Monday, July 22, 2019

Tag: Indian Country

Making sure the Census counts Indian Country

On top of the citizenship question, Indian Country faces the hurdles of being one of the hard-to-count populations and not trusting the government at all.

#NotInvisible: Groundbreaking legislation tackles epidemic of violence against Indigenous women

"Women are disappearing and dying in Indian country. We must act."

Indian Country moves to secure voting rights

Activists among tribes want to rally the Native vote. Because when they show up to the polls, they’ve shown significant political power.

Why one Native family is donating their fracking proceeds to benefit...

A new fund will support deeply researched investigative journalism that reports on critical issues in Indian Country.

Don’t let Trump drama distract you while Congress dismantles Medicaid

I’m obsessed with what this Congress is doing to the funding for health care, especially Medicaid, which insures 62.3 million Americans.

Drinking water in Indian Country: More violations, less EPA

Analysis shows more health violations but much less federal enforcement at tribal water treatment plants, suggesting “regulatory neglect.”

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Trickle down, wealth tax, and war

The central advantage to a wealth tax is that it spreads the power to spend wealth throughout the society and thereby can better the society if done in an appropriate way.

Fracking wastewater may trigger earthquakes for decades even after operations cease

"That has some very interesting and I think important consequences for how we understand the hazard posed by oilfield wastewater disposal."

The taint on Trump

What has our country become? A country that accepts rapists as their leaders?

How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.