Texas Bill Seeks To Make Protesting Pipelines A Felony On Par With Attempted Murder

Just when all the talk is of anti-abortion bills being introduced in several state legislatures, Texas is quietly going on about with its efforts to pass a bill which would make protesting pipelines punishable by up to 10 years in prison, according to Common Dreams. The bill HB 3557, introduced by Republican Chris Paddie, was […]

‘Big Little Lies’ Actress Shailene Woodley Is Considering Running For Office

With the next United States elections just three years away, some celebrities have already expressed their desire to run for office. Some of the names reported to be campaigning for public office include actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and singer Kid Rock. Big Little Lies actress and environmental activist Shailene Woodley recently revealed that she’s […]

Viral Photo Of People Giving Middle Finger To Mount Rushmore Causes Outrage

A photo of three people standing in front of Mount Rushmore with their middle fingers held high in the air toward the famous monument has been circulating online, and as might be expected, it is causing quite a stir among people who are outraged by what has been described as “unpatriotic” behavior. The photo first […]

Paris Jackson’s Nude Instagram Post – Not The First Time She’s Publicly Stood Up For Her Beliefs

When Paris Jackson received criticism for posting a topless photo of herself on Instagram, her response was to then publish another semi-nude picture of herself and to include an accompanying wall of text defending her decision to do so. In that lengthy passage, Jackson described nudity as a “beautiful thing,” and also as a means […]

Arrests Happening At Standing Rock As Police Evict Remaining Pipeline Protesters

Arrests are reportedly happening near the disputed Dakota Access Pipeline as authorities attempt to remove the few remaining protesters standing their ground at Standing Rock. It has been less than a month since Donald Trump signed a controversial executive order allowing the stalled construction on the $3.8 billion, multi-state crude oil pipeline to proceed, and […]

Standing Rock Activists Take DAPL Protests Nationwide [Opinion]

When the Army Corps of Engineers announced in mid-November that it was temporarily halting construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) pending further review of potential environmental risks and research into possible alternate routes, it did two things. It stripped the protest of its sense of urgency, and it allowed the Democrats to push the […]

Standing Rock Protest Camp ‘Emergency’ Evacuation’ Ordered By ND Governor

Holdouts at Standing Rock who have been protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline have been dealt another blow, this time in the form of an emergency evacuation order issued by North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum. Most remaining protesters at Standing Rock are residing in the Oceti Sakowin protest camp, and now the Republican governor wants them […]

Dakota Access Pipeline Fight Back In Court, Judge Denies Plea To Block Last Link

The battle over the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline headed back to court on Monday. That’s when a judge heard new arguments from the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes, begging the court to halt the final link in the construction of the disputed pipeline. According to the Native American tribes fighting against the […]

Paris Jackson Uses Grammy Stage To Protest Dakota Access Pipeline

Paris Jackson was one of the first to take the stage at Sunday night’s Grammy Awards, and she used her podium to speak out against the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. The stunning 18-year-old daughter of late pop legend Michael Jackson took the stage at the Grammy’s not long after show-opener J-Lo began the night by […]

Veterans Stand Tall At Standing Rock: ‘This Is The Right War, Right Side’

U.S. veterans from across the country are joining indigenous protesters in numbers at Standing Rock after the Trump administration gave Dakota Access the go-ahead to continue drilling across the Missouri river for their oil pipeline. Cannon Ball in North Dakota has been witness to large protests ever since several indigenous protesters and Native elders expressed […]

Dakota Access Pipeline Construction Resumes, Trump Abandons Obama Review

Under Donald Trump, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have been emboldened to abandon the review of the Dakota Access Pipeline that Barack Obama had ordered, and construction has begun once again on the Dakota Access Pipeline. Last Wednesday, Energy Transfer Partners said that they had received “all federal authorizations necessary to proceed expeditiously to […]

Veterans Return To Standing Rock To Form Human Shield For DAPL Protesters

In the aftermath of Trump’s controversial Dakota Access Pipeline executive order, U.S. military veterans are returning to Standing Rock to (once again) put themselves between protesters and police. In December, roughly 1,000 veterans descended on Standing Rock to form a “human shield” between increasingly aggressive police and “water protector” protesters. The protest against the Dakota […]

Veterans To Join Standing Rock Protesters, Vow No Pipeline ‘On Their Watch’

U.S. military veterans from the group Veterans Stand are ready to re-deploy to Standing Rock and to stand side-by-side with Native American protesters fighting against the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. The protests against the nearly $4 billion, multi-state pipeline have been ongoing for nearly a year and were spawned by the concerns of the Standing […]

