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Lise Balk King

Entries by Lise Balk King

The Everlasting Fantasy of Native Americans

(21) Comments | Posted July 1, 2013 | 2:51 PM

While everyone is focused on Johnny Depp's Tonto, debating the merits of donning "red face" in order to "... give some hope to kids on the reservations," the President of the United States has quietly continued his reparative work on the broken U.S. Federal Indian Policy to nary...

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Harvard Yard Awash in Yellow Narcissus Today As a Tribute to #BostonStrong

(0) Comments | Posted April 24, 2013 | 6:01 PM

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No, It Will Never Be the Same

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2013 | 12:22 PM

Cambridge, Massachusetts

I woke up this morning to a robocall from my son's middle school here in Cambridge, assuring me that our "scholars" would have support for processing this past week's events. And as I dropped him off at the front door of the now always-locked building, I cried at...

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It's Time for Congress to Stop Politicizing VAWA and End a Human Rights Crisis

(11) Comments | Posted December 18, 2012 | 3:22 PM

To fix a systematic human rights abuse, it usually takes a government commitment of troops or treasure. It's a big decision to invoke the powers of Congress to cross jurisdictions of nation states, but we do this on occasion to intervene on behalf of vulnerable populations across the globe. We...

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