Saturday, February 29, 2020

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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‘You’ll see rebellion’: Sanders supporters denounce open threats by superdelegates to steal nomination

“The Democrats might be able to stop Sanders, but in doing so they would destroy their party’s own electoral prospects.”

Cruel and unusual: Julian Assange’s extradition hearing begins

It’s a slippery slope and in a world of so-called ‘fake news’ could have negative consequences for journalists and whistle-blowers trying to speak truth to power far into the future.

Sanders campaign releases detailed answer as to how he will pay for his major...

“You know, if you look at the media, they say Bernie's ideas are radical, they're extreme, they're out of the mainstream,. Let me just tell you, I don't think that that's true.”

How CEOs behave like closet socialists

To deal with the many challenges we face today, the democratic principle must be extended from the political realm to the economic.

New poll shows two-thirds of voters support a wealth tax to fight inequality

“There is growing concern about the influence large corporations and wealthy individuals have on American elections.”