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State of wealth inequality in the US

In 2022, 68% of wealth in the US was owned by the top 10% of earners, while the lowest 50% of workers accounted for 3.2% of wealth. Rising income inequality has been the norm for years globally and domestically, with the Covid-19 pandemic exacerbating the effects, causes, and state of income inequality.  Income and wealth inequality is wider in the …


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Thanksgiving: A day of mourning

Thanksgiving is a holiday that many equate with family, food, and being grateful for what one has. A federal holiday, Thanksgiving is celebrated to mark early colonists (pilgrims) supposed feast with Native Americans. The reality, however, is far from this.  Thanksgiving is known to have originated from the encounters that white colonists had with the indigenous Wampanoag tribe in the …


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The Indian Children Welfare Act

The Supreme Court of the US has been “struggling” with a case dealing with the rights of sovereignty of Native tribes. They are hearing arguments challenging the Indian Child Welfare Act which is known as “ICWA.” The ICWA was enacted over 40 years ago when a congressional investigation found that public and private agencies had removed a third of all …