On today’s episode, we get crucial updates from across the US and Canada. First, we hear from Dr. Karla Tait with the Unist’ot’en Camp protesting TransCanada’s Coastal GasLink pipeline and advocating for water and land justice for indigenous communities. Next, CV Vitolo-Haddad offers information about tomorrow’s counter-demonstration in protest of the Three Percenters’ open-carry rally at the Wisconsin State Capitol. In the final segment, Andrew Boyle from the Brennan Center for Justice discusses the potential ramifications of the president’s power to declare a state of national emergency.
CV Vitolo-Haddad is the Director of Debate at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a PhD student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
The counter-demonstration will take place on Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 11:00AM to 3:30PM at 30 on the Square in Madison, Wisconsin. A silent vigil will be held concurrently at Grace Episcopal Church, 116 W. Washington Ave.