Topic: Environment

  • Ready to do what's right in Standing Rock

    An Iraq War vet explains why she traveled to Standing Rock--and the special role that military veterans can play in this struggle.

  • How the water protectors won at Standing Rock

    SW contributors describe what they saw on a trip to Standing Rock as an announcement is made about the future of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • Veterans deploy for justice at Standing Rock

    An Iraq War vet who joined water protectors opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline talks about why everyone needs to be a part of this struggle.

  • Gimme some DAPL

    In this week's column, the Dakota Access Pipeline pushers get a rare chance to tell their side of the story.

  • A smear against solidarity at Standing Rock

    There is no "Burning Man crisis" in Standing Rock, and we should be suspicious when police worry about the welfare of our camps.

  • Obama's cowardly silence on Standing Rock

    The president's inaction in the face of brutality against the Standing Rock protesters shows the true priorities of his administration all along.

  • Their pipeline won't work without oil

    Activists in Olympia, Washington, staged a week-long blockade to try to stop fracking materials from getting to North Dakota.

  • Challenging a billionaire pipeline pusher

    Energy Transfer Partners CEO Kelcy Warren is the ignorant and arrogant villain behind the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • The contribution of students

    Students and student activism still have a central role to play in any bid to oppose the system, especially on a local level.

  • Labor can't sit out the fight at Standing Rock

    A co-founder of Labor for Standing Rock calls on unions and union members to join the fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • The water protectors aren't backing down

    Opponents of the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock say they will stand strong against threats to clear the Oceti Sakowin Camp.

  • Women protesters confront the "Black Snake"

    More than 150 women of the Oceti Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock faced down Morton County sheriffs in a #NoDAPL protest.

  • They turned Standing Rock into a war zone

    An eyewitness tells what happened when authorities unleashed a vicious attack on peaceful protesters trying to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • Standing Rock resiste y crece

    Por todo el país se intensifica la solidaridad con la lucha de Standing Rock por la justicia ecológica y social.

  • The #NoDAPL call echoes across the country

    Many thousands stood together in a national day of action to demand that the federal government halt the Dakota Access Pipeline.

  • Shining a spotlight on DAPL

    People across the country are stepping up to show their solidarity with Standing Rock's struggle for ecological and social justice.

  • Rubber bullets against the protectors

    Despite facing constant brutality, the actions of the water protectors at Standing Rock have inspired the support of millions.

  • Will voting Clinton help stop climate change?

    The focus on Trump's horrors ignores Clinton's dismal record--and shifts attention from the alternative to both parties' pro-corporate agenda.

  • A new generation's Pine Ridge

    Dozens packed into a room at the Rochester Institute of Technology to hear a discussion about "Solidarity with Standing Rock."

  • We must stand with Standing Rock

    The latest attack by security forces on activists who are protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock, North Dakota, demands our solidarity.

  • Olympia stands in the way of fracking

    Some 250 protesters turned out at the Port of Olympia to protest fracking and stand in solidarity with Standing Rock protesters.

  • Mass arrests at Standing Rock

    Water protectors protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline faced the worst day of mass arrests since founding their encampment.

  • Crackdown at Standing Rock follows ruling

    After a federal appeals court refused to halt construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline, the energy giants are intensifying repression.

  • Climate change is drowning us

    The hurricane battering the Caribbean today is the latest reminder that the fight to end the fossil fuel industry is a life or death struggle.

  • The view at Standing Rock

    We know about past high points of Native resistance, but we're living through one now, and it's our job to spread its message.