Category Archives: #NDAPL

Combating State Repression

The title of the article, Defending Standing Rock, Combating State Repression, caught my attention this morning. I remember how shocking it was to see police in full riot gear and military vehicles facing nonviolent, often praying people at Standing Rock. … Continue reading

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Crossing the Divide

My friend Ed Fallon, and Bold Iowa are engaged in an important project to bridge the extreme polarization in this country today. NOTE: The following is from a blog post related to this I wrote in 2018. I’m thinking more … Continue reading

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Divided by Pipelines

A Pipeline Runs Through It. Part one of an ongoing series by Indian Country Today Divided by pipelines. Demand for jobs clash with traditional teachings, split families and friends along the Line 3 pipeline route. Mary Annette Pember, Indian Country … Continue reading

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#ShutDownDAPL #NoLine3 #NoKXL

It’s hard to keep up with the news about pipelines these days. Long gone are the days when pipeline permits and construction were unquestionably approved. Following is news about current resistance to three pipelines. Keystone XL (#NoKXL), Dakota Access Pipeline … Continue reading

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Supporting Standing Rock Youth Run to #shutdownDAPL

This is an Update of today’s post. Standing Rock Lakota Youth Runners Say #ShutDownDAPL | Quakers, social justice and revolution (jeffkisling.com) This run of the Lakota youth of 93 miles is the same distance we walked and camped on the … Continue reading

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Standing Rock Lakota Youth Runners Say #ShutDownDAPL

Today is the day Standing Rock Lakota youth runners will begin a run of over 93 miles back to the Oceti Sakowin Camp. They run to call Biden to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). They are asking us … Continue reading

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Standing Rock Lakota Youth Runners Say #ShutDownDAPL

Standing Rock Lakota youth runners will begin a run of over 93 miles back to the Oceti Sakowin Camp site on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. They run to call Biden to shut down the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). They are … Continue reading

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NoDAPL Fight Moves From Courts to White House

It was very welcome news when President Biden cancelled the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline. There are several developments related to the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL). At a February 10 hearing the US Army Corps of Engineers will have … Continue reading

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We Must “Think Again”

When people reflect on what it takes to be mentally fit , the first idea that comes to mind is usually intelligence . The smarter you are , the more complex the problems you can solve — and the faster … Continue reading

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Now Stop Dakota Access Pipeline

It is great news that President Biden canceled the permit for construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. For the same reasons, he should stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). Oil is flowing through DAPL now. Biden has revoked the permit … Continue reading

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