Dakota Access Plipeline Protests

DAPL Company Levels RICO Charges Against Greenpeace

September 5, 2017

Are RICO charges part of a new corporate playbook to suppress opposition from environmentalists? TRNN speaks to Greenpeace USA General Counsel Thomas Wetterer

What Happened to Veterans for Standing Rock?

September 4, 2017

The struggle against the Dakota Access Pipeline- the valuation of elite property over the lives of oppressed classes – is ongoing, says Marine Corp veteran Michael Wood

Military Firm Used ‘War on Terror’ Tactics Against Standing Rock Protest

May 31, 2017

Leaked documents reveal that the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline, hired the private security firm TigerSwan to target Native water protectors at Standing Rock. We talk to Will Parrish, one of three reporters who broke this story for The Intercept, and Dallas Goldtooth, an organizer with the Indigenous Environmental Network

Nebraskan Landowners Resist Keystone XL By Refusing to Sell Their Property to TransCanada

March 27, 2017

Retired school teacher and farmer Art Tanderup says he and nearly a hundred other landowners are pushing the Public Service Commission in Nebraska to deny permits for the pipeline

Portions of Keystone XL, Dakota Access Built By Oligarch Who Helped Bring Putin to Power

March 14, 2017

DeSmogBlog’s Steve Horn says the steel used in the construction of the pipelines will be produced in the US or Canada, but nonetheless will be owned by foreign multinationals

Thousands Protest Against Dakota Access in Front of White House

March 12, 2017

Indigenous activists and their supporters gathered in D.C. to condemn executive and state-level plans for continued pipeline construction and expansion of fracking

Standing Rock and the Struggle Against Corporate Power

February 23, 2017

Even if oil ultimately begins to flow through the pipeline, the movement has learned how to resist in spite of corporations’ endless money and political influence, says journalist Desiree Kane

Standing Rock Faces Media Blackout During Militarized Operation to Clear Camps

February 23, 2017

Independent journalist Jihan Hafiz says the remaining water protectors are not just resisting the pipelines but asserting their treaty rights

Billions Divested from Banks Backing Dakota Access Pipeline

February 9, 2017

Thousands rally across the country to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline as two city councils have voted to divest billions from the project

Dozens Arrested at Standing Rock as Veterans Vow to Block Completion of Dakota Access Pipeline

February 2, 2017

Michael Wood, a leader of Veterans for Standing Rock, says his commitment to opposing the $3.8 billion dollar pipeline is rooted in his experience as a former Baltimore Police Sergeant and Marine Corp Veteran

Standing Rock Cautiously Optimistic Following Denial of Easement For Dakota Access Pipeline

December 5, 2016

Responses by Water Protesters in the wake of the decision – Lauretta Prevost and www.MirrorsAndHammers.com

The #NoDAPL Struggle in the Context of 500 Years of Indigenous Genocide

December 2, 2016

Native American historians Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz and Dina Gilio-Whitaker discuss the historic role of Native American veterans, the significance of the growing movement against the Dakota Access Pipeline, and what a Trump presidency could mean for native struggles

The Resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline Undaunted by Threats of Evictions and Fines

November 29, 2016

With two thousand veterans expected to join the opposition to the pipeline, Water Protectors say they remain resilient despite eviction orders

Filmmaker Facing 45 Years for Covering Keystone Pipeline Protest Wins Suspension of Prosecution

November 23, 2016

Award-winning filmmaker Deia Schlosberg says if the corporate media ignores climate change, it’s up to independent media to cover its impacts as well as the resistance to fossil fuel extraction

Standing Rock Visited by Waterkeeper Alliance President Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

November 18, 2016

November 15, 2016 marked a national day of action against the the Dakota Access Pipeline (Credit Lauretta Prevost, Mirrors and Hammers, www.mirrorsandhammers.com

Nationwide Actions Demand Army Corps Block Dakota Access Pipeline

November 16, 2016

Rallies and sit-ins were held in over 100 cities around the world against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Lauretta Prevost with Mirrors and Hammers Productions,www.mirrorsandhammers.com

Native Women Bring Shovels to North Dakota Cemetery to Highlight the Destruction of Sacred Sites

November 15, 2016

As the Army Corps of Engineers again delays a decision over the Dakota Access pipeline, we look at the ongoing native-lead resistance against it. Lauretta Prevost with Mirrors and Hammers Productions,www.mirrorsandhammers.com,

Police Shoot Down Aerial Drones Over Standing Rock Demonstration

October 30, 2016

Protesters and protectors say the shootings of drones are aimed at undermining reporting on #NoDAPL. Lauretta Prevost with Mirrors and Hammers Productions,www.mirrorsandhammers.com,

Occupiers of Oregon Federal Reserve Are Acquitted of all Charges

October 29, 2016

While unarmed Dakota Access pipeline protesters are met with force, armed militia members including the Bundy brothers were acquitted of their occupation of a federal space