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Goodman, the host of the popular independent news program Democracy Now, was charged with criminal trespass, a misdemeanor. 3 coverage of protests against the Dakota Access pipeline, Democracy Now exposed private security forces’ use of attack dogs and pepper spray.
An activist told Goodman that one of the attack dogs bit another protester in the face.
: Twenty years covering the Movements Changing America, Goodman and co-author Denis Moynihan will discuss powerful grassroots movements and the men and women who inspired the movements, from Occupy Wall Street to Black Lives Matter.
Goodman and Moynihan will be joined by Cat Brooks, activist and co-producer of KPFA’s Up-Front show, airing weekday mornings.
It would carry up to 570,000 barrels of oil per day, according to the company.
The pipeline’s future is uncertain, however, because the Obama administration ordered a review of the U. Army Corps of Engineers’ decision to allow construction across the Missouri River.
Democracy Now’s report got tens of thousands of shares on social media.
Both were charged with two misdemeanors for participating in the protests.
Stein and Baraka mentioned the attack dogs and pepper spray in their responses to the news of their charges.
Goodman and her team filmed the confrontation and interviewed protesters, including members of the Standing Rock Sioux and other tribes who say the pipeline threatens their drinking water and has disturbed burial grounds and sacred sites. “We want reporters to report the news whether we agree with their politics.”The pipeline is under construction by Energy Transfer Partners.
If it’s completed, it would stretch 1,172 miles from North Dakota’s Bakken oil fields through South Dakota and Iowa before connecting with existing infrastructure in Illinois.