Final Controversial Phase Of Dakota Access Pipeline Construction To Be Approved

In a devastating blow to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and thousands of other protesters, the U.S. Army Corps of engineers is set to approve the final phase of Dakota Access Pipeline construction. The final disputed stretch of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline is slated to be constructed underneath Lake Oahe. As NBC News reports, […]

Over 70 ‘Rogue’ Standing Rock Protesters Arrested In Police Raid On Camp

The situation at Standing Rock appears to be ramping back up following Trump’s controversial executive order, and it has been reported that over 70 protesters were arrested this week. The arrests came amid a raid on a secondary campsite that had been set up by protesters. According to law enforcement, the camp, labeled the “Last […]

Standing Rock Protest Camp Evicted In Police Raid As ‘Cleanup’ Begins At Site

A secondary Standing Rock protest camp has reportedly been evicted by police in the midst of cleanup efforts at the disputed Dakota Access Pipeline site. The Standing Rock protest area cleanup has been spearheaded by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, which organized the protests that drew thousands of people to North Dakota throughout 2016. As […]

U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers To Approve Last Stretch Of Dakota Access Pipeline

It appears that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is gearing up to approve an easement that will allow the last stretch of the controversial 1,172-mile-long Dakota Access Pipeline. The final section of the project is slated to run under Lake Oahe and has become the focal point of a months-long protest led by the […]

Veterans Promise To Stand With Standing Rock Protesters After Trump Pipeline Decree

Standing Rock protesters were dealt a serious blow when Donald Trump took office, but now the water protectors are getting some much-needed support from a group of U.S. military veterans. In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s executive order allowing the completion of the disputed Dakota Access Pipeline, the group Veterans Stand has vowed to stand […]

Malia Obama Joins Dakota Access Pipeline Protest At Sundance, Throwing Shade At Trump

On January 23, former First Daughter Malia Obama flexed her burgeoning political muscle by joining in a protest against the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. The protest took place at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, and 18-year-old Malia Obama made a splash amongst the other celebrities at the annual independent film festival founded […]

Malia Obama DAPL Protest: Shailene Woodley Gives Ex-First Daughter Props For Opposing Trump’s Pro-Pipeline Stance

Malia Obama’s DAPL protest is getting praise from Shailene Woodley. The actress, who is known for her denunciation of the Dakota Access Pipeline, is happy former first daughter Malia Obama opposed Donald Trump’s undoing of her father’s executive order. Malia, 18, was spotted at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, last week […]

I Decided To Give Donald Trump A Chance, But I Was Wrong

When Donald Trump was elected president, I tried to sort through my shock and decided to be optimistic and give him a chance, but I was wrong. I may have been deluding myself when I thought that perhaps with his massive ego he would do everything he possibly could to prove people wrong and make […]

Malia Obama Boldly Defies Donald Trump, Joins DAPL Protests

Malia Obama seems to have picked up where her famous father, former president Barack Obama, left off on the national political stage. Although Malia Obama was not at Standing Rock when she did it, she did join in on the protests of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) at the Sundance Film Festival. The DAPL protest […]

Trump Impeached? Protesters Sign Petition, Others Speak Out

In case you haven’t noticed, Donald Trump has been a bit of a common topic in the media these days. And usually, the news is not positive. President Trump has only been in office for six days and has already hit a presidential all-time low. The question is now on the table: is impeachment in […]

Standing Rock Protests Get Celebrity Support From Shailene Woodley And More As Trump Allows DAPL To Continue

For months, protests have been taking place in Standing Rock in opposition to the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline. Led by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, protesters against the multi-billion dollar crude oil pipeline project have drawn thousands to North Dakota. Dubbed “water protectors,” Standing Rock protesters are standing in solidarity with the Native Americans in […]

While Trump Revives Keystone Pipeline, China Commits Billions To Renewable Energy [Opinion]

Under President Trump, renewable energy will get a kick in the gut while the fossil fuel industry is set to benefit from favorable policies. On Tuesday, Trump signed several executive orders that could lead to the construction of the controversial Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipeline projects, both of which were nixed by the Obama […]

Donald Trump Executive Orders To Include Advancement Of Keystone Pipeline, Dakota Access Pipeline

https://rumble.com/embed/vfe3l/ It looks like protesters will need to get their “NO DAPL” signs back out and head for North Dakota because Donald Trump is still signing executive orders. According to the Washington Post, the newly inaugurated POTUS has signed orders to advance both the Keystone pipeline and the Dakota Access Pipeline, a total reversal of […]

