Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Tag: Standing Rock Sioux

Protests begin in DC after motion to halt Dakota Access is...

Energy Transfer Partners, the pipeline company that owns Dakota Access, has already been drilling under Lake Oahe for weeks.

Journalism and the First Amendment on trial at Standing Rock

Reporter Jenni Monet has been charged with criminal trespassing and rioting, but the bigger story is about the failure of journalism institutions to rally.

Surviving at Standing Rock after Trump’s DAPL order

The original water protector camp has resolved to stay – even as Sioux tribe says no and Trump orders pipeline construction.

Don’t let Trump distract you: Public comment on DAPL is now...

Now until Feb. 20 is the public’s chance to push for a full review of the pipeline’s climate impacts. Here’s what to do.

Why I kneeled before Standing Rock elders and asked for forgiveness

“We fought you. We took your land. We signed treaties that we broke … But we’ve come to say that we are sorry.”

How Standing Rock’s divest campaign can stop future pipelines

As banks begin to respond, environmental movements are learning the importance of speaking clearly about the financial risks of fossil fuel investment.

With pipeline losing $20 million a week, DAPL battle moves to...

In the meantime, organized resistance against DAPL continues.

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‘Tax the rich’? Democrats’ plans to make the wealthy pay a little more will...

It's far below the level of progressivity the United States embraced in the middle of the 20th century—when wealthier individuals paid a much higher share of their income in taxes than the poor.

Derek Chauvin pleads not guilty to beating black teen

Chauvin is currently serving 22½ years in state prison for killing George Floyd. He pleaded not guilty.

‘What betrayal looks like’: UN report says world on track for 2.7°C of warming...

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods."
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Former California cops charged with assaulting unarmed teen

“Those who violate their oath to protect and serve discredit the good work law enforcement strives to do every day.”

The US military, post-Afghanistan

Can we finally give peace a try?