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Standing Rock news and analysis from The Nation
March 6, 2017
Colin Kaepernick Has Not Stopped Fighting Injustice Just Because He’s Stopped Kneeling
The scathing criticism aimed at Colin Kaepernick for ending his protests of the national anthem is hypocrisy writ large.
December 20, 2016
Want to Know How to Build a Progressive Movement Under Trump? Look to Standing Rock
Fighting against white supremacy and neoliberalism takes organizing—and lots of it.
December 15, 2016
Take the Fight Against the Dakota Access Pipeline to the Banks That Are Funding It
Demand that the banks backing the Dakota Access Pipeline support the sovereignty and rights of indigenous peoples and end their financing of the pipeline.
December 9, 2016
Inspired by Standing Rock, West Texans Take Action to Fight Another Pipeline
Opponents of the Trans-Pecos Pipeline are finding hope in their last resort.
Sasha von Oldershausen
December 8, 2016
Naomi Klein, Rebecca Solnit, and Zack Exley: How Organizing Can Still Win
Naomi Klein at Standing Rock, Rebecca Solnit on the power of protest, and Zack Exley on a Brand New Congress.
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December 5, 2016
Indigenous Activists at Standing Rock Told a Deep, True Story
And that’s why they won at least a temporary victory.
December 4, 2016
Resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline Turns the Course of History
The Army Corps of Engineers says it will not grant a necessary easement to complete the pipeline.
December 4, 2016
The Lesson from Standing Rock: Organizing and Resistance Can Win
Indigenous water protectors are showing us how to fight back—and how to live again.
December 1, 2016
2016 in Sports: Joy and Resistance While the World Burned
The sports world was an oasis during an otherwise terrible year.
November 25, 2016
Police Attacked Standing Rock Activists For Hours. Why Are They Calling It A Riot?
Misleading narratives obscure the reality of the stand at Standing Rock.