First Voices: Breaking the Cycle

Gray-orange streaks frosted the morning window.  Tiokasin Ghosthorse, the host of “First Voices Indigenous Radio” was interviewing Daygots, an Oneida Wolf Clan artist/activist, while the heavy clouds threatened snow.  Daygots explained that both her organizing work with Native American youth and her music were motivated by a centuries-old effort of the Oneida to break their […]

Lessons in Arms Sales & Foreign Policy

Coincident with the inauguration of President Barack Obama, China issued a White Paper outlining its national defense strategy on Tuesday.  In that paper, China pointed to a security situation that was “improving steadily” overall   At the same time, the paper explicitly referred to the growing threat from the United States’ increased arms sales to Taiwan.  […]