Steve Russell

October 26, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
As the United States government careens once more to gridlock over paying its bills—past, present, and future—it might be a good idea for Indians to pick themselves up off the floor and quit laughing. There’s work to do.
October 19, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
Mike Myers has, to steal a phrase from the late Russell Means, gone where white men fear to tread.
October 09, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
Those of us who have experienced the knifeless brain surgery that is law school are constantly reminded that U.S. and Canadian law and politics owe a great deal to the English Common Law.
October 03, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
The world is afflicted by the Abrahamic faiths---monotheistic patriarchal desert cults.
September 30, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
NBC News reported not long ago, with video, from Rowan County, Kentucky, where the county clerk would not work. On her release from jail for contempt of court, a billboard met the clerk who won’t work:
September 25, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
Dartmouth College’s responses to criticism of Susan Taffe Reed’s appointment to direct Dartmouth’s Native American Program are deeply disturbing.
September 21, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
Missed Part I? Click here.
September 17, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
I write on September 12 and that is no accident. I was waiting for September 11 to pass, to let people still grieving unspeakable losses have a bit of peace before I say this piece.
September 08, 2015
BY:
Steve Russell
This column goes out to Chiitaanibah Johnson, who I don’t know but I feel like I know.
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.

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