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Thousands Unite in Solidarity With Standing Rock

Thousands Unite in Solidarity With Standing Rock

Thousands of people protested in North Dakota and outside Army Corps of Engineers offices, banks and energy companies in different parts of the country after indigenous leaders and climate activists called for a national “day of action.” Amazing pictures coming in of huge Standing Rock protests in Chicago, SF #NoDAPL pic.twitter.com/J6sneHdZd8 — Bill McKibben (@billmckibben) […]

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    Norway’s Biggest Bank Is ‘Reconsidering Its Participation’ in Funding the Dakota Access Pipeline

    Norway’s Biggest Bank Is ‘Reconsidering Its Participation’ in Funding the Dakota Access Pipeline

    By Andy Rowell The protests by First Nations against the North Dakota Pipeline are beginning to rattle the funders behind the highly controversial scheme. This means that the pipeline that once seemed unstoppable is increasingly looking vulnerable. https://www.facebook.com/EcoWatch/videos/1333980263281574/ We have news that one of the banks behind the scheme is reconsidering its involvement. On Monday, […]

    City Council to Governor: Bring Home Our State Troopers

    City Council to Governor: Bring Home Our State Troopers

    Cincinnati City Council members have sent a strongly-worded letter to Ohio Gov. John Kasich demanding the recall of 37 state troopers from the escalating Dakota Access Pipeline protests in North Dakota. Majority of Cincinnati City Council calling on @JohnKasich to recall the Ohio Troopers sent to North Dakota. pic.twitter.com/lrSj7U6qKy — Chris Seelbach (@ChrisSeelbach) November 1, […]

    Josh Fox: ‘I Have Never Seen Anything Like This’

    Josh Fox: ‘I Have Never Seen Anything Like This’

    Police violently cracked down on a peaceful protest led by the Standing Rock Sioux against the Dakota Access Pipeline Wednesday in Cannonball, North Dakota, firing mace, pepper spray and rubber bullets at point-blank range at “water protectors” standing and praying harmlessly in the water. #DakotaAccessPipeline Protesters Pepper Sprayed in Latest Standoff https://t.co/mQEwSrytcv @UR_Ninja @IENearth @MarkRuffalo […]

    Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Pepper Sprayed in Latest Standoff

    Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Pepper Sprayed in Latest Standoff

    Since last Thursday’s violent police raid, which established a militarized zone around Dakota Access Pipeline construction areas, the Morton County Sheriff and supporting agencies have fanned out into the area surrounding the Oceti Sakowin camp. [facebook https://www.facebook.com/EcoWatch/videos/1333980263281574/ expand=1] Groups of police vehicles have parked in several areas to monitor the activity at the camp. One […]