It's not often you can see a "half-way" compromise as plainly as the one the provincial government announced on Wednesday about Muskrat Falls.
Government's starting point was to flood the reservoir now and not do any additional clearing of the area to be flooded. The protesters wanted to hold off on flooding for a bit and to clear vegetation and topsoil from the flood area.
On Wednesday government opted to flood now but to do some clearing, plus have some folks do a study to see if more clearing would be good. That's pretty much half way between the two positions.
And not long after that, you could see plainly that the attempt at compromise had no effect.