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Unraveling Apartheid

December 31, 2008

Because apartheid states like Israel were built on theft of indigenous peoples’ land, the psychosis of the colonial peoples takes a long time to unravel. A century or two, or…

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Psychotic State

December 30, 2008

As Israel throws psychotic lethal tantrums on the heels of UN and EU Apartheid State designations, gruesome photos from the Gaza massacre tell the tale.

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Everyday Affairs

December 29, 2008

Ostracizing America As the US empire continues to disintegrate — further ostracizing America from the rest of the world — US relations with Latin America are mired in Cold War…

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Mixing Missions

December 27, 2008

Lethal Concoction Chris Rodda at Talk to Action writes about the impact of fundamentalist Christian religious predators in the US Department of Defense. Now awash with evangelizing mercenaries, the US…

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Murdering for Jesus

December 26, 2008

Salvation Slaughter I’ve written previously about pentecostals and other Christian fundamentalists involved in helping fascist Third World states murder Fourth World tribes and nations. At Talk to Action today, Bruce…

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Repressing Sexuality and Culture in Indonesia

December 25, 2008

    It is violent and repressive Islamic cultural imperialism. And should have no place in a secular state as diverse as Indonesia. After being pushed through parliament on October 30…

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Energizing the Social Nexus

December 24, 2008

In a new venue but familiar function, I recently participated in composing a meta narrative for the International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change. Corresponding with colleagues and associates at…

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Wasteful Ways

December 23, 2008

Limits of the Planet Like the Hopi and Navajo, the Mapuche Indians of Chile are caught in a crossfire by government agencies beholden to the energy industry. Like their North…

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December 22, 2008

It’s a bewildering world with many narratives competing for our attention. The stories told here and on our linked companion blogs tell an ancient one of equality woven together with…

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Obama Government and Africa’s Wars

December 20, 2008

Change is in the air all over the world.  The Dalai Lama is going into semi-retirement leaving the political future of Tibet in the hands of 73 year-old Primer Minister…

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Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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