WATCH: Veterans stand in solidarity with Standing Rock protesters — why?

Salon's Alli Joseph discusses the reason why veterans are going to Standing Rock en masse

Published December 5, 2016 8:41PM (EST)

Nicole Goodwin of Iraq Veterans Against War and Susan Schnall of Veterans For Peace joined Salon to discuss the migration of thousands of armed service veterans to the Standing Rock Reservation.

Veterans stood in solidarity with those protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline, also acting as a form of protection. The Salon Talks guests explored why veterans joined the movement and why peaceful protest is vital to creating a more sustainable future for the country.

By Kevin Carlin

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