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Applause as Federal Court Blocks 'Unconstitutional' South Dakota Law That Would Hit Pipeline Protesters With Up to 25 Years in Prison

Jake Johnson, staff writer
Opponents of the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines protest President Donald Trump's executive orders advancing their construction, at Lafayette Park next to the White House in Washington, D.C. on Jan. 24, 2017. (Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

"The so-called 'Riot Boosting' Act was clearly intended to suppress constitutionally-protected, peaceful protests of the Keystone XL pipeline."

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Yes, They Really Are Proposing Trashing the Motherland For 50 Jobs

Yes, They Really Are Proposing Trashing the Motherland For 50 Jobs
With Tuesday's expected close Senate vote on Keystone - and protesters descending on Mary Landrieu's lawn with an inflatable pipeline to give her a taste of what's to come - it's remarkable most media missed the stunning admission by TransCanada's CEO that, yes, Keystone will in fact create just 50 permanent jobs (along with more lousy short-term ones and of course much long-term devastation.) Call your Read More...