What would you do if someone wanted to bulldoze an oil pipeline through your country, threatening not just your land, but your water and air? And what if the nation backing them had a history of playing dirty?
That’s the situation the people in today’s episode found themselves in. The battle over building an oil pipeline in Standing Rock in South Dakota, USA. Should they take the high road? Or respond in kind?
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Top photo: Stand With Standing Rock. 15 November 2016. Photo by Flickr user Leslie Peterson. CC BY-NC 2.0
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