Circle of violence

December 18, 2014
Walter Lamar

The Indian Law and Order Commission's report, A Roadmap for Making Native America Safer bluntly described system

December 17, 2014
Boyd Cothran

In the wake the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the CIA's use of torture, we are all being asked to think historically.

March 06, 2014
Darryl Leroux

Trigger Warning: This article deals with the death of Loretta Saunders, an Inuk woman who was found murdered on Wednesday, February 26, in Salisbury, New Brunswick.

July 30, 2013
Gyasi Ross

I know this is sorta late—two weeks, to be exact—and that pop culture topics du jour tend to last only a few days. Modern day pop culture existential question: If someone gets killed on Twitter and it’s no longer trending, did it really happen?

I don’t know; that’s above my pay grade.

July 28, 2013
Oliver J. Semans

The George Zimmerman case is not just about stand your ground, or self-defense; it’s about the prejudice that exists to this day, it’s about a prejudicial justice system that makes the color of the victim’s skin predetermine the verdict of not guilty, with the message sent out to individuals like

July 05, 2013
Steve Russell

I often write with respect of persons who have done much with their time, referring to them as “elders.” Some people deserve that respect, but others are just old. Out of luck or because they took no risks, they are still sucking air.

June 12, 2013
Steve Russell

Meanings vary when people repeat that things can be done “the right way, the wrong way, or the Army way.” The Army way may represent teamwork so instinctive that orders are not necessary. For most GIs, the Army way is the elevation of form over substance.

June 10, 2013
Adrian Jawort

While the NRA side of the gun debate claims the recent deaths of 20 schoolchildren and six educators from Newton, Connecticut are being exploited to promote an anti-gun agenda, another anonymous gun rights promoter has exploited the historic plight of Native Americans to fit their own political p

May 10, 2013
Peter d'Errico

The Cold War was described as a "balance of terror" maintained by the opposing nuclear arsenals of the United States and the Soviet Union.

March 31, 2013
Winter King & Sara Clark

President Obama signed into law the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), a federal statute that addresses domestic violence and other crimes against women.

March 30, 2013
Ruth Hopkins

Every American Indian alive today has been affected by the policy of assimilation implemented by the United States government not that long ago.

Senator Harry Reid
March 13, 2013
Senator Harry Reid

March 7 was a momentous day -- President Obama was finally able to sign the reauthorized Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).

March 09, 2013
Donna Ennis

I have been involved for the past several years in the Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative (JDAI). There is overwhelming evidence that the wholesale incarceration of juvenile offenders is a failed strategy for combating youth crime.

December 31, 2012
Johnny Barber

December 29