Commentators have cast Trump’s populist appeal as “Jacksonian.” However, these comparisons overlook experiences of marginalized people while defining history in terms of the ideologies of progress and American exceptionalism.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will grant the final easement needed to finish the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, according to a court filing Tuesday. The line had been delayed for several months after protests from Native American tribes and climate activists.
The hotly contested Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects that President Donald Trump brought back to life with the stroke of a pen may still never get built — but for Trump, that isn’t necessarily the point. Trump used the two proposed pipelines to send an unmistakable message: Energy firms and their projects are back in favor.
North Dakota Governor Jack Dalrymple ordered an emergency evacuation on Monday for protesters at the main camp near the Dakota Access Pipeline due to “harsh winter conditions,” his office said in statement.
This post-election many people are reassessing and searching for the best way forward. Here are some ideas on where we should be going and what we should be doing from experienced, thoughtful people who are organizing on the front lines.
Water protectors at the Dakota Access Pipeline have already endured dog attacks, military-style checkpoints, low-flying surveillance planes, invasive strip searches, national guard deployments, and mass arrests
There is an epic clash of two cultures — one with a guiding ethic of harmony between people and nature, the other driven by an ethos that encourages the exploitation of both. Yet, for months, our clueless media gave this match-up little coverage