Stories by Candice Bernd

Candice Bernd is an editor/staff reporter at Truthout. She is a contributor to Truthout's anthology on police violence, Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect?, and was recently honored with the Dallas Peace and Justice Center's "Media Peacemaker of the Year" award. Follow her on [email protected] subscribe to Candice Bernd's feed

Posted on: Jun 19, 2017, Source: Truthout

At least 22 prisoners have died in Texas prisons due to extreme heat.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2017, Source: Truthout, Earth Island Journal

Mass incarceration in the U.S. impacts the health of prisoners, prison-adjacent communities and local ecosystems from coast to coast.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2017, Source: Truthout

The camp is acting in solidarity with historic standoff against the Dakota Access pipeline at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2014, Source: Truthout

Hunger strikes emerge after Obama called for a review of immigration-enforcement policies last week.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2013, Source: Truthout

Even with hundreds of structural problems and two warning letters, the Canadian company moves forward on plans on its pipeline, inspected and found to exhibit both weld flaws and denting.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2013, Source: Truthout

U.S. education reform isn't so much a "Race to the Top," because no matter which schools climb to the top of the ladder first, corporations always win.

Posted on: May 13, 2013, Source: Campus Progress

A subsidiary of his new political start-up called has aired ads supporting drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and support for the Keystone XL pipeline.

Posted on: Oct 15, 2012, Source: Truthout

As the Texas tar sands tree-sit enters its fourth week, activists re-enter the tree village to supply and defend members of the Tar Sands Blockade. The arrests continue.

Posted on: Oct 6, 2012, Source: Truthout

So far the jar of "tainted" TransCanada bills she buried in the rich earth of her 60-acre farm has yielded only heavy machinery and a troop of activists from the Tar Sands Blockade.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2012, Source: Truthout

A tree-sit continues in Texas despite an unprecedented escalation in police and industry violence toward peaceful blockaders working to prevent construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2012, Source: Truthout

The Tar Sands Blockade is coordinating a series of rolling protests along the proposed southern route through Texas and Oklahoma.

Posted on: Aug 17, 2012, Source:

TransCanada broke ground on the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline, bucking more than four years of opposition to the project from farmers, ranchers and thousands affected across Texas and Oklahoma.

Posted on: Jul 15, 2011, Source: In These Times

Despite a loss at the Supreme Court, Wal-Mart workers continue to fight for better treatment and equality for women in the workplace.