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The Stories You May Have Missed in the Year Since Trump's Election The Stories You May Have Missed in the Year Since Trump's Election

It’s been exactly one year since Donald Trump officially went from racist and psychologically addled TV man to racist and psychologically addled president.

Trump Reportedly Encouraged Indigenous Leaders to Break the Law and Drill on Reservations Trump Reportedly Encouraged Indigenous Leaders to Break the Law and Drill on Reservations

“Just do it,” President Trump reportedly told a room full of Native American tribal leaders, whom he hosted at the White House in June. By “just do it,” Trump wasn’t referring to the Nike slogan. He meant: drill and extract as much from Native American land as possible without regard for federal regulations.

‘We Have to Fight’: Indigenous Activists Resist Louisiana's Bayou Bridge Pipeline

The same company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline wants to build a crude oil pipeline through the Louisiana wetlands. Energy Transfer Partners says it won’t damage the wetlands.

The Fight at Standing Rock The Fight at Standing Rock

From frontline battles with police to life inside the camp where the unprecedented movement began, Splinter has been covering the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline since August 2016. In a series of character-driven features, animated and hosted explainers, breaking news videos, and Facebook lives, Splinter has…

The Disturbing Truth About the Charges Against the Standing Rock Protesters The Disturbing Truth About the Charges Against the Standing Rock Protesters

On October 22, Rene Rodriguez was arrested near the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota, where water protectors were demonstrating against the Dakota Access pipeline. Early that morning, the crowd had walked from the resistance camp to the site, and soon, police surrounded a group that were gathered in prayer.…

GOP Spin Doctors Who Helped Sell Iraq War Were Hired to Smear Standing Rock Protesters GOP Spin Doctors Who Helped Sell Iraq War Were Hired to Smear Standing Rock Protesters

While the fight against the Dakota Access Oil Pipeline has largely moved from the plains of North Dakota to the courtrooms of Washington, D.C., recent revelations on just what was going on behind the scenes at Standing Rock have shed new light on the length law enforcement was willing to go to discredit those fighting…

Dakota Access Pipeline Opponents Win A Potentially Major Legal Victory Dakota Access Pipeline Opponents Win A Potentially Major Legal Victory

In a victory for opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, a judge ruled on Wednesday that the process by which the pipeline was approved had violated the law. The judge will now consider whether to halt the multi-billion dollar project pending further review.

Just Because the Dakota Access Pipeline Is Live Doesn't Mean the Fight Against It Is Dead  Just Because the Dakota Access Pipeline Is Live Doesn't Mean the Fight Against It Is Dead 

In a blow to indigenous rights and the fight for environmental justice, the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is scheduled to begin commercial service—transporting oil from North Dakota to Illinois—on Thursday, according to the company behind the project, Energy Transfer Partners.

Line 3 Is the Next Dakota Access Pipeline. Here’s What You Need to Know. Line 3 Is the Next Dakota Access Pipeline. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Oil is scheduled to begin flowing through the Dakota Access Pipeline today. Some might think June 1 marks a final nail in the coffin of the anti-Dakota Access movement that began on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in 2016 and spread around the world. But the global, indigenous-led movement to protect water and…

Private Counterterrorism Firm Targeted Dakota Access
Pipeline Protesters on Behalf of Energy Transfer Partners Private Counterterrorism Firm Targeted Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters on Behalf of Energy Transfer Partners

The United States needs to take a serious look in the mirror in light of this story. An investigation by The Intercept has revealed that the private mercenary and counterterrorism firm TigerSwan ran a military-style operation in coordination with police and the energy firm building the Dakota Access Pipeline.

The Dakota Access Pipeline Has Already Leaked Oil, Just Like People Feared It Would The Dakota Access Pipeline Has Already Leaked Oil, Just Like People Feared It Would

For nearly two years now, activists, environmentalists, and native peoples have been protesting the construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline, insisting that the project places sacred land and water at risk of contamination as it snakes past the Standing Rock Sioux tribal lands in South Dakota.

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