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Next Steps in Battle Against Dakota Access and Keystone XL Pipelines

Next Steps in Battle Against Dakota Access and Keystone XL Pipelines

By Sarah Jaffe This story is part of Sarah Jaffe’s new series, Interviews for Resistance, in which she speaks with organizers, troublemakers and thinkers who are doing the hard work of fighting back against America’s corporate and political powers. Last week in Washington, DC, members of American Indian tribes and their supporters demonstrated against the […]

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    Next Step in the Fight to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

    Next Step in the Fight to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline

    By Deirdre Fulton The Trump administration “will be held accountable in court” for its decision to grant the final easement on the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), Indigenous people and environmental allies vowed Tuesday. And with actions planned nationwide on Wednesday, the administration won’t get off in the court of public opinion, either. “The drinking water […]

    Army Corps to Grant Final Permit for Dakota Access Pipeline

    Army Corps to Grant Final Permit for Dakota Access Pipeline

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will grant Energy Transfer Partners the final easement to finish the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), according to a court filing Tuesday. The permit will allow construction for a tunnel under Lake Oahe, a reservoir that is part of the Missouri River. Breaking: Dept. of Army statement announces approval of […]

    First Amendment Under Siege as Another Journalist Arrested at Standing Rock

    First Amendment Under Siege as Another Journalist Arrested at Standing Rock

    By Mark Trahant Jenni Monet, a Native American journalist, was arrested last week while covering Standing Rock. You’d think that would trigger a lot of support from the national and regional news media. There is an idea in law enforcement called the “thin blue line.” It basically means that police work together. A call goes […]

    Thousands of Veterans: Dakota Access Pipeline ‘Will Not Get Completed’

    Thousands of Veterans: Dakota Access Pipeline ‘Will Not Get Completed’

    “Thousands” of U.S. military veterans and volunteers are readying their return to Standing Rock as President Donald Trump tries to move the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) forward and clashes between law enforcement and Water Protectors continue to break out. “We are committed to the people of Standing Rock, we are committed to nonviolence and we […]

    76 Arrested at Standing Rock as Trump Tries to Move DAPL Forward

    76 Arrested at Standing Rock as Trump Tries to Move DAPL Forward

    Seventy-six Water Protectors were arrested following a clash with law enforcement at Standing Rock on Wednesday afternoon. The arrests came a day after federal officials claimed that the final controversial easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) had been granted. https://twitter.com/EcoWatch/status/826986028917481472 Morton County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Rob Keller told BBC News that the arrests were […]