Two years after the media left, hundreds of "water protectors" who participated in protests over the Dakota Access pipeline in North Dakota struggle to rebuild their lives.
In the United States—the richest country in human history—the 140 million people who live on or below the poverty line are screaming for justice.
North Dakota Democrat Heidi Heitkamp's failure to fight the Dakota Access pipeline shook her support among the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, which helped her win her first term by a narrow margin.
Activists fighting the Mariner East 2 pipeline are also fighting apathy, censorship, corruption and collusion.
SLAPP, which stands for “Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation,” is a suit brought by big corporations intended to censor, intimidate and silence critics.
The Keystone spill in South Dakota and approval for the Keystone XL in Nebraska have galvanized indigenous people and their allies.
Standing Rock and 20th century history offer crucial guidance: A movement’s success depends on organization, discipline and not being baited into violence.
Dakota Access pipeline protesters are seeing the charges against them dropped, while activists in Canada celebrate the abandonment of a large pipeline project.