“It’s shocking to see legislation that allows for people to literally be killed for exercising their right to protest in a public space.”
“I support the legal completion of this pipeline. Make no mistake, this infrastructure is good for our economy. And it's the safest way to transport North Dakota products."
There’s something even better than electoral politics and one-off protests when mobilizing citizen power.
Jasilyn Charger is a water protector from Cheyenne River. She’s been camping at Sacred Stone resistance camp to fight the construction of the nearly $4 billion Dakota Access pipeline for nearly 10 months.
At Standing Rock, for the first time, I felt like I was finally serving the people.
The life that we have built here has taught many how to live a large-scale sustainable, decolonized, anticapitalist lifestyle.
Continuing to shrink our oil consumption is one way to challenge the oil uber alles mentality of the Trump administration.
Public and consumer pressure on banks to quit financing the Dakota Access pipeline companies is producing results.
As banks begin to respond, environmental movements are learning the importance of speaking clearly about the financial risks of fossil fuel investment.