Politics

September 22, 2016
By:
Harlan McKosato

I know you are certainly aware of what is going on in North Dakota with the Dakota Access Pipeline and the NODAPL movement by Native Americans.

September 21, 2016
By:
Harold A. Monteau

Just in case anyone has been asleep under a rock, or is not informed because of the major news networks’ “Blackout” of Greasy Grass Fight in 1876any real news coverage of the thousands of people who have traveled to the North Dakota Prairie at the confluence of the Cannonball River and Missouri R

September 11, 2016
By:
Ryan Winn

Donald Trump wants minorities to vote for him. He’s reaching out to different races that he’s described as “living in poverty” in neighborhoods that are “more dangerous than war zones.” He repeatedly followed his assessments by implying his policies could elevate their quality of life.

September 02, 2016
By:
Steve Russell

Being allowed a space to state opinions and argue policy issues is a privilege that carries a downside for honest pundits. When we make a mistake, it’s very public.

September 01, 2016
By:
Bryan Sells & Tim Pordon

The summer of 2016 has seen a series of decisions from state and federal courts across the country striking down onerous new voting laws. In the last two weeks of July alone, courts ruled against an array of voting restrictions in Kansas, Michigan, North Carolina, Texas, and Wisconsin.

September 01, 2016
By:
Ruth Hopkins

Last month, in response to a request by South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard (R), U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) introduced legislation intended to facilitate a federal-state land exchange of around 2,000 acres of federally owned land in the Black Hills. Rep.

August 16, 2016
By:
Steve Russell

The duel of metaphors in the 2016 elections is between those who want to build walls and those who want to build bridges, those who see diversity as strength are alarmed by those who see it as a debilitating disease. And vice versa.

August 11, 2016
By:
Brian Cladoosby

Last week, Judge Daniel L. Hovland of the United States District Court for North Dakota issued a preliminary injunction against North Dakota’s strict voter identification-card law, which made it difficult and sometimes impossible for some Native Americans on rural reservations to cast ballots.

August 07, 2016
By:
Harold Monteau

The modern era has unfolded in the shadow of the French Revolution. Almost all future revolutionary movements looked back to the Revolution as their predecessor.

July 21, 2016
By:
Peter d'Errico

White supremacists have long associated themselves with Christianity, despite the fact that Jesus was not a white man. U.S.

July 08, 2016
By:
Charles Kader

The sounds and smells of summer are now with us across Indian Country today.

July 07, 2016
By:
Steve Russell

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June 19, 2016
By:
Steve Russell

I have never been able to find that place to stand to cleanse myself of all bias. If that place exists, getting there involves abstaining from much that is important to me.

June 12, 2016
By:
Steve Russell

If I were filthy rich, would I invest in trying to buy the government?

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