Steelworkers Strike Deal With Harley, Tracing Environmental Injustice Against Native People

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Dave Archambault II, the former Chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe who helped lead protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline, speaks Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at a rally. (Ted S. Warren/ AP Photo)

While recent events like the fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline have brought Indigenous people and activists to the forefront, the fight for environmental justice has a long history. We talk about what the fight could look like going forward. We also analyze a deal between a labor union and Harley-Davidson.

Featured in this Show

  • What Union, Harley-Davidson Deal Means For Workers

    A steelworkers’ labor union has struck a deal with Harley-Davidson in the Milwaukee area and Tomahawk plants. Our guest analyses the new five-year contract and what it means for union workers.

  • Environmental Justice And Indigenous People

    For Indigenous people, the fight over the Dakota Access Pipeline was the breaking point in a long fight for environmental justice. That’s according to our guest, who traces the history of environmental injustice against Native people, from colonization to Standing Rock, and talks about what justice might look like going forward.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Jon Shelton Guest
  • Dina Gilio-Whitaker Guest

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