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Alex Jacobs: Donald Trump makes good on shock and awe campaignFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Alex Jacobs: Donald Trump makes good on shock and awe campaign (02/01)
Harken the days of the American First isolationist party of WWII.
Alex Jacobs: Indian Country saw plenty of positive wins in 2016Filed Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Indian Country saw plenty of positive wins in 2016 (01/10)
'One year ago, who would’ve believed any of this?'
Alex Jacobs: Indians on Donald Trump's team speak in termination tongueFiled Under: Opinion | Politics | Trust
Alex Jacobs: Indians on Donald Trump's team speak in termination tongue (12/19)
Oh no, is termination back in vogue now that Republican Donald Trump is about to take control of the White House?
Alex Jacobs: Racist campaign propels Donald Trump into White HouseFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Racist campaign propels Donald Trump into White House (11/29)
'America’s constitutional democracy is at stake, as is this nation’s moral standing and leadership in the world.'
Alex Jacobs: #NoDAPL crackdown brings flashbacks of Indian warsFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: #NoDAPL crackdown brings flashbacks of Indian wars (11/09)
'The heart of the black snake is 30 floors up in a corporate boardroom, that’s where it starts and stops.'
Alex Jacobs: Native people treated like prisoners on our own landFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Native people treated like prisoners on our own land (11/03)
'Under a President Trump or Clinton, we need to look at prisons since many of us could conceivably have our lifestyles re-arranged.'
Alex Jacobs: Big media continues to ignore indigenous interestsFiled Under: Politics
Alex Jacobs: Big media continues to ignore indigenous interests (10/03)
'For every person talking about #NoDAPL and #Standing Rock, nine are arguing over a 'rich' mixed-race second string quarterback, sitting at first, but now taking a knee, during the national anthem at the beginning of NFL games.'
Alex Jacobs: Scenes from Standing Rock resemble Selma in 1960sFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Scenes from Standing Rock resemble Selma in 1960s (09/20)
'For every person talking about #NoDAPL and #Standing Rock, nine are arguing over various media distractions.'
Alex Jacobs: Nation finally admits problem with policing and raceFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Nation finally admits problem with policing and race (07/25)
Funding cutbacks in all areas of social welfare, community protection, education and human services provide the tinder for the fires called poverty and repression.
Alex Jacobs: Our elected leaders do little to address gun violenceFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Alex Jacobs: Our elected leaders do little to address gun violence (06/28)
The country is paralyzed by the death grip of the NRA on the private parts of its so-called elected leaders.
Alex Jacobs: Huge voter turnout is needed to move the countryFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Alex Jacobs: Huge voter turnout is needed to move the country (06/02)
This country is apparently ready for a political revolution and it’s heading to The Light Side or The Dark Side, depending on your point of view.
Alex Jacobs: Hillary Clinton must answer to role in Honduras coupFiled Under: Opinion | Politics | World
Alex Jacobs: Hillary Clinton must answer to role in Honduras coup (04/28)
No President or politician has ever done anything good or positive for the poor people of Honduras.
Alex Jacobs: It took generations for Americans to get this stupidFiled Under: Opinion | Politics
Alex Jacobs: It took generations for Americans to get this stupid (03/28)
If Americans can’t act civil then that council fire will turn into a brush fire, a wildfire.
Alex Jacobs: Native people manage to be seen in 'The Revenant'Filed Under: Arts & Entertainment | Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Native people manage to be seen in 'The Revenant' (01/19)
In the story-line, 200 years ago, Natives still had to struggle to be seen and heard and not killed.
Alex Jacobs: White militia sitcom plays out on Indian territoryFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: White militia sitcom plays out on Indian territory (01/15)
As much as we’d like to call the Bundy Family Cohorts a bunch of terrorists for taking over an empty so-called federal bunkhouse in the middle of nowhere that was once Paiute land, we can’t because they haven’t killed anyone.
Alex Jacobs: Native community brings old Curtis film back to lifeFiled Under: Arts & Entertainment | First Nations in Canada | Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Native community brings old Curtis film back to life (12/14)
The name Edward S. Curtis immediately invokes spirited discussions amongst Native and non-Native artists, scholars and just plain folks who are attracted to the historic, romantic and nostalgic.
Alex Jacobs: Pope Francis honors symbol of genocide in AmericaFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Pope Francis honors symbol of genocide in America (10/05)
The Pope came to the New World but his spin doctors say he doesn’t have to rescind those outdated, lethal and racist Papal Bulls that led to the enslavement of New World inhabitants, since all subsequent Papal Bulls rescinded the previous ones.
Alex Jacobs: Forced labor remains an issue around the globeFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Forced labor remains an issue around the globe (07/20)
Indigenous people survived slavery on this continent and it is part of our Historical Trauma yet it continues around the world as the seamy underbelly of Corporate Globalization.
Alex Jacobs: Genocide and slavery aren't taught in our classroomsFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Genocide and slavery aren't taught in our classrooms (07/06)
Researching slavery in American History is eye-opening as I realized it was not taught outright but only glossed over when I was a student.
Alex Jacobs: Fake Indians damage the real Indian communityFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Fake Indians damage the real Indian community (06/30)
Native Americans and Skins in general know all about people passing and posing as Indians, there’s a long history of the characters appropriating their way into our cultures.
Alex Jacobs: Unlikely alliances advance agenda in Indian CountryFiled Under: Environment | Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Unlikely alliances advance agenda in Indian Country (06/15)
In the Pacific Northwest, Native nations are using their treaty rights to fight plans for coal and oil trains, because shipping and burning fossil fuels threatens their fisheries.
Alex Jacobs: Governor strikes political deal for nuclear wasteFiled Under: Environment | Opinion | Politics
Alex Jacobs: Governor strikes political deal for nuclear waste (05/14)
How can communities, Native and non-Native, stop such projects from developing, using up precious water, polluting the environment, presenting security risks that rationalize ever greater government intrusion?
Alex Jacobs: Self-censorship in the age of freedom and libertyFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Self-censorship in the age of freedom and liberty (02/19)
What Charlie Hebdo represents is freedom and liberty, but not fraternity and not quite equality, and what it did was perceived as racist and dehumanizing in some quarters.
Alex Jacobs: Native men are more likely to be killed by policeFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Native men are more likely to be killed by police (01/13)
Is this country headed toward becoming a police state?
Alex Jacobs: Nuclear industry leaves mark on Native communitiesFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Nuclear industry leaves mark on Native communities (12/15)
Mohawk poet discusses the nuclear industry's impact in New Mexico.
Alex Jacobs: 'Experts' develop more theories  about Indian peopleFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: 'Experts' develop more theories about Indian people (03/31)
Alex Jacobs takes a look at some of the latest theories about the origins of Indian people.
Alex Jacobs: Reflecting on year of Native activism and artsFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: Reflecting on year of Native activism and arts (12/31)
Alex Jacobs looks back on a year of activism, arts, fashion and more.
Alex Jacobs:  'Savage' Indians buried deep in American psycheFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: 'Savage' Indians buried deep in American psyche (10/31)
Alex Jacobs discusses the traditions behind the use of Indians as mascots.
Alex Jacobs: The Indian List -  or  what people call us IndiansFiled Under: Opinion
Alex Jacobs: The Indian List - or what people call us Indians (01/25)
"Los Indios (The Indian List) (This is what they call us) Los Indios, Indio, Indian, Indianner, injuns, Americans, American Race, redman, redskin, redstick, redbone, Peaux-rouge, salvage, savage, sauvage, salvaticho, skraelings,...

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