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.
Conservationists say courts should rule on monument reductions before the administration can "open up stolen land to corporate land barons and sell off our protected lands to the highest bidder."
Activists battling the pipeline project say the fossil fuel company's private...
"We want to protect this land," said the tribe's state chairman. "We don't want...
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)
Center for Biological Diversity