As you likely know, there are ongoing protests to stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota. Should it leak (which it will) it could ruin the water source of millions. I’ve covered this before on Redacted Tonight. Yesterday, many “water protectors” were involved in a peaceful prayer circle (as most prayer circles tend to be), when the North Dakota authorities executed a military style raid on the group. 21 people were arrested. The raid included “armed personnel with shotguns and assault rifles, military vehicles, and an aerial spray…” of some kind that was being dropped from a helicopter. Once again we see the extent the corporate state is willing to go in order to protect profit over people.
To see my interview with Chase Iron Eyes, a member of the Standing Rock Sioux who is also running for Congress, click here.
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