Court Upholds North Dakota Law Stripping Voting Rights From Native Americans

By Imani Gandy, Truthout.org -

The case is as much about local infrastructure and lack of regard for North Dakota’s indigenous population as it is about voter suppression and a state forcing voters to comply with a requirement [...]

100 Years: The Bank Of North Dakota (Part II)

By the Bank of North Dakota -

While the Bank of North Dakota attempted to establish itself on a firm and responsible foundation, difficulties arose from three fronts: First, the League-owned Scandinavian American Bank of [...]

When North Dakota Has Budget Woes, It Simply Takes A Dividend From Its State-Owned Bank

By Staff, Publicbankinginstitute.org -

North Dakota is facing important budget concerns due to the continued slide in oil prices. Early this month, the North Dakota Legislature lowered the amount of revenue the state can expect to [...]

Federal Judge Won’t Block Voter ID Law That Strips Native Americans Of Their Voting Rights

By Alexandra Jacobo, Nationofchange.org -

A federal judge in North Dakota has denied an emergency motion that sought to seek relief for Native Americans against a state voter ID law that will make it so that “hundreds, perhaps thousands [...]

Standing Rock Water Protector Reaches Non-Cooperating Plea Agreement

By Water Protectors Legal Collective, Nativenewsonline.net -

MANDAN, NORTH DAKOTA – On Thursday February 8, Michael Giron will appear in federal court in Bismarck for a change of plea hearing as per the terms of a non-cooperating agreement with [...]

14th Annual Dakota Prayer Ride And Water Walk And Run

By Julian Boucher -

December 9th, members of the International Indigenous Youth Council (IIYC) and supporting runners will commence the 14th Dakota Prayer Ride— including a Water Walk & Run this year. Our spiritual [...]

Coalition Urges North Dakota To Drop Charges Against #NoDAPL Journalists

By Staff, www.rsf.org -

By Staff of Reporters Without Borders/Reporters sans frontières (RSF) - a non-profit organization defending freedom of the press and access to information, along with the organizations below, [...]

U.S. Considers First-Strike Attack On North Korea

By Bruce K. Gagnon, www.space4peace.blogspot.com -

By Bruce K. Gagnon for Organizing Notes - The publication called Business Insider is carrying a story promoting a US first-strike attack on North Korea. The article includes a quote from the Wall [...]

North Dakota Dismantles #NoDAPL Oceti Camp

By Staff, www.unicornriot.ninja -

By Staff of Unicorn Riot - The eviction force was comprised of a variety of agencies including the Morton County Sheriff’s Department, North Dakota Highway Patrol, Bismarck Police Department, the [...]

Two North Dakota Senators Say Army Corp Has Approved DAPL Permits

By John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer, www.cramer.house.govwww.hoeven.senate.gov -

By John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer for Senate and Congress - WASHINGTON – Senator John Hoeven issued the following statement after speaking today with Vice President Pence and Acting Secretary of [...]

ND Bill Would Protect Drivers Who ‘Accidentally’ Hit & Kill Protesters

By Andy Campbell, www.huffingtonpost.com -

By Andy Campbell for Huffington Post. Republican lawmakers in North Dakota are taking aim at protesters with a handful of bills that would make another pipeline protest far more dangerous. The [...]

North Dakota’s Oil Spill Record: 85 Pipeline Accidents In 20 Years

By David Kirby, www.takepart.com -

By David Kirby for Take Part - Environmentalists who oppose the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline have a message for the United States Army Corps of Engineers and the incoming Trump [...]

North Dakota Governor Orders Pipeline Protesters Expelled

By Terray Sylvester, www.reuters.com -

By Terray Sylvester for Reuters - North Dakota's governor ordered the expulsion of thousands of Native American and environmental activists camped on federal property near an oil pipeline project [...]

Protesters Pushed Back After Mass Arrests At North Dakota Pipeline Site

By Sam Levin and Nicky Woolf, www.theguardian.com -

By Sam Levin and Nicky Woolf for The Guardian - Standing Rock tribal chairman Dave Archambault just released a statement. “Militarized law enforcement agencies moved in on water protectors with [...]

On Strip Searches And Press Freedom In North Dakota

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan, www.truthdig.com -

By Amy Goodman and Denis Moynihan for Truth Dig - Monday was a cold, windy, autumnal day in North Dakota. We arrived outside the Morton County Courthouse in Mandan to produce a live broadcast of [...]

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