Thursday, July 29, 2021

Tag: North Dakota

As North Dakota faces world’s deadliest outbreak, native communities condemn states’...

“We have to travel to these territories where they’re not wearing masks, they’re not thinking about their neighbors who’ve been impacted.”

North Dakota to spend $16 million in pandemic relief funds on...

“We are at a point now where we are peaking every day as we try to battle this crisis, and I think any of the funds that we use need to be addressed to help us reduce the spread of this virus to help the lives and livelihoods of thousands of North Dakotans.”

Whose allegiance? Three Percenters militia working in Bakken oil patch raises...

“From a security standpoint the Three Percenters are probably among the most worrisome groups … it is not whether there will be a right-wing attack, it is when.”

Native American voters get boost in North Dakota

After a lengthy legal fight, state and tribal officials reach settlement over ID law

Did North Dakota regulators hide an oil and gas industry spill...

“I am disgusted with how state officials and city council members view these threats and deem it acceptable to potentially harm human health.”

Marijuana legalization continues to be a statewide issue after midterm elections

"Our caution has to do with the particular way marijuana legalization has occurred in the U.S.: at the ballot box."

North Dakota’s Native Americans surged to the polls amid disenfranchisement fears

The effort followed a U.S. Supreme Court decision last month that allowed state voter identification requirements to go into effect for the general election.

Federal judge won’t block voter ID law that strips Native Americans...

The decision means that potentially thousands of Native Americans will not be able to vote in the upcoming elections.

Backlash over North Dakota voter ID law could rally Native Americans

Tribes – with celebrity help – are mobilizing members ahead of midterms.

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Planet’s vital signs are reaching dangerous ‘tipping points’ amid climate crisis, scientists warn

“We need to stop treating the climate emergency as a stand-alone issue—global heating is not the sole symptom of our stressed Earth system.”

Police sergeant suspended after kicking handcuffed woman’s head on video

The Atlanta Police Department has not yet released the names of the police officer, sergeant, or the victim who was not charged with a crime.

Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

Manchin’s coal conflict of interest not of interest to corporate news

None pointed out the conflict of interest.

Here’s why the CDC recommends wearing masks indoors even if you’ve been fully vaccinated...

The shifting recommendations don’t mean that the old ones were wrong, necessarily, only that conditions have changed.