Author Archives: Claire Bernish

Standing Rock: Police Break Livestreamer’s Hip, but Roll Out Red Carpet for ABC News

Eviction of water protectors from Standing Rock has begun Hundreds of militarized officers surrounded camps Wednesday. Police refused freedom of the press — except for ABC News. Police made several violent arrests, and allegedly broke Eric Poemz’ hip. An estimated 100 water protectors began filing out of the remaining camps on unceded treaty land at Standing Rock on Wednesday, in ...

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120 Investors to 17 Big Banks: Consider Reroute of DAPL or Risk Possible ‘Legal Liability’

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Investors representing billions urged 17 Big Banks to appease the Tribe Treaty violations and excessive force against water protectors concerned the investors. They point out a number of banks have already pulled assets from DAPL. Lake Oahe is rightfully Sioux land, they emphasized, and DAPL should be rerouted. A group of more than 120 investors, representing a $653 billion in ...

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Police Are Now Targeting Veterans, Just for Heading to Standing Rock

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Two groups of veterans were pulled over without explanation on the way to Standing Rock Two were arrested and charged for the medical cannabis they use for PTSD VeteransRespond’s executive director believes this is blatant targeting Vets had all their winter gear confiscated Police have now filed charges against two veterans on their way to Standing Rock — and telling ...

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BREAKING: Federal Judge Denies Request to Halt Drilling on the Dakota Access Pipeline

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A request from the tribes challenging President Trump’s executive order has been denied Water protectors remain committed to fighting DAPL Drilling continues under Lake Oahe The DAPL Last Stand could be the only thing left to stop the pipeline A federal judge has rejected a request from the Standing Rock Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribes to halt drilling under ...

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Video Shows Morton County Re-Dumping Trash Inside Standing Rock Camp

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Water protectors stand accused of leaving behind mountains of trash Mainstream media jumped to believe misinformation over fact. Morton County was captured on video moving trash, rather than transporting it to the dump. The operation appears to be staged to make water protectors look careless. Much talk has circulated over the last two weeks about appalling quantities of trash left behind ...

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Trump: ‘Nobody Showed Up to Fight’ DAPL, Which Apparently ‘Isn’t Controversial,’ Anyway

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Trump claims ‘nobody showed up to fight’ the Dakota Access Pipeline. The president blithely ignores months of protests and violent attacks by police. He says he hasn’t received one phone call about controversial executive actions. Construction on DAPL will likely resume in a matter of hours. In an apparent pattern of ignoring facts, President Donald Trump met with the press ...

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That Time xHamster Brought Water to Flint and Nobody Noticed

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Adult website xHamster came to Flint to hand out water to lead crisis victims. It was the dying wish of late xHamster publicist Mike Kulich that the people of Flint, Michigan, receive 10,000 bottles of healthy water to supplant the lead-tainted filth available from the tap. As water protectors in Standing Rock, North Dakota, seem now to need a Hail Mary ...

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To DAPL Facts: Fuck You and Your Foreign-Owned Bullshit Pipeline

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To the profit-motivated, self-interested Dakota Access Pipeline-affiliated disinformation website, DAPL Facts: Manipulating an article from The Daily Haze to reflect a narrative fitting to your own agenda cannot be allowed to pass unanswered. On February 4, we published an interview-based piece in which Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II made apparent his loyalties lean more toward appeasing pipeline ...

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Dave Archambault II: “This Pipeline Is Not Going to Be Detrimental to Our Nation”

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Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chairman Dave Archambault II now seems actively opposed to the #NoDAPL movement Says Dakota Access will not ‘kill our nation’ Takes issue with the phrase ‘water is life’ Wants water protectors to go home or fight the pipeline in Washington Rumors concerning tribal leadership, law enforcement, and Big Oil have swirled in Standing Rock from the ...

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Militarized Police & National Guard Raid Camp at Standing Rock, Arrest 40+

Heavily militarized police and National Guard troops advanced on a Standing Rock camp, arresting no less than 40 Scores of heavily militarized police and National Guard troops advanced on a camp at Standing Rock Wednesday evening, arresting at least 50 water protectors and stirring fears forceful evacuations of remaining camps. A press statement issued by the North Dakota Joint Information ...

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