Tag: water protectors
On MLKDay 2017 water protectors were shot at and tear gassed once again by law enforcement in riot gear.
“It’s shocking to see legislation that allows for people to literally be killed for exercising their right to protest in a public space.”
There’s something even better than electoral politics and one-off protests when mobilizing citizen power.
Water protectors answer a fundamental question: What happens if the pipeline gets completed?
Public and consumer pressure on banks to quit financing the Dakota Access pipeline companies is producing results.
“We fought you. We took your land. We signed treaties that we broke … But we’ve come to say that we are sorry.”
As banks begin to respond, environmental movements are learning the importance of speaking clearly about the financial risks of fossil fuel investment.
Hundreds of DAPL water protectors have no lawyer at all.
Big oil believes “We now are going into a transition where we are going to have a new President of the United States who gets it."
In the meantime, organized resistance against DAPL continues.