Protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline at Standing Rock are just the latest in the 500-year long history of Native American struggles against environmental destruction and broken treaties. Native American professor, historian and author Ward Churchill joins RT America’s Manila Chan to discuss.
Not-so-non-lethal: Less than lethal crowd control weapons can kill at close range [VIDEO]
Over the past few days we’ve seen increasingly heavy-handed tactics against waster protectors protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline at the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota. The tribes and supporters are being met with fire hoses as sub-freezing temperatures, tear gas, pepper, spray and tear gas. But if these methods sometimes cause death, are they really “non-lethal?” To discuss, RT America’s Manila Chan is joined by Dr. Rohini Haar of Physicians for Human Rights and author of the book “Lethal in Disguise: The Health Consequences of Crowd Control Weapons.”