Tag Archives: Lakota

So, they won, eh?

By Nathan Barton I got the news late yesterday: actually a bit surprising on a Sunday, but maybe I just overlooked it. The “Water Protectors” have won: the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) has had its permit denied by the US … Continue reading

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Naive or just making a point?

By Nathan Barton For the past several weeks, many of us have been watching events on Standing Rock Reservation, homeland of one of the modern Lakota nations in the Dakotas, as a “grassroots” coalition fights against the Dakota Access Pipeline … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-15B: Holy Week and government

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  To many people, this is “Holy Week.”  The 13th was “Palm Sunday,” and at sunset on Monday the 14th begins the Feast of Unleavened Bread, or Passover.  I lose track of all the different names … Continue reading

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The Republic of Lakotah – Why? (Part 4)

This is the fourth part of my review of Stephen Lendman’s article about Russell Means’ re-proclamation of the “Republic of Lakota.” As I was writing this, the unexpected (though not surprising) occurred: Russell Means (Oyate Wacinyapin) died at age 72 … Continue reading

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The Republic of Lakotah – Who? (Part 3)

In Parts 1 and 2, I looked at a recent article by Stephen Lendman concerning a recent “re-proclamation” by Russell Means of the “Republic of Lakotah” and the various things wrong with both Lendman’s report and Means’ claims. The article … Continue reading

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The Republic of Lakotah – Wrong? (Part 2)

In part 1, I addressed the first part of Lendman’s article about Russell Means’ fresh proclamation of the independence of the “Republic of Lakotah” on 29 SEP 2012.  This continues my discussion of Stephen Lendman’s article. I have omitted Lendman’s … Continue reading

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The Republic of Lakotah – Right? (Part 1)

This is my analysis of a particularly strange piece of “non-news” that cropped up a few weeks ago.  I noted it first in Freedom’s Phoenix.  Because of my professional work, and because of my historical research and ancestry, and interest … Continue reading

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