On August 7, the day my wife and I arrived in Kamloops, British Columbia, the headline in Canada’s national newspaper read “Tories Prepare New Native Land Plan.” We were in Kamloops to meet with Manny Jules, former chief of the Kamloops Band of the Shuswap First Nation a
At a time when there’s a spotlight on America’s richest 1%, a look at the country’s 310 Indian reservations—where many of America’s poorest 1% live—can be more enlightening.
By Robert J. Miller
HABIHUT AT YOUR DOORSTEPLiving in the Korogocho slum, a small settlement on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, is not easy. Think crowds, no running water or sanitation, minimal electricity, and widespread crime. Furthermore, property rights are limited, at best, and most goods and income are amassed in the underground marketplace.
By James Workman One sunny day in La Jolla, at the public Windansea Beach, I tried to catch a wave and sit on top of the world. I splashed into the “wild, open, and free” waves with the Beach Boys’ “Surfin’ Safari” melody in my head.