Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Tag: Standing Rock Sioux

U.S. to Pay $492M to 17 American Indian Tribes

Even as the U.S. government pats itself on the back over these settlements regarding the abuse of American Indian land, a federal judge has ruled against the Standing Rock tribe’s request to halt construction of the crude-oil pipeline.

Native Youth Demand A Senate Hearing On Dakota Pipeline Impact

“We are protectors of water, and we will stand strong and protect the water for future generations.”

Cowboys and Indians 2016: Fight for the Planet

Perhaps it’s time to finally listen to and learn from people who lived here sustainably for thousands of years.

Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Temporarily Halted

A federal appeals court will consider whether to delay the project further.

Solidarity Strengthens at Standing Rock

Protecting the water and sacred sites brought people here. The experience of being here is changing lives.

Security Firm Guarding Dakota Access Pipeline Also Used Psychological Warfare Tactics...

North Dakota Private Investigation and Security Board announced that it has opened up an investigation into the private security firms deployed to patrol the pipeline protests led by the Standing Rock Sioux.

Standoff at Standing Rock: Even Attack Dogs Can’t Stop the Native...

The battle against the Dakota Access pipeline is being waged as a renewed assertion of indigenous rights and sovereignty, as a fight to protect clean water, but, most importantly, as part of the global struggle to combat climate change and break from dependence on fossil fuels.

Resistance Spreading Like Water Across The Great Plains

In the coming weeks we have our day in court, and we are optimistic that a federal judge will agree with us that our peaceful exercise of free speech and civil disobedience is legal and cannot be restrained.

3 Reasons the Standing Rock Sioux Can Stop the Dakota Access...

For starters, this protest is about a competing idea for the future of the planet—and waves of people will show up to make that point.

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4 ways the media does a disservice to sexual assault survivors

People who work in the media have a tremendous responsibility to report the facts without letting unnecessary information taint them.

Anaheim mayor resigns amid FBI corruption investigation

“I hope that the people of Anaheim and our media continue to pursue the question of whether Harry Sidhu was acting alone."

Oil giant consultant resigns, citing operations beyond ‘limits of our planetary systems’

"I can no longer work for a company that ignores all the alarms and dismisses the risks of climate change and ecological collapse."

Lift the Supreme Court’s veil of secrecy

These nine individuals make decisions that affect every American. Why should they get to do it secretly?

FDA denies petitions to ban phthlates in food packaging

"It’s outrageous that FDA decided chemicals banned from children’s toys should remain in the food we eat. Families deserve better from FDA.”