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Standing Rock Update: ING Bank Divests Its DAPL Financing

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From Yes! magazine's co-founder Sarah van Gelder:  Last month,  after international media attention, Amsterdam's ING Bank officials met face to face with leaders of the Standing Rock tribe, and last week announced that the bank had sold the loan at the request of tribal leaders. But all of this happened only because of the water protectors who held their ground at Standing Rock. Their actions made it impossible for ING and others to ignore the moral challenge of participating in the Dakota Access pipeline.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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