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Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Congress sinks the boat unless we rock the boat (12/12)
If this is the best government can do, maybe shutting it down is not such a terrible plan.

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Steve Russell: DOJ in no position to lecture local law enforcement (12/08)
Either the FBI legend extends to infallibility or Attorney General Eric Holder is in no position to lecture state prosecutors about their reluctance to bring their own officers to book.

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Steve Russell: Disease and fundamentalist religion still a threat (10/27)
Can Ebola pose an even bigger threat in the hands of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria?

Filed Under: Law | Opinion
Steve Russell: Crime gods continue to demand human sacrifices (09/24)
Steve Russell discusses problems with the death penalty in the American justice system.

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Steve Russell: The third time is not the charm for the war in Iraq (08/15)
Steve Russell isn't happy about continued U.S. military action in Iraq.

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Steve Russell: Chris Stevens was heroic ambassador of Chinooks (07/07)
Steve Russell pays tribute to slain U.S. ambassador Chris Stevens, who was a member of the Chinook Nation.

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Steve Russell: Indian Country can't win in shooting war with US (07/01)
Steve Russell reflects on the American Indian Movement and the modern Indian wars.

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Steve Russell: Indian nations can build coalitions with our allies (06/18)
Steve Russell says Indian nations have always had political allies.

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Steve Russell: Fate of Indian Country closely linked to the US (05/28)
Steve Russell discusses the role of government in the U.S. and in Indian Country.

Filed Under: Health | Opinion
Steve Russell: Blame for VA and IHS shortfalls rests on Congress (05/23)
Steve Russell looks at the Department of Veterans Affairs scandal and links it to the Indian Health Service.

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Steve Russell: Racism emerges in Oklahoma Senate campaign (05/12)
Steve Russell discuss the challenges facing T.W. Shannon, a member of the Chickasaw Nation who is running for Senate.

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Steve Russell: Botched executions are test of government trust (05/01)
Steve Russell explores the botched execution of an African-American man in Oklahoma.

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Steve Russell: Indians often seen an obstacle to government (04/23)
Steve Russell on the missing checks and balances when it comes to Indian policy.

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Steve Russell: Payday loan donations funneled to Utah politician (04/08)
Steve Russell on corruption in Utah, with the help of a politician and the payday lending industry.

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Steve Russell: The secrets of wearing one of the black robes (03/17)
Steve Russell shares some insights after being a judge in Texas.

Filed Under: Education | Opinion
Steve Russell: Little progress for Native Americans getting PhDs (03/05)
Steve Russell calls for more American Indians and Alaska Natives to seek their doctorates.

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Steve Russell: Arizona's racist history rears its ugly head again (02/26)
Steve Russell discusses racism in Arizona, this time in the form of SB 1062, a bill that allows business owners to refuse to serve certain customers based on religious reasons.

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Steve Russell: Corporations play games with the system too (02/10)
Steve Russell wonders who is the biggest welfare skate -- poor people or wealthy corporations?

Filed Under: Opinion
Steve Russell: Looking back on growing up without a father (01/31)
Steve Russell on the hero he always wanted to be.

Filed Under: Canada | Opinion
Steve Russell: Neil Young turns out to be the better politician (01/28)
Steve Russell comments on a political dustup involving musician Neil Young, who performed a series of benefit concerts to help the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation in Alberta fight energy development:

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