Friday, February 3, 2023

Tag: Standing Rock

Standing Rock chairman demands ‘leader to leader’ meeting with Trump

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says public comments on the DAPL environmental review are being accepted through Feb. 20, despite Trump’s orders on pipeline.

600+ water protectors facing criminal charges unlikely to receive fair trials

“It appears that the state's strategy is to simply delay discovery, charge people based on collective action and not individual acts which can be established by admissible evidence, and then hope for a conviction from a jury overwhelmingly biased towards law enforcement and the state.”

BREAKING: Trump signs executive orders to advance Keystone and Dakota Access...

Trump claims that pipelines will create more energy security for Americans, but will the oil even be used domestically?

Media silence after water protectors and police clash on MLK Day

On MLKDay 2017 water protectors were shot at and tear gassed once again by law enforcement in riot gear.

Fighting the Black Snake at Two Rivers: How Standing Rock-style protest...

The actions, along with arrests, will likely continue in the coming weeks and months.

Standing Rock and the return of the nonviolent campaign

There’s something even better than electoral politics and one-off protests when mobilizing citizen power.

Resistance at Standing Rock: The people from Oceti Sakowin camp

Water protectors answer a fundamental question: What happens if the pipeline gets completed?

From Keystone XL pipeline to #DAPL: Jasilyn Charger, water protector from...

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.

From Standing Rock to the world: 10 indigenous struggles – and...

Whom to call, what to donate, and where to show up.

Why I answered the call for veterans to go to Standing...

At Standing Rock, for the first time, I felt like I was finally serving the people.

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Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.

GOP readies ‘shameful’ vote to oust Omar from House Committee

"The GOP is riddled with white nationalists and antisemites. It is infuriating and absurd that they are trying to distract from the bigoted hatred in their own party by attacking a progressive woman of color."

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.

City trees save lives, first-of-its-kind study finds

Planting trees has additional benefits for communities beyond keeping cities cool, such as reducing air pollution and boosting mental health.