Is Wartime a Time to End Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell?

As the Obama Administration moves (slowly) toward repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, one argument in opposition is that the nation is at war, and significant changes in the military should not take place during wartime. One response to that point is that all hands are needed during heightened military deployments, and it harms American […]

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 […]