Activists at the Treaty People Gathering in Minnesota call on President Joe Biden to honor treaties with indigenous nations and halt the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline. Photo from Honor the Earth.
On this show:
0:08 – Ioan Grillo joins us to talk about his new book, Blood Gun Money: How America Arms Gangs and Cartels.
0:33 – We talk about the Supreme Court with Mark Joseph Stern, a legal analyst and Supreme Court correspondent for Slate magazine.
1:08 – Indigenous activists are fighting back against a proposed lithium mine in Thacker Pass, Nevada.
Daranda Hinkey is a Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone tribal member and secretary of a group formed by tribal members to stop the mine.
Will Falk is an attorney and an organizer with Protect Thacker Pass, a group working to protect the sacred Paiute site from lithium interests.
1:34 – Dozens of indigenous activists on Monday locked down to pipeline construction equipment during the Treaty People Gathering in Minnesota, to stop the Enbridge Line 3 Pipeline. We talk with two guests:
Tara Houska is a tribal attorney and Campaigns Director of Honor the Earth, a nonprofit supporting first nations water protectors.
Taysha Martineau is a water protector organizing against Enbridge’s Line 3 pipeline and a Fond du Lac tribal member.