Steve Russell

August 23, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
The death of civil rights icon Julian Bond last week gets me off the dime on commentary I resolved to make on my series of articles about the disappearance of thousands of Indians at the hands of other Indians in the disenrollment epidemic.
August 14, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
My culturally biased column about the thrill-killing of Cecil the Lion went up in the middle of the night.
August 02, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
I’ve been fortunate to get paid for writing my opinions for a good long time, but it's only since getting hired by ICTMN that I’ve not had editorial issues with my biases.
July 10, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
An innocent woman minding her own business was killed by a convicted felon in the country illegally who was on the streets of San Francisco because the local jail had ignored a “detainer” from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
June 12, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
Nils Christie walked on May 27 and this world is poorer for his departure. Why should people on this continent care about the death of a Norwegian criminologist? No reason, I suppose, if we think we’ve really got a handle on that crime thing.
June 04, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
President Obama, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and much of the chattering class are focused on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free trade agreement that will be a major symbol of Obama’s “pivot to Asia”—if it happens.
May 26, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
Op-ed writer’s note: The source for the content of communications between Justice Robert H. Jackson and President Harry S. Truman is Professor John Q. Barrett of St.
May 16, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
Regular readers know that I write as much about colonial politics as I write about tribal politics.
May 11, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
Political directions “left” and “right” come from the seating arrangement in the Estates-General (Parliament) at the onset of the French Revolution. Early on, the royalists were seated on the right.
April 26, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
Jim Obergefell’s grief is on the verge of being written into legal history this year, no matter what the U.S. Supreme Court does in the case that bears his name.
April 17, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
When I first started university teaching, I was many times the bearer of shocking news to some young woman that her grandmother was not allowed to vote.
April 11, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
There’s a word, sophomoric, that describes one of the few downsides of the professoring trade. If you teach college students, it describes your very own personal Groundhog Day.
April 09, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
This column was begun on a weekend after the stock market took a serious dive, which most market watchers agree was caused by the excellent news on job creation.
March 16, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief in the federal court appeal of the U.S.

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