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Andreea Sterea: The Looming U.S. Water Crisis

America is going through a water crisis, and we’re going to face even more dire times if it doesn’t begin to change soon.

January 2, 2020 · Leave a comment

Laura Carlsen: Central American Women Are Fighting Extractive Industries on their Land—and Winning

The battle to stop the spread of extractive industries pits indigenous and peasant communities against powerful business interests, backed up by politicians who encourage the foreign investments that convert millennial … Continue reading

November 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

Nika Knight: Filmmaker Faces 45 Years in Prison for Reporting on Dakota Access Protests

 “They threw the book at Deia for being a journalist.” In an ominous sign for press freedom, documentary filmmaker and journalist Deia Schlosberg was arrested and charged with felonies carrying … Continue reading

October 17, 2016 · 2 Comments

Nika Knight: ‘Hate Crime’ Video Shows Truck Plowing Into Indigenous Rights Rally

. People taking part in a peaceful demonstration in Reno, Nevada, for Indigenous Peoples Day and against the Dakota Access Pipeline were plowed down by an 18-year-old male driver in … Continue reading

October 13, 2016 · 1 Comment

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