Saturday, August 8, 2020

Resistance at Standing Rock: The people from Oceti Sakowin Camp

“I’m here to make the world a better place. I obviously can’t do it on my own, and when I saw a big group of people do that I took the opportunity to help anyway I can.”

Veterans at Standing Rock are heading to Flint, Michigan

Flint has received relatively little media and public attention in the last few months, but residents there are still without clean drinking water and have been for years now.

Tara Houska: Denying #DAPL permit is “momentous occasion,” but we must remain vigilant

Tara Houska, an indigenous lawyer, praises the decision by the Army Corps to deny the DAPL permit, but cautions the water protectors and their supporters to remain vigilant.

The real Standing Rock victory is this: “Inevitable” is not what it used to...

The whole pipeline fiasco was a more appropriate story for the 19th century instead of the 21st. Now, the timing is ideal for a new beginning: #HealNorthDakota

Energy Transfer Partners releases statement on Dakota Access Pipeline, refuses to back down

The companies insist that they will continue construction on the pipeline without rerouting it around Lake Oahe, despite being denied the legal right to do so.

Mike Pence sees a ‘real opportunity’ to gut health care for poor people

Trump’s White House will likely go along with efforts to block grant Medicaid.

BREAKING: Army Corps of Engineers DENIES permit for Dakota Access Pipeline

"I heard the Army Corp of Engineers will not grant the easement and they will reroute. I would say that it is over."

7 ways to make an even bigger impact when you divest from DAPL

Closing your bank account is just the beginning.

Veterans arrive at Standing Rock to act as human shields for water protectors

Over 1,000 veterans plan to “deploy” and are calling on their fellow veterans to assemble as a “peaceful, unarmed militia at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation.”

Images from Standing Rock: The people from Oceti Sakowin Camp

"There’s so much that needs to happen. The direct effect hits all of us."