North Dakota Bill Would Protect Drivers Who ‘Accidentally’ Run Over Protesters, Such As Those At Standing Rock

A newly-proposed North Dakota bill would protect drivers who “accidentally” run over protesters, and it is reportedly aimed directly at those people hunkered down at Standing Rock. Sponsored by Republican state representative Keith Kempenich, HB1203 would essentially let North Dakota drivers off the legal hook if they run down protesters who happen to be blocking […]

ND Senator Who Supported DAPL And Called For More Police Action Against Standing Rock Protesters Appointed New Head Of Indian Affairs

A North Dakota senator who was vocal in his support of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) and called for an increased federal response to stop the peaceful pipeline protesters has been named the new chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, according to Mic. Senator John Hoeven, a republican and former governor of […]

The Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Lives On As More Arrests Are Made And A Giant Protest Banner Is Hung At Vikings Game [Video]

For months, increasingly volatile protests against the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline have dominated domestic and international headlines. Led by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, protesters are fighting against the multi-state, multi-billion dollar project, a project that the Sioux and their supporters claim had desecrated sacred sites and compromises their water supply. #1u #union 'Dakota Access […]

Christmas Comes To Standing Rock: Christmas Stockings, Cold Weather Supplies And Gifts Delivered To Water Protectors At DAPL Protest Camp

When a child in the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protest camp asked recently if Santa would be delivering presents to the children at the camp this Christmas, a Standing Rock Sioux tribal member was able to say yes, thanks to the generosity of others. Members of the Oklahoma Indian Missionary Conference raised nearly $5,000 to […]

Why The ‘Fake News’ Outrage Is Elitist And Bound To Fail [Opinion]

In the wake of Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the presidential election this fall, folks on social media and in the mainstream media have been shouting incessantly about the dangers of so-called fake news. While it’s true that there were a lot of completely fabricated “news” stories that may have helped get Trump elected, the […]

Nearly 1,000 DAPL Protesters Remain At Standing Rock Despite Harsh Winter Conditions

Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) protesters say that about 1,000 people are still at the camp despite winter storms and sub-zero temperatures, KFYR-TV reports, and they say that they’ll be there as long as it takes. After the onset of bitter winter weather and the news that the Army Corps of Engineers denied the easement for […]

Tragedy Strikes At Standing Rock: 176,000 Gallons Of Oil Floods Into Nearby Creek

The very thing that protesters have long been fearing at Standing Rock has just happened as 176,000 gallons of oil has tragically flooded into a neighboring creek. A faulty pipeline caused this leak to go completely undetected and straight into the countryside and creek just 2.5 hours away from where the protests are happening in […]

Standing Rock: Oil Pipeline Spills 176,000 Gallons Of Crude Oil 150 Miles From Protest Site [Video]

Just 150 miles away from the Standing Rock Dakota Access Pipeline protest in North Dakota, another crude oil pipeline has leaked and contaminated Ash Coulee Creek with at least 176,000 gallons of oil. The pipeline in question, the Belle Fourche Pipeline, was found to be actively leaking near the city of Belfield on December 5 […]

Contrary To Claims, Standing Rock Tribal Elder Opposed DAPL In 2014: ‘I Will Never Submit To Any Pipeline’

Contrary to false statements abounding on social media, members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe asserted their opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline that was slated to run through unceded Sioux land more than two years ago. In 2014, the tribal council and Energy Transfer Company, which is building the Dakota Access Pipeline, actually met […]

What Do Flint And The Dakota Access Pipeline Have In Common? Water [Opinion]

With all the attention lately on the protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline and the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, some folks have wondered why more attention isn’t being spent on the Flint, Michigan, water crisis. While mainstream media has devoted a multitude of stories on the Flint water crisis, the same news outlets have paid […]

Donald Trump Supports Completion Of Dakota Access Pipeline On Standing Rock

President-elect Donald Trump, who recently expressed his support for the Dakota Access Pipeline, has said through his transition team that he’s planning to review Obama’s decision to deny a permit for the project. After months of protest by Native Americans and environmentalists, the Army Corps of Engineers announced on Sunday that it’s not allowing Energy […]

Oceti Sakowin Camp Impasse: Energy Transfer Partners Plans To Complete DAPL, Water Protectors And Veterans Say They Will Stay As Long As The Pipeline Stays

Fireworks may have lit up the sky above the Oceti Sakowin Camp, which is located on unceded Sioux land near the reservation of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, but Energy Transfer Partners refuses to recognize any defeat. Similarly, the water protectors at the Oceti Sakowin Camp, including veterans who continue to arrive, say that while […]

Barack Obama Standing Rock: Was DAPL Actually Stopped By The President?

