Bears Ears is emerging as the defining battle in a war over who controls public land and who profits from it, revealing America’s deep divisions over wealth, race and ideology. President Trump has ordered a review of all monuments going back to the Clinton presidency. The results could set the stage for opening America’s most beloved national monuments and parks to development and extraction industries.
AJ+’s documentary series Divided America explores the new realities of a country split along ideology, religion, race and wealth. The four-part series examines the issues of refugees fleeing for Canada, the wealthy preparing for economic disaster, defunding of Planned Parenthood and the battle over public land in the West.