The list of musicians supporting #NoDAPL reads like a festival lineup

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An array of more than 120 musicians are voicing their support for the Dakota Access Pipeline protesters.

British rock star Kate Nash is leading the effort to support the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, environmentalists and other protesters who have been at the center of a dispute over an area slated to be used in the Dakota Access Pipeline.

She’s recruited more than 100 big-name musicians, including members of Green Day, Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Death Cab for Cutie, Guns & Roses and Icona Pop, to sign a letter reiterating requests to remove pipeline construction and review the environmental impact of the project. Read more…

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‘Dear Ivanka’ Instagram account is a candid call for action to Trump’s daughter

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An Instagram account is making a powerful call to Ivanka Trump to discuss her father’s controversial behavior.

The account, named dear_ivanka, was started by the Halt Action Group (comprised of curator Alison Gingeras and artist Jonathan Horowitz) to encourage Trump’s eldest daughter to acknowledge the president-elect’s ugly rhetoric.

By using idealized photographs from Ivanka’s own social media accounts, dear_ivanka addresses the businesswoman and former model from the voices of groups her father has marginalized such as survivors of sexual assault, women seeking abortions and American Muslims. Read more…

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Drone footage shows recent clashes at #NoDAPL protest in Standing Rock

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New drone footage shot over the Thanksgiving holiday shows the continued clashes between protesters and police at Standing Rock.

Protesters comprised of Native Americans, environmentalists and their supporters have set up camp for the past few months in an effort to shut down the construction of a Dakota Access oil pipeline near Standing Rock Sioux Tribe lands.

There have been several incidents of fairly violent confrontation between protesters and law enforcement officials, and allegations of police brutality continue to spread.

Drones have become a way to document the protest, deemed #NoDAPL. Read more…

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