Indigenous

Activists are also pushing for DAPL's financial supporters to divest from the project. (Photo: Peg Hunter/flickr/cc)
Water protectors in North Dakota are launching the next phase of resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL)—hurting its parent company's profits. After securing a crucial victory earlier this year that halted construction on the 1,172-mile oil pipeline that opponents say threatens Indigenous rights and access to clean water, activists...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Pipeline protest in Iowa
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe near Cannon Ball, North Dakota is just one of...
Nika Knight, staff writer
North Dakota pipeline spill
A pipeline just two and half hours' drive from the Indigenous water protectors...

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This week gave us an appalling view of American "justice" in all its white privilege and cognitive dissonance: The acquittal of a bunch of ignorant, armed, white, male hooligans who laid boisterous claim to Oregon land that was never theirs, and the tear-gassing, shooting and arrest of peaceful, praying Standing Rock Sioux seeking to protect their own revered land/water from destruction - to "do something good and right." After 500 brutal years, shame, America, again.
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