When it comes to pipelines, all politics is (not) local

When it comes to pipelines, all politics is (not) local

And just last week, Buzzfeed reported that an Instagram account called @Native_Americans_United—which rallied its 33,000 followers against the Dakota Access pipeline—was “connected to a Russian troll farm intent on exploiting existing divisions and social movements in the United States.”

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Dismantling the Fabricated Platform of the #NoDAPL Protests

Dismantling the Fabricated Platform of the #NoDAPL Protests

The five claims that make up the foundation of last year’s Dakota Access pipeline protests are falsehoods. Not “that’s just their opinion” falsehoods; these claims are patently and demonstrably untrue. Yet they continue to thrive in the fertilizer-rich environment of the Internet.

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