Women on the Front Lines Fighting Fracking in the Bakken Oil Shale Formations

In the rolling plains of North Dakota, companies like Halliburton, Hess, Crestwood Energy, Whiting Petroleum Corp. and Enbridge have crowned themselves king and are acting with a level of impunity beyond measure.

By Emily Arasim and Osprey Orielle Lake
Common Dreams
March 14, 2016

There are some crystalline moments in which the challenges we face as a civilization become brutally clear. Moments in which corrupt aspects of American democracy and the fractures in our social, economic and political systems are exposed with unsurpassed clarity.