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Meet the Lakota Tribe Grandmother Teaching Thousands How to Get Arrested to Stop the Keystone XL Pipeline

alternet.org — On March 29, a caravan of more than 100 cars plodded along the wide open roads of the Rosebud reservation in South Dakota, stopped at a forlorn former corn field and prepared for battle. Leaders from eight tribes in South Dakota and Minnesota pitched their flags.
RT @Agent350: President Obama should think twice about messing with this Lakota Grandmother. She's training thousands to fight KXL: http://…

Don't Leave Bitcoin to the Libertarians! Why the Progressive Movement Needs Open Source Money

alternet.org — Among activists one often finds an aversion to even thinking about money. Associating it with the opponent - who has lots of it - they try to do without money themselves. Often, for as long as they can, they try to organize and resist without it, until burning out, quitting and getting into a different line of work just to keep up on rent.

Nevada Ranch Stand-Off Was One Big Promo for Rustic Right-Wing Millionaires

alternet.org — Now that the Bureau of Land Management has started returning millionaire rancher Cliven Bundy's cows, some in the media are saying that the so-called "Nevada range war" is over. But they're wrong. As Senator Harry Reid pointed out yesterday, there's still a long way to go before this thing is settled.
Western welfare: #Bundy gets to keep fattening his cattle on land owned by taxpayers selling them at a huge profit, alternet.org/tea-party-and-…