Mark Trahant
12/3/13
Journalist and speaker, Mark Trahant, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, recently released a five part series of videos taking a closer look at the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and Indian...
Mark Trahant
12/3/13
The healthcare.gov website is working. I spent some time on it this weekend and it was easy to navigate, pages popped up when they should, and I quickly found answers...
Mark Trahant
11/19/13
The State of Alaska had a busy week. There are only so many ways to demonstrate contempt for Alaska Natives. Yet the state seemed to find many ways. Logic be damned...
Mark Trahant
11/15/13
Modern U.S. presidents have a curious relationship with North America’s first residents, American Indians and Alaska Natives...
Mark Trahant
10/16/13
The Fiscal Yahoo Caucus of the United States Congress is ready to reach into your family wallet and grab cash. Need to buy or refinance a house? Ca-ching...
Mark Trahant
9/20/13
Congress always works on two tracks. The first rail is legislation that gives the government authority to spend money. The second rail is one that actually appropriates the funds...
Mark Trahant
7/15/13
The debate over immigration reform in the House and the Senate is an interesting lens to examine the future of austerity. How so?...
Mark Trahant
7/9/13
The Obama administration’s decision last week to delay a mandate for large employers to provide health insurance or pay a fine is both meaningless and significant...
Mark Trahant
7/1/13
The Supreme Court’s ruling last week on voting rights sends a simple and clear message: And now you do what they told ya...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/28/13
If you’ve never thought about the parallel between journalism and poetry—meaning distilled to an essence—consider this recent Twitter poem by journalist extraordinaire Mark Trahant...

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