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Is Justice Possible in North Dakota?

December 30, 2016 by Barbara With and Rebecca Kemble As the trials for the water protectors opposed to the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) proceed in Mandan, the question becomes, is it possible for justice to be served in North Dakota? Consider the facts: According to Angela Bibens, an attorney from Colorado and a member of the Water […]

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North Dakota’s Legal Crisis

December 30, 2016 by Barbara With On December 14, 2016, nine law firms licensed to do business in North Dakota petitioned the North Dakota Supreme Court. Their question to the court was, “Do the Fifth, Sixth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution, as well as Article I, § 12 of the North Dakota Constitution, […]

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Give Thanks For Standing Rock-PHOTOS

November 24, 2016  By Leslie Amsterdam Our recent visit to Oceti Sakowin Camp near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in North Dakota revealed the best and worst of humanity; the worst being the militarized, aggressive law enforcement efforts against unarmed, prayerful water protectors and the best, of course, being in the midst of so much […]

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Winona LaDuke: Indigenous law, rights of nature, and how they become public policy

October 20, 2016 by Barbara With On October 14, 2016, Honor the Earth Executive Director Winona LaDuke was keynote speaker at the DB Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin which also hosted the Traditional Ecological Knowledge Conference (TEK). Here she talks about Indigenous law, the rights of nature, and […]

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Winona LaDuke: Standing Rock is a Crisis of Civil Society

October 19, 2016 by Barbara With On October 14, 2016, Honor the Earth Executive Director Winona LaDuke was keynote speaker at the DB Reinhart Institute for Ethics in Leadership at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Here she explains how the stand-off at Standing Rock, North Dakota is a crisis of civil society, rogue regulatory systems, […]

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Nevada Democratic Convention Voter Suppression Chaos Explained

May 15, 2016 by Barbara With Chaos broke out at the Nevada Democratic Convention Saturday as state Party Chair Roberta Lange seized control of the nomination process after a controversial enactment of special rules by the Executive Board of the Nevada Democratic Party several weeks prior. Members of the party tried to object to the rule changes, claiming that they were passed illegally […]

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Repression, Resilience & Solidarity: The 4th Precinct Shutdown

Remember, human rights are your rights!

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The Kids are Alright: The “Bathroom Bill” Regulating Restroom Use in Schools Isn’t

November 22, 2015 by Sue Breckenridge On November 2, 2015, the US Department of Education ruled that Palatine High School District 211 has been discriminating against a female student on the basis of her sex. The Department determined that the school district is in violation of Title IX and is in violation of federal law for denying a student access to […]

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Walker says that the thing he at first didn’t admit to, but later admitted to, was ‘huge mistake’ (but wasn’t his fault)

  July 12, 2015  By Nicole Desautels At an Independence Day parade last weekend, Governor Scott Walker was asked point blank if he had been involved in the proposal to make changes to the Wisconsin’s open records law — drastic changes that would have led to a “secretive government hidden from public oversight.” Walker, at the time, refused to answer […]

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Evidence of election fraud in Wisconsin; WMC buys Supreme Court Chief Justice

April 12, 2015 by Barbara With In last Tuesday’s election, Wisconsin citizens voted on a referendum to redefine the terms by which the Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court will be determined. For 126 years, the justice appointed to the position has been the court’s longest-serving judge. A “yes” for the referendum meant a voter supported changing the process of […]

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