Kandi Mossett, Indigenous Environmental Network (I.E.N.) tells Thom. A major police operation is under way in North Dakota against the Native American coalition leading the protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline. Why is the state using violence to protect the interests of a for-profit corporation? And what should this tell us about the power of the fossil fuel industry as a whole?

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