The militarized response is escalating, Dakota Access construction is accelerating. To be clear: North Dakota is acting as trustee for the company, using what it considers the powers of state to make this project so.
On Saturday over 100 people were arrested at a peaceful march after they were confronted by police in riot gear, carrying assault rifles.
In addition to advising on all three mega-mergers, Credit Suisse is playing a big role behind the scenes of the Dakota Access pipeline.
A decision on whether the pipeline can proceed under the river rests with the Army Corps of Engineers.
Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman and documentarian Deia Schlosberg have been arrested for committing journalism.
“This is a complete vindication of my right as a journalist to cover the attack on the protesters, and of the public’s right to know what is happening with the Dakota Access pipeline.”
Sanders and four other senators have signed a powerful letter sent to Obama urging a halt of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
The Committee to Protect Journalists has said that the warrant is "a transparent attempt to intimidate reporters from covering protests of significant public interest."