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Pipeline Police Strip Search Native Girl, Then Leave Her Naked In Jail Overnight

by Brianna Acuesta, True Activist

As the pressure to start construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline increases, so does the violence used against peaceful protesters. Many have noticed that the arms against these indigenous people is a little overkill, and even paralleled the armed soldiers with those fighting wars over oil abroad in Iraq and other Middle Eastern nations.

Human rights abuses have increased as well, and one such woman that experienced this is a young woman that was not even protesting when she was pulled over and mistreated by law enforcement. LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, the woman’s mother, told her daughter’s story in an interview with TYT:

“When [the police] got her up [to the station], she had said to me, ‘Mom, they took me in a room and three male officers and one female officer stripped me naked.’ Then they took her naked and they put in her the jail cell and left her there all night. Then in the morning they came and gave her an orange jumpsuit.”

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Cast of the Avengers Heroically Comes Out in Real Life to Call Attention to DAPL Protesters

by Claire Bernish , The Free Thought Project

Four stars from the movie, The Avengers, have now joined forces to demand President Barack Obama pay attention to abuses and excessive force being used against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and other water protectors fighting construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Samuel L. Jackson, and Chris Evans have teamed up to use their celebrity status on behalf of Native Americans concerned the pipeline’s route under the Missouri River could poison drinking water for both the reservation and at least 18 million people downstream.

Members of the Standing Rock Sioux are also particularly concerned further construction by Energy Transfer Partners endangers sites sacred to the tribe, some of which tribal historians had been unable to assess until recently due to previously longstanding lack of permission from now-private property owners.

All four Avengers have taken to social media in the past month to encourage others to share their support of opposition to the pipeline. As Ruffalo, who plays The Hulk in the film, said in a recent video:

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Video Shows The Moment A Journalist Was Shot At Standing Rock For No Reason

by Amanda Froelich, True Activist

Tensions continue to escalate in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, where protestors attempt to peacefully face off against riot police and the National Guard. In addition to being maced and beaten with batons, activists opposing the four-state Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) have been tased and even shot with rubber bullets.

As the recent incident (below) reveals, violence seems to only be escalating rather than ceasing. Though the UN has called on the U.S. government to halt all construction of the pipeline, its development continues. Desperate and on edge, activists at Standing Rock continue to put their lives on the line, unaware of what will come next – prepared to expect anything. Unfortunately, what recently occurred is a reminder of the danger people protesting corporate greed face.

During an interview with Cantapeta Creek, activist and journalist Erin Schrode was talking when out of nowhere, police shot her with a rubber bullet. She can be heard screaming, “Ow!” before crumbling to the ground.

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What You’re Not Told: 90% Of American Media Is Controlled By Six Corporations

by True Activist

The majority of America’s mainline media is owned and controlled by a mere 6 corporations, but few in the U.S. are aware of this…

Unless you go out of your way to seek truthful news from reputable sources, chances are you – like the majority of the populace – are fed regurgitated current events received from a small pool of corporate sources. Indeed, the majority of popular news channels – including FOX, CNN, and ABC – are owned by just six companies which more often than not deliver propaganda, social programming and perpetuate crisis narratives to the public.

The main conglomerates are General Electric, News Corp., Disney, Viacom, Time Warner and CBS, and each has their own shady history… Like Vic Bishop of Waking Times points out, the corporations have the power to influence the public’s mind with subliminal messaging, so-called ‘reality’ television, and bombardment of negative happenings. And if you tune into mainstream media often, that’s the gist of what’s usually offered.

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Dakota Access Caught Infiltrating Protests to Incite Violence, Funding Trolls Online

by Nick Bernabe, The Anti-Media

You know the Dakota Access Pipeline protests are working when oil interests start resorting to underhanded tricks to paint water protectors in a negative light. As the fight against the pipeline grows in North Dakota and around the country, dirty tricks are being deployed in an apparent attempt to delegitimize the opposition.

Dakota Access Employee Tries to Incite Violence, Sheriff’s Department Makes False Report That He Was Shot by Protesters

Mother Jones journalist Wes Enzinna, who was at the protests, says he witnessed a Dakota Access LLC employee try to infiltrate the Dakota Access Pipeline protests:

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The Real Winner of the U.S. “Election” Will Be The People

by Lance Schuttler , The Mind Unleashed

There is no doubt about it. Many people dislike Donald Trump and many people dislike Hillary Clinton. Each candidate has several flaws which have been discussed for many months now. If one of those two are to win, we will certainly see a major sector of the people in the U.S. very upset. While many of you reading this might be thinking, “is this guy crazy? How can the people be the winners of the election when we have two candidates who have such major flaws?” Allow me to explain.

As I stated above, it is very likely that a major sector of the population is going to be very upset at the outcome of the race, regardless of who would win–Hillary or Donald. I believe this is going to force a lot of action and a lot of change.

Let’s think about it a bit. If you are upset about something and want something to change, a rational choice that is often made is to do something about it; you take action. I believe that whoever wins, we will begin to see people take action of all sorts, even from those whose favorite candidate wins.

For instance, some Trump supporters are claiming that an election win for Hillary Clinton could lead to a revolution within the U.S, according to The New York Times.

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This is the Man Militarized Police at Standing Rock are Working For

Isaac Davis, Staff Writer
Waking Times

The months long Dakota Access Keystone XL pipleine protest at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation by Native Americans and those sympathetic to protection of our water supply has been met with heavy-handed and brutal clamp down by police and national guard. Militarized goons in battle dress have stormed protector camps with LRAD sonic weapons, attack dogs, tear gas, tazers, and even live ammunition (killing horses), while politicians and mainstream media do their best to ignore this growing atrocity, hoping to wait it out until the protestors give up.

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Why The Nobel Peace Prize Is A Complete Joke

by Whitney Webb, True Activist

Numerous war criminals, such as Barack Obama and Henry Kissinger, have won the Nobel Peace Prize over the years, which seems fitting as Alfred Nobel himself was known as “the merchant of death”.

Since its founding in 1901, the Nobel Peace Prize has ostensibly been the most prestigious international award recognizing those who have done “the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses.” However, the Norwegian committee, which chooses the peace prize winner annually, uses no formal definition of “peace” and has been criticized for the politicizing the award numerous times.

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Iowa Woman Arrested On Her Own Property For Protesting DAPL Construction

by Lance Schuttler , The Mind Unleashed

This past weekend, Cyndy Coppola was arrested on her family farm after she was protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline construction that was taking place on that same land.

Cyndy lives in Calhoun County, Iowa and has been actively protesting the pipeline construction which is taking place on her own family land, without her permission.

With her friend and well known Iowan Ed Fallon, who is a peace activist and former Iowa state lawmaker, the two were arrested Saturday for attempting to block trucks carrying pipeline across her farmland. Bold Iowa, an environmental alliance, was also present.

Coppola and her family are part of a lawsuit brought by nine Iowa farms against Dakota Access for using eminent domain to gain easements, which they say is against Iowa state law.

Cyndy said:

“It was very frustrating, and when I first saw that topsoil piled up when they started digging, my first reaction was to cry, because we’ve tried everything.”

In addition to unlawful land-grabs taking place in Calhoun County, video footage of a pipeline worker has been released in which he said to peaceful water protectors:

“How much for the little girl?”

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