Custer’s Ghost Rides Again

Guest Commentary Published November 29, 2016 Custer’s Ghost Rides again- This time he’s riding in on the back of a big black snake. On December 5th, which is Custer’s birthday, the U.S. Army Corps has issued an eviction of Native people and their allies from Sioux Treaty lands. These lands were granted to the Sioux […]

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Columbus’ Discovery

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Guest Commentary “Columbus discovered America like a meteorite discovered the dinosaurs.” –Matthew Inman There is no shortage of opinions regarding Columbus Day. It has been the cause of lengthy and heated debate for decades. Opponents of Columbus Day believe that the celebration of Columbus’ discovery memorializes a reprehensible history of entitlement, conquest and genocide. Proponents […]

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After American Tragedies: The Courage to Feel Pain

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Guest Commentary The courage to feel pain is something that most of us are never taught. Instead, we learn to distract ourselves from it, to insulate, and hide.  The irony is that when we avoid our pain it hunts us down, becoming increasingly stealth in its machinations. It hides behind one mask after another, surfacing […]

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Only Love is Real

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Guest Commentary Published June 18, 2016 In recent weeks, there have been several tragic events in the news. First, a four year old child accidentally fell into a gorilla pit at a zoo in Ohio. The gorilla habitat was an open air exhibit, meaning it had no fencing or protective barriers, other than some hedging […]

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