The Bismark Tribune
FROM Lauren Donovan
What's next for protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline? The Standing Rock Sioux tribe and their supporters have been camping at the Dakota Access Pipeline for months to protest it, but yesterday turned violent. Local police and National Guard soldiers came in military vehicles, used pepper spray and piped in high-pitched noise to clear the demonstrators. More than 140 people were arrested.
Why did Jared Kushner want a back channel with Russians? News broke Friday that President Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, tried setting up a back channel between the Trump transition team and the Russian government. What are the consequences for Kushner, President Trump, and the investigation into Russian meddling?
How do Trump supporters feel about the Paris Accord? Globally and around the U.S., there are strong opinions whether or not the Paris Climate Accord is a good idea. The American exit is either a horrifying abdication of American leadership or a forceful and long overdue statement about U.S. sovereignty.
Morgan Parker: There Are More Beautiful Things than Beyoncé Morgan Parker says that the poems in her book There Are Things More Beautiful than Beyoncé take a stand against the clichés of the dominant culture.