Iraq War PR Alums Built ‘Guns, Knives’ Talking Points To Discredit NODAPL

By Steve Horn and Curtis Waltman Originally published at DeSmogBlog   Behind the scenes, as law enforcement officials tried to stem protests against the Dakota Access pipeline, alumni from the George W. Bush White House were leading a crisis communications effort to… Read More

Pipeline vs. Rail Argument a Trojan Horse for Oil Industry

Steve Horn and Justin Mikulka recently published the following piece on how oil pipelines haven’t reduced the usage of oil trains, which have been explained as more dangerous and more apt to spill than pipelines, according to oil… Read More

Support Water Protector Assaulted, Arrested at Dakota Access Pipeline

From the SupportKrow.org website: On February 4, while supporting the No DAPL struggle, Krow (Katie Kloth) was assaulted and arrested by a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer. Krow was walking on a public road, away from the Sacred Stone… Read More

10 Banks Financing Dakota Access Pipeline Decline Meeting with Tribal Leaders

One month after the pipeline was effectively put “on hold” by the Army Corps of Engineers, major commercial banks are still banking on the project — and losing thousands of customers a week as a result. Via IENEarth.org: … Read More

‘Warrior’s Call: The Fight to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline’ in Buffalo Jan. 8

Storytelling event takes place at Hallwalls in Buffalo, NY on Jan. 8 from 3-5 PM. VeteransRespond, a new national service organization formed by veterans who participated in the massive deployment at Standing Rock, North Dakota in early December—is excited… Read More

Tribes Ask International Human Rights Commission to Stop Violence Against Water Protectors

An official petition was submitted to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights; representatives from the tribes will appear before the Commission next Friday WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and the… Read More

WATCH: Veteran Calls Out Militarized Police Response to #NoDAPL Activists

Kash Jackson, a Louisiana navy veteran, attended announcements near the Sacred Stone camp’s sacred fire dressed in full naval uniform, telling those there that he would stand in the river with them if needed. “One thing bonds us, and… Read More

Father of Injured Dakota Access Protester: Explosion ‘Blew the Bone Out of Her Arm’

Via VTDigger.org:    A New York woman may lose her arm after being hurt in a showdown with police while protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. Sophia Wilansky, a 21-year-old from the Bronx borough of New… Read More

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

The winner will receive an 11×14 archival print of this photo of a ringed kingfisher overlooking the ancient araucaria forest in Parque Huerquehue in Chile. Ringed kingfishers require large bodies of clean water and dense forest and migrate between the US and Chile.

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