WATCH: Standing Rock Protectors Brutalized By Cops In Standoff

Via CommonDreams.org. Original post may be updated: Police descended on water protectors in North Dakota on Wednesday, as images on social media showed a dramatic standoff along a creek that borders a construction site for the long-opposed Dakota… Read More

LISTEN: Dallas Goldtooth, Kandi Mossett on Police Brutality from #NODAPL Protests

Global Justice Ecology Project helped facilitate live interviews between host Margaret Prescod and Indigenous Environmental Network representatives live on the Sojourner Truth radio show on KPFK-FM radio from the Dakota Access Pipeline protests in North Dakota on Oct. 28. Prescott… Read More

Momentum is Building Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Via 350.org: Last week, police brutally attacked Indigenous protectors in Standing Rock as they peacefully defended their land and water. Within days, over 1.5 million people checked in to Standing Rock on Facebook in solidarity with this fight.1 By… Read More

As DAPL Construction Approaches Missouri River, Water Protectors Stay Strong

Originally published by CommonDreams.org: By Nika Knight As Dakota Access Pipeline construction quickly approaches the Missouri River, the Standing Rock Sioux and allies are vowing to continue their resistance against the pipeline—standing strong despite the violent arrests and inhumane… Read More

Human Rights Leaders Assassinated in Honduras

Via School of Americas Watch: In Honduras, the son of a prominent human rights leader was shot dead on Oct. 20 in what appears to be the latest assassination targeting campesino organizers fighting massive palm oil plantation companies… Read More

WATCH: Where There Once Was Water – Kandi Mossett #NoDAPL

Via Brittany App on Vimeo: “The shortest distance between a human and the truth is a story.” – Cynthia Brix This is Kandi Mossett’s story. Please listen, truly listen. Imagine that her life is your life. That her… Read More

‘They Always Break!’ Latest Pipeline Leak Underscores Dangers of DAPL

Originally Published by CommonDreams.org: A major crude oil pipeline in Oklahoma sprung a leak late Sunday night; the company has yet to provide an estimate of volume spilled   By Deirdre Fulton Underscoring once again the dangers of America’s… Read More

WATCH: Clayton Thomas Mueller on Expansion of Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline

Clayton Thomas Mueller, Global Justice Ecology Project board member and 350.org campaigner, was recently featured on the Democracy Now! television show after 99 people were detained by police  at a demonstration on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday. The demonstration demanded… Read More

Zapatistas Enter Mexico’s Presidential Race With Plan To Nominate Indigenous Woman

Via Popular Resistance   The Zapatistas are dipping their toes into Mexican electoral politics. Last week, the near-mythical army of indigenous resistance released a communiqué summarizing the basic points of discussion that characterized the 5th National Indigenous Congress (CNI) in Chiapas, and… Read More