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After Months of Non-Violent Protest from Standing Rock Sioux, Army Corps of Engineers Halts Dakota Access Pipeline Work

article by Kevin Hardy, Des Moines Register via usatoday.com

The pipeline was set to cross the river a half-mile from the Standing Rock Sioux reservation border. 265 more words

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Dakota Access Pipeline to be rerouted

NEAR CANNON BALL, North Dakota (CNN) – Celebrations, tears of joy, chanting and drumming rang out among thousands of protesters at the Standing Rock site after the Army Corp of Engineers announced it will look for an alternate route for the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota. 1,027 more words

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My Iran report - Dec 5, 2016

Mousavian: Iran regime change may return to agenda

Hossein Mousavian is a former Iranian regime ambassador to Germany back in the 1990s and the man providing logistics for the famous Mykonos restaurant killings, former spokesman for the Iranian regime’s nuclear negotiations team in early 2000s, and now an active Iran lobbyists in the United States. 1,101 more words

Iran

Dakota pipeline protesters score victory

The US Army Corps of Engineers has denied route to a controversial oil pipeline project in North Dakota.The army has said that it will not allow the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross Lake Oahe to complete the route. 75 more words

Politics

Something Pretty Damn Good

I am so very, very, very happy about this:

Dakota Access Pipeline to be rerouted

 It is worrying that this may be a temporary victory (*cough*Trump presidency*cough*), but for now, it’s a beautiful bit of news in a veritable swamp of freaking ew.

Thoughts On Stuff

The Biblical Tradition Of Rising Up - Rev. Jason Chesnut, ANKOS Films

Among church-going Christians in the United States, there are a good number who insist that a proper Christian response to social and political unrest is to stay above the fray, to stay cold and distant, let alone take a side. 1,396 more words

Protests

Black Lives Matter March, July 2016

“Several dozen demonstrators walked six miles on North Broad Street on Sunday night, marching to keep their message that Black Lives Matter in the public eye. 52 more words