Nick Martin, High Country News

Nick Martin

High Country News

New York, United States

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Past:
  • High Country News
  • The New Republic
  • Splinter
  • Deadspin
  • Washington Post

Past articles by Nick:

The Supreme Court’s attack on tribal sovereignty, explained — High Country News – Know the West

Four federal Indian law experts digest the Supreme Court’s ‘shocking‘ decision to grant state governments the power to prosecute crimes in Indian Country. → Read More

After more than 50 years in captivity, will Tokitae ever get justice from Seaquarium? — High Country News – Know the West

A new USDA report finds further mistreatment of the exploited Washington orca. → Read More

Bears Ears is back — but don’t celebrate just yet — High Country News – Know the West

Regina Lopez-Whiteskunk unpacks the deeper implications — and limitations — of Biden’s monuments proclamation. → Read More

The White Sands discovery only confirms what Indigenous people have said all along — High Country News – Know the West

Once again, the media has excluded Indigenous peoples from our own story. → Read More

The White Sands discovery only confirms what Indigenous people have said all along — High Country News – Know the West

Once again, the media has excluded Indigenous peoples from our own story. → Read More

How to Stop Poisoning Children

The U.S. government long knew about lead poisoning in a public housing complex in Indiana and it did nothing—an all-too-familiar combination of federal apathy and structural racism. → Read More

JPMorgan Chase and Amazon Discover Campaign Finance Reform by Way of Social Collapse

Corporations are temporarily turning off the money tap after helping to fund an insurrection. Let’s make the change permanent. → Read More

Blue States Suppress the Vote, Too

Long voting lines in New York aren’t a symptom of the pandemic. They’re the result of years of broken politics and party patronage. → Read More

You Don’t Have to Pray for Trump

Why it’s perfectly OK not to wish this president well. → Read More

I’m Living Under the Weight of Nearly Four Months of Back Rent

"What really worries me is what’s gonna happen next year. I may find more income sources; I may not." → Read More

The New York Times Discovers a Manhattan Makeover for Nu-Tenant Farming

A nifty name and a sleek aesthetic can’t hide the fact that the wealthy are just rehashing centuries-old exploitative labor practices. → Read More

Happy Pandemic Labor Day

A day of rest and bargain shopping feels particularly hollow as the world burns. → Read More

The Sad Spectacle of Talking About Native Rights at Trump’s Racist Circus

Navajo Nation Vice President Myron Lizer kept a straight face, but there is no Native case for the president. → Read More

The Obvious Futility of One-Time “Stimulus” Checks

What we’re learning from reports about how people spent their stimulus checks. → Read More

“Family Life Coaches,” Private Jets, and the One Percent’s Pandemic Economy

As the rest of the country bears the brunt of the coronavirus crisis, the wealthy are scrambling to protect their comfortable lives. → Read More

Ivanka Trump’s Empty Spectacle on Violence Against Native Women

Native leaders in Minnesota know what a community-led response to violence looks like. This was a photo op. → Read More

It Was Insane to Restart Sports in America

The Miami Marlins are dealing with a Covid-19 outbreak, and the NBA is flirting with disaster in its “bubble.” What did team owners think would happen? → Read More

John Lewis’s “Good Trouble” Is Happening in the Streets Right Now

There has been a profound disconnect between the hagiography surrounding his death and the response to the radicalism he helped inspire. → Read More

Don’t Give Dan Snyder a Stadium

Racist NFL team name or not, Washington, D.C., deserves better than the same old stadium grift. → Read More

The People Killed the Pipelines

The Dakota Access and Atlantic Coast pipelines fell because community members fought for their right to a safe, pollutant-free home. → Read More