was a boon to the public career of anti-government provocateur Ammon Bundy. The scion of a right-wing clan that orchestrated serial armed confrontations with federal law enforcement officials over grazing rights and usage fees, Bundy burnished his outlaw reputation (he was earlier acquitted twice of federal charges in connection with his and his family’sContinue reading “Anti-Government Extremist Ammon Bundy Joins Wild Governor’s Race in Idaho”

PEOPLE’S RIGHTS OREGON AND STATE SECESSION EFFORTS

As noted in “The People’s Rights Oregon Insurrection Blueprint,” the network’s plan extends far beyond attacking COVID-19 health measures and the Klamath Basin crisis. People’s Rights Oregon plans to create a secessionist state in East Oregon. These efforts highlight another aspect of the group’s politics – a commitment to a nationalist and revolutionary political projectContinue reading “PEOPLE’S RIGHTS OREGON AND STATE SECESSION EFFORTS”

Amid Historic Drought, a New Water War in the West

A drought crisis has erupted in the Klamath Basin along the California-Oregon border, with fish dying en masse and farmers infuriated that they have been cut off from their main water source. Through the marshlands along the Oregon-California border, the federal government a century ago carved a whole new landscape, draining lakes and channeling riversContinue reading “Amid Historic Drought, a New Water War in the West”

Water crisis ‘couldn’t be worse’ on Oregon-California border

The water crisis along the California-Oregon border went from dire to catastrophic this week as federal regulators shut off irrigation water to farmers from a critical reservoir and said they would not send extra water to dying salmon downstream or to a half-dozen wildlife refuges that harbor millions of migrating birds each year. In whatContinue reading “Water crisis ‘couldn’t be worse’ on Oregon-California border”

Water crisis deepens on California-Oregon line

The water crisis along the California-Oregon border went from dire to catastrophic this week as federal regulators shut off irrigation water to farmers from a critical reservoir and said they would not send extra water to dying salmon downstream or to the half-dozen wildlife refuges that harbor millions of migrating birds each year. In whatContinue reading “Water crisis deepens on California-Oregon line”

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