North Dakota

Standing Rock's Pipeline Fight Brought Hope, Then More Misery

Standing Rock's Pipeline Fight Brought Hope, Then More Misery

Phil McKenna and Cassi Alexandra

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Co-published with InsideClimate News and The Huffington PostThe losing fight over the Dakota Access oil pipeline has brought into high relief the dire living conditions of the Standing Rock Sioux and other Native Americans.

 

The Attack on Abortion Rights

The Attack on Abortion Rights

Alissa Quart

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Co-published with Reuters. In Mississippi, Arkansas, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wyoming, pro-life groups such as 40 Days for Life are working to bring about “the first abortion-free state where abortion is legal but it’s simply not available.”

The North Dakota Fracking Boom

The North Dakota Fracking Boom

Evelyn Nieves

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Co-published with AlterNet. This is a story about one tribal nation grappling with the stresses of life during oil time - housing, traffic, crime, crowds, their quality of life.