Standing Rock

Revolutionary Nonviolence and Dialectical Thinking

By Matt Meyer   Dialectics can help sharpen our strategies, intensify our struggles, and push us past seemingly intractable odds. Simply put, dialectics are the ways in which our many truths and definitions of the world—including and sometimes especially our

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Water Protectors Prevail!

Yesterday was a day that Standing Rock Sioux tribal elders had called for a national interfaith day of prayer. Those prayers rolled into celebrations as news was received that the Army Corps of Engineers would deny an easement for the

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Water Protectors Prevail!

Yesterday was a day that Standing Rock Sioux tribal elders had called for a national interfaith day of prayer. Those prayers rolled into celebrations as news was received that the Army Corps of Engineers would deny an easement for the

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Water Protectors vs. Water Cannons

On the heels of increasingly severe human rights violations against the water protectors of Standing Rock, the Army Corps of Engineers released a statement that on Dec. 5 that they plan to shut down the Oceti Sakowin camp — the primary camp where water protectors and

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Water Protectors vs. Water Cannons

On the heels of increasingly severe human rights violations against the water protectors of Standing Rock, the Army Corps of Engineers released a statement that on Dec. 5 that they plan to shut down the Oceti Sakowin camp — the primary camp where water protectors and

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Something to Teach Us About Living Well

As efforts to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline grow, communities across the country are hearing from activists on their return from North Dakota and sending off fresh teams to lend support. The author believes that part of the support for

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Something to Teach Us About Living Well

As efforts to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline grow, communities across the country are hearing from activists on their return from North Dakota and sending off fresh teams to lend support. The author believes that part of the support for

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Where to Turn

In July 1941, Albert Einstein, ten months a US citizen, wrote Eleanor Roosevelt asking her, as First Lady, to raise with the president the matter of lifting bureaucratic hurdles so that Jewish refugees threatened by Hitler’s final solution could be granted entry

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Where to Turn

In July 1941, Albert Einstein, ten months a US citizen, wrote Eleanor Roosevelt asking her, as First Lady, to raise with the president the matter of lifting bureaucratic hurdles so that Jewish refugees threatened by Hitler’s final solution could be granted entry

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Standing with Standing Rock #NoDAPL

Right now, FOR National Council member Sahar Alsahlani, former National Council member Rick Ufford-Chase, FOR executive assistant Juliette Suarez, and I are traveling to the Standing Rock Sioux nation in North Dakota to join more than 350 faith leaders from across the United

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