Nika Knight, staff writer
Pipeline protest in Iowa
The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe near Cannon Ball, North Dakota is just one of many communities that have protested the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline for fear that an oil spill will contaminate clean drinking water, the Associated Press reported Friday. "We don't want to drink any oil." —Carolyn Raffensperger, Des Moines, Iowa The...
Common Dreams staff
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Andrea Germanos, staff writer
As protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline continue—as well as signs of...


The drama in Iowa gave us so much: The spectacle of a surge for the messiah-minded, what-separation-of-church-and-state Cruz and his religious right "skin-crawlingly creepy" supporters; the archetypal "wake-up call" for a smug Democratic party that proved woefully out of touch with the change so many voters want; and this fabulous photo of gleeful hard-won triumph. Wheel's still in spin.