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HYPOCRISY WATCH: Big Money, Big Jets and the Promise to Protect

The Hill published an op-ed this week from a member of the Promise to Protect coalition, a group dedicated to training and organizing protests designed to disrupt pipeline projects across the country. The op-ed portrays the organization as a scrappy little mom and pop start-up led by Native American tribes:

In creating prayer camps and putting our bodies on the line to defend our planet, we’ve learned a great deal about taking peaceful and direct action for a cause you believe in. Native leaders are now offering guidance and perspective to communities already working to stop oil and gas extraction

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Honor the Earth Executive Director Winona LaDuke allegedly tried to silence a former employee who was sexually harassed by a coworker “credibly accused” of molesting young boys.

Anti-Pipeline Group Honor the Earth Has #MeToo Reckoning

Above Image: Winona LaDuke, founder and executive director of Honor the Earth  discusses the Dakota Access Pipeline during an appearance on Democracy Now! in 2016.

A prominent Minnesota environmental group is now in the crosshairs of the #MeToo movement, accused of trying to silence a former employee who was sexually harassed by a coworker “credibly accused” of molesting young boys.

Honor the Earth “failed to take these accusations seriously” and cultivated a workplace environment where claims of sexual harassment when unaddressed, according to a lawsuit filed recently filed by former employee Margret Campbell.

The complaint details how Michael Dahl, …

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