“Insurrection, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder, and a “violent uprising” might only be visible to those whose vested interests are at stake. That North Dakota law enforcement characterized “peaceful” DAPL protesters as “violent” during this recent clash is a testament to the fiction that State authority is legitimized by something other than its mere existence.”

http://thebaffler.com/blog/insurrection-hawa-allan