Politics

June 30, 2012
By:
Steve Russell

Luke Russert, son of the late and much-admired journalist Tim Russert, recently referred to Watergate as "the mother of all political scandals." He’s right, given our predilection to add “-gate” when we

June 29, 2012
By:
Charles Kader

On June 18, 2012, in a New York courtroom, in picturesque St. Lawrence County, a decision was reached in a legal matter that pitted belief against regulation, rural against urban, and small versus large

June 28, 2012
By:
Mark Trahant

The entire debate over ObamaCare” is now fundamentally different. It’s the law of the land that has been upheld by the Supreme Court.

June 28, 2012
By:
Delvin Cree

When addressing justice for American Indians the subject is often sensitive and at times things can get very controversial. No matter the results, eventually we all deal with it and move on.

June 26, 2012
By:
Harold Monteau

The Indian Civil Rights Act has been a dismal failure, if one considers its original intent; to protect tribal members and others subject to tribal jurisdiction from arbitrary and capr

June 25, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb

It is common to see the term “conspiracy” used in a disparaging manner, especially when it comes to such issues as the JFK assassination and 9/11.

June 21, 2012
By:
Cole R. DeLaune

Is there a doctor in the house?

No?

June 21, 2012
By:
Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Four points on today’s decision in Patchak.

June 21, 2012
By:
Harold Monteau

It has been interesting to follow the media frenzy with regard to Elizabeth Warren and her use of “self-suspected” Indian ancestry to advance her career in academia.

June 20, 2012
By:
Steven Newcomb

Historical accounts of the European treatment of American Indians are marked by the little noticed phenomenon of dehumanization.

June 14, 2012
By:
Scott Seaborne

On July 23, 2008, Senator Byron Dorgan (D-NE), chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (SCIA), introduced a bill titled

June 13, 2012
By:
Harold Monteau

The U.S. House of Represents recently passed the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) (H.R.

June 12, 2012
By:
Dan Jones

The history of Oklahoma—a Choctaw word meaning “Red People”—has done everything it could to finish the job the U.S.

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