The Lessons of Standing Rock

Socialism 2017

August 15, 2017
With Nick Estes

The fight to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline in Standing Rock, North Dakota, drew the support of millions and galvanized the fight for Indigenous rights and against climate change--and its brave stand briefly succeeded in forcing the Obama administration to halt the pipeline's construction. With Trump in office, the pipeline has gotten the greenlight once again. But can the struggle be renewed? What are the lessons that activists can take going forward in fighting not only to stop DAPL, but in organizing the fight against climate change and environmental racism?

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