All posts tagged "Trump"

  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: The Betrayal of Trans America

    Attacks against vulnerable populaces open the door for attacks against everyone. JACKSON HOLE, WY – “When you’re a star, they let you do it. You can do anything.” This was Donald Trump talking to Billy Bush about...

    • Posted March 8, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: From Skater to Hater

    Tracing Mike Flynn’s transformation from skater kid to conservative. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Unlike Milo Yiannopoulos, who lost everything at once, retired Gen. Michael Flynn wasn’t entirely ruined when he resigned as national security advisor on Feb....

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Native Sense

    Can Wyoming’s first Native American woman lawmaker provide a sane Republican alternative to Trumpism? JACKSON HOLE, WY – Newly-elected Wyoming state Senator Affie Ellis seemed out of place at the ultra-right Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) conference...

    • Posted March 1, 2017
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  • THE NEW WEST: Enshrouding Truth

    Trump’s techniques for silencing civil servants are nothing new, but they should be widely discussed and recognized. JACKSON HOLE, WY – With the Trump administration only weeks old, fear and declining morale are already pervasive in federal...

    • Posted February 21, 2017
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  • THE BUZZ: American Dreams, Undocumented Fears

    A ‘Day Without Immigrants’ illuminated the young people in Jackson fearful for their families and their futures. JACKSON HOLE, WY – For one month Nesley Corona waited in Agua Prieta in the state of Sonora, Mexico, with...

    • Posted February 21, 2017
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  • EDITOR’S NOTE: Beyond Bystanders

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – On Saturday a group of strangers found themselves peering quietly at one another on a New York City subway car—surely a common scenario for many of them. Except on this day they were...

    • Posted February 7, 2017
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  • DEMOCRACY IN CRISIS: Communication Control

    Trump and his team are waging a war on facts through message manipulation. JACKSON HOLE, WY – President Trump’s temporary appointees laying the groundwork for taking over and remaking federal agencies refer to themselves as “beachheads” or...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • EDITOR’S NOTE: Foreign Compassion

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – When he was 10 years old, my father emigrated to the U.S. with his family from Tel Kaif, Iraq—among the seven countries included in President Trump’s immigration ban enacted Friday that halted this...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • FEATURE: Moments vs. Movements

    JACKSON HOLE, WY – At the time, Erica MacDonald didn’t know what she was a part of. Shoulder to shoulder with hundreds of strangers, she stood at a Washington D.C. street corner for hours on January 21,...

    • Posted January 31, 2017
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  • FREE SPEECH: Why Protest?

    What happens when people stay silent on important issues. JACKSON HOLE, WY – Since September, I’ve held a weekly protest in the Town Square. I began protesting after the deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling. They...

    • Posted December 6, 2016
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