Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: It's Trump who should be worried. #NoDAPL shows up in Pasadena

Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: It's Trump who should be worried. #NoDAPL shows up in Pasadena:

It's Trump who should be worried. #NoDAPL shows up in Pasadena


Lots of folks are worried about the fate of the #NoDAPL movement once Trump takes office. I understand their fears. But from my vantage point, it looks like Trump and Dakota Access Pipeline are the ones who should be worried. They thought the movement had gone into hibernation for the winter. They were wrong.

With hundreds of water protectors still dug in up in Standing Rock, look who showed up at yesterday's Rose Parade.

From the L.A. Daily News:


 Hundreds of local water activists, Native American tribes and veterans pushed a float adorned with a “Water is Sacred” teepee and carried the plastic black pipeline as they marched down Colorado Boulevard chanting “Water is life” and “We are water protectors,” among other things.
The protest was organized by the Bernie Sanders Brigade, which marched in support of the then-presidential candidate at last year’s parade. 
“It was important to take over the end of the Rose Parade to unify people to get the Mike Klonsky's SmallTalk Blog: It's Trump who should be worried. #NoDAPL shows up in Pasadena:


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