The Romance Writers of America is again embroiled in controversy after giving its Vivian Award to Karen Witemeyer’s At Love’s Command, a historical romance observers say glorifies the genocide of Lakota people at the Wounded Knee Massacre in 1890.
Proposed ballot collection restrictions in Arizona and Montana threaten Native Americans’ voting rights. Native and Indigenous American voters helped elect progressive candidates and now face new ballot “security” measures that make voting harder.
Overwhelming odds, unexpected alliances and tough losses — defeating Keystone XL built a bolder, savvier climate movement. From frontline battles to large national mobilizations, tar sands resistance developed new tactics and organizing strategies.