Economy

November 02, 2011
By:
Cheryl Crazy Bull

Many people after watching the ABC 20/20 special, “Hidden America: Children of the Plains” may be asking, “What can be done to help?” The special depicted the da

October 26, 2011
By:
Jose Barreiro

Social agreement, like a treaty—or even as the trustworthy word of an honest human being—must be kept. Once broken, dissonance ensues, and conflict is sure to follow.

October 23, 2011
By:
Robert Desjarlait

The Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protest has become a matter of debate in Indian country. Some have chosen to be included under the slogan "We Are The 99%"; others, like me, have not.

October 21, 2011
By:
Gabriel S. Galanda

Read part II and

October 16, 2011
By:
Julia Good Fox

Since 2009, the relationship between a sustainable economy, the rights of workers, and the purpose of democracy has been highlighted on the international stage.

October 12, 2011
By:
Steven T. Newcomb

Greetings on Colonization Day,

October 11, 2011
By:
John Bird

I feel like I have been waiting for this moment an entire lifetime. More like a hundred lifetimes when I count the 500 years and lifetimes of all our indigenous ancestors who went to their graves wondering if justice would ever again prevail on Turtle Island.

October 11, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

There are many ways to look at America’s shift into the Era of Contraction. Budget numbers tell part of the story. Words of elected leaders tell yet another. Add to that, the stories of real discontent told by ordinary people and reflected by both the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street.

October 06, 2011
By:
Chase Iron Eyes

I hope we have all been following the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) action that is unfolding before us. Why are they protesting? Hopefully OWS is not only due to the rich-poor gap -although, that is reason enough.

October 05, 2011
By:
Thomas Jensen

The budgetary hard times that are facing the federal government and states can create a favorable environment for Indian tribal governments.

September 27, 2011
By:
Chase Iron Eyes

The Department of State is reviewing the details of a Presidential permit which will be required to build the Keystone XL pipeline from Canada, through the U.S., to the Gulf of Mexico. The President is currently burdened with the task of of approving or disapproving

September 27, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

I drove across the Northwest this past weekend. A 1,700-mile trip from Idaho to Seattle, returning via rural roads in Washington, and freeways in Idaho and Montana. Along the route I looked at places and wondered, how will life change during the Era of Contraction?

September 21, 2011
By:
Mark Trahant

It’s nearly impossible to know when a new political era has begun for certain.

September 13, 2011
By:
Ray Halbritter

State legislative field hearings were held last week examining whether or not the State will begin the historic process of seeking to amend the New York State Constitution to allow commercialized gambling throughout the State.

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