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Louisiana Bill Aims To Hypercriminalize Pipeline Protests

April 6, 2018
In part two, civil rights lawyer Bill Quigley says the bill is meant to intimidate protesters, but “it’s not going to stop the people who are really dedicated.”

Kochs and ALEC Behind Criminalization of Dissent Bills in Five States

March 18, 2018

Iowa, Ohio, Oklahoma,Wyoming, Minnesota and Louisiana have introduced or passed legislation to criminalize environmental dissent. There is evidence that bill mill organizations such as ALEC and the bipartisan group Council of State Governments (CSG) had their hand in shaping these bills says investigative journalist Steve Horne.

Anti-Pipeline Indigenous ‘Mass Mobilization’ Has Begun

March 14, 2018

In what may become the ‘Standing Rock of the North’, thousands protest Kinder Morgan’s Trans-Mountain Pipeline expansion, which would carry more toxic tar sands through First Nation territories

Standing Rock Water Protectors Deliver Petition to Drop Remaining NoDAPL Charges

November 22, 2017

Standing Rock leaders delivered a petition of 55,000 signatures to the Morton County State Attorney Office this week

Congress and Oil Industry Collude to Charge Anti-Pipeline Activists With Terrorism

November 14, 2017

The American Petroleum Institute has crafted a letter, signed by 84 members of Congress, suggesting that anti-pipeline activists should be charged with domestic terrorism. DeSmog Blog’s Steve Horn says it’s just one of many instances of a government-industry alliance against green activists

Indigenous Activists Fight the ‘Standing Rock of the North’

November 2, 2017

The proposed Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion would run through 518 kilometers of Secwepemc territory. Kanahus Manuel of the Secwepemc Women’s Warrior Society discusses Indigenous activists’ struggle to stop the expansion

Dakota Access Plipeline Protests

August 9, 2017
EarthJustice Attorney Jan Hasselman, an attorney representing the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux, discusses a brief filed this week to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline's operation

The Nina Turner Show

July 28, 2017
At the 2017 People’s Summit, Josh Fox explains why he “left his house” to be a “foot soldier” on the Sanders campaign trail and at Standing Rock

The People's Summit 2017

June 18, 2017
Providing a on-the-ground perspective of the actions and activism at Standing Rock, against the Dakota Access Pipeline, was essential for getting the word out explains Lorenzo Serna of the independent media outlet Unicorn Riot