Indigenous

Julia Conley, staff writer
"We are not coming to North Dakota to rob anybody," said one young refugee at the hearing. "Hell, we have been robbed—of our childhood. We have been robbed of a lot of things."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
cop 25 protest
Demonstrators urged the global community to "join our demands for the real...
Democracy Now!
Nick Estes
"Instead of doing to settler society what they did to us—genociding, removing,...

Further

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.