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The Standing Rock protests are a taste of things to come | Kate Aronoff | Opinion | The Guardian

22.12.16

The Standing Rock protests are a taste of things to come | Kate Aronoff | Opinion | The Guardian: For those with a passing knowledge of the kind of tactics faced by America’s civil rights movement, the above might sound like blast from our more brutal past. As Donald Trump prepares to enter the White House, it should also sound like our possible future. Every signal we have from the president-elect points to an administration defined by three core tenets: white supremacy, unprecedented corporate influence and an uptick in state violence. Aside from climate catastrophe, the result could be a disturbing and dystopian new normal, where episodes like the one unfolding in Standing Rock become all too common.


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