It’s a complicated reality of life that unwelcome aspects of an issue often come hand in hand with welcome ones.
If my historical view is correct, perhaps those remaining in Alaska today are again more committed to thinking long-term, like most of Alaska’s Native people have always been.
As terms, “freedom” and “liberty” are used interchangeably today. Students in contemporary courses may learn that this has not always been the case.
Our votes should go to those who are willing to put money and serious planning behind their words.
If Biden’s speech had echoes of Churchill’s warnings before World War II, there’s a reason: The current threat to American democracy is very real.
History and literature are windows into culture, one’s own and those unfamiliar.
The prospect of an Alaska constitutional right being taken away should alarm every Alaskan.
Groups like the Oath Keepers apparently believe that when the cataclysm comes, they’ll be the winners.
It’s palpable on those dark winter nights counting the seconds lost and gained on either side of the winter solstice.
The founders didn’t object to government mandates; they objected to not being consulted: no taxation without representation.
Havelock shortened a constitutional amendment to the version voters approved, which amounts to a near-universal protection of Alaskans’ privacy.
The incomplete embrace of our history feeds open expressions and covert convictions of white supremacy.
We can and must teach America’s uplifting ideals while addressing the fact that in many cases, we have fallen short.
Despite the new attention it has garnered, white supremacy is destined to remain a rejected, frustrated fringe movement.