#dakotaaccesspipeline Archive

#NODAPL activists arrested after trying to shut off 5 oil pipelines carrying 15% of U.S. daily oil

A number of climate change and indigenous land rights activists were arrested today following an attempt to shut off five major oil pipelines from Canada. Together, the lines targeted in this protest can carry up to 2.8 million barrels of oil each day, representing about 15 percent of our daily oil consumption in the United States. Courtesy Climate Direct Action From the …

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell on the Standing Rock protests

On MSNBC, Lawrence O’Donnell reminds us that the United States of America has awfully mistreated the people who lived on this continent before us, and helps America understand the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. report this ad If you were the government and wanted to maintain a state of perpetual war, how would you go about it? …