Journalism is a lot of things. It’s speaking truth to power. It’s speaking truth to stupid. It’s shining light on the things people don’t want to see. But, sometimes our job is throwing your own hypocrisy back in your face.Read More
Author: Billy Reeder
We can romanticize the old west all we want, but the reality is that it was complicated at times for people to know what was the right thing to do. We can talk about cowboys and Indians. We can talk about indigenous people. We can talk about rights. We can talk about how caring the tribe were to their own members. We can talk about genocide. We can talk about corruption. We can talk about all the triumphs and moral failures you want.
All of those things are relevant, because largely we’re still dealing with them. The border has its own rules.Read More
It’s easy to take an incredibly complex situation and to pull things out of context, just to boil them down to a tweet to enrage your followers and boost your clicks. It’s far too difficult and takes too much time to approach it with nuance and an understanding of culture and history.Read More