As protests wore on, many called for Barack Obama to take action at Standing Rock and stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Photos of the victory at Standing Rock https://t.co/CBm9L3rDfp? pic.twitter.com/4m8ooEeRtH — Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) December 5, 2016 After the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers confirmed on Sunday that they would deny the permit for […]

Standing Rock Battle Not Over Yet, As Firms Behind Pipeline Project ‘Expect To Complete’ Without Rerouting [Video]

The protests at Standing Rock have been going on for months. Thousands of people, led by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, have been camped out on disputed federal land to dispute the controversial, multi-billion dollar Dakota Access Pipeline. While the Standing Rock battle began as peaceful opposition to the pipeline, a pipeline the Sioux say […]

Dakota Access Pipeline: What Happens Now?

After today’s landmark decision by the Army Corps of Engineers, the Dakota Access Pipeline has finally hit a proverbial brick wall. What happens now? Protesters against the pipeline’s construction have been camping in an impromptu tent village for over four months. Donald Trump is set for his presidential inauguration in January of 2017, and the […]

Obama Administration Should Have Stopped Dakota Access Pipeline Months Ago [Opinion]

On Sunday, the Obama administration denied the Dakota Access Pipeline an easement to drill beneath Lake Oahe on Sunday. But it may be too little too late. Dakota Access’s parent company, Energy Transfer Partners has already ignored two requests by the Obama administration to stop digging while until environmental impact studies are complete, so it […]

Dakota Oil Pipeline: Can Donald Trump Reverse Obama Decision To Block Dakota Access Pipeline?

While the decision made today by the Obama administration and the Corps of Engineers to block and redirect the Dakota Access Pipeline — so it veers away from the lake Native Americans have been protesting to protect— seems to have settled the matter, is this really true? After all, in just over a month there […]

Dakota Access Denied Easement: Water Protectors Urged To Remain to Prevent Illegal Drilling

The Army Corps of Engineers has said that it will not grant the easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline route that Energy Transfer Partners had planned beneath Lake Oahe. The lake is a reservoir for the Missouri River, a critical water source for millions of people, both in North Dakota and in states downriver from […]

Standing Rock: Obama, Army To Block Dakota Access Pipeline Construction

In a major development at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation today, the United States Army Corps of Engineers has stated that they will not permit the Dakota Access Pipeline to continue to be built along its present course. For months, Native American and other protesters at the site in North Dakota who refer to themselves […]

Dakota Access Pipeline Denied: Army Corps Of Engineers Halts DAPL Project [Breaking]

Today marks a huge victory for those of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe. Controversy and protest has followed the Dakota Access Pipeline route proposal for months, mainly due to the threat that it posed to the drinking water supply of the Sioux tribe by running under the Missouri River. The proposal has stirred the action […]

DAPL Halted: U.S. Army Lake Oahe Easement Rejection Ends Standing Rock Standoff

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has issued a statement with regard to the continuing impasse between the Tribe and Energy Transfer Partners, the company behind the Dakota Access Pipeline. “Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it will not be granting the easement to cross Lake Oahe for the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline,” […]

Standing Rock News: Military Veterans To Join North Dakota Access Pipeline Protestors At Native American Protest Camp

The latest Standing Rock news from CBS states that starting this weekend, hundreds – and perhaps as many as 2,000 – military veterans will join Native American protesters from the Standing Rock Sioux Indian reservation at their camp in North Dakota as they oppose the planned placement of the Dakota Access pipeline near water sources […]

Standing Rock Protest: North Dakota Governor, Tribal Leader To Meet To Discuss Controversial Dakota Access Pipeline [Video]

In what could be a sign of progress in the Standing Rock protest, the Governor of North Dakota has proposed a meeting with the Standing Rock Sioux tribal chairman. According to a new report, Chairman Dave Archambault II has decided to accept Governor Jack Dalrymple’s invitation. While a date for the proposed meeting regarding the […]

Veterans At Standing Rock Build Barracks For Protesters To Protect Against The Cold [Video]

Veterans have started arriving at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota and their impact has been felt almost immediately. In addition to pledging to be a human shield against aggressors within the law enforcement community acting at the behest of the company building the North Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), the veterans have also started […]