While the Sioux nation has been in the spotlight for their pipeline protests, they are also developing what would be an enormous collection of wind farms on six reservations.
A pipeline project is quietly being installed as fast as possible, critics say, displacing residents, threatening water supplies and racking up alleged construction violations.
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Michael Hudson is a senior editor at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. He is the author of The Monster: How a Gang of Predatory Lenders and Wall Street Bankers Fleeced America —and Spawned a Global Crisis.