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Friends of the Earth

November 20, 2010

For the indigenous peoples of Latin America, what the European introduced plague and military invasions spared from destruction since 1492 is now being annihilated by the market system. Globalization in…

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Defending the Indefensible

November 20, 2010

ADL continues to reap ridicule for its shameless defense of Israel and for its ludicrous attacks on human rights groups like Jewish Voice for Peace.

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Intelligence Inquisition

November 19, 2010

Nora Barrows-Friedman and Maureen Clare Murphy report on the use of grand juries by the US Department of Justice as a tool of political repression against peace activists. In what…

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US Human Rights Record

November 19, 2010

Responding to the US record of human rights violations at home and abroad, the US envoy to the UN Human Rights Council noted that the President of the United States…

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People in a Changing World

November 18, 2010

How do human-environment relationships affect the reality of communities, concepts of health and well-being? This is the topic of discussions during a conference in Europe’s High North- the 7th International…

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Canada’s Endorsement

November 17, 2010

As Cultural Survival notes, Canada’s “endorsement” of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples specifically objects to most of the rights contained in the landmark international law. In…

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An Instrument of Theft

November 17, 2010

One thing you can say about the Bush Administration is that it helped to clarify the corruption that defines the modern state. As an instrument of theft, modern states have…

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Confronting the Warmonger

November 16, 2010

Veterans for Peace announces its mobilization against the Obama White House on December 16.

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Veracity of Video

November 16, 2010

WITNESS blog looks at the Testify Project’s use of short video to compile testimony for submission to the UN Human Rights Council for its periodic review of the status of…

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Hidden History

November 16, 2010

Reverend Kevin Annett has had a long-running war with church and state in exposing high crimes perpetrated against Canada’s indigenous peoples. Earlier battles included losing his parish, his family, and…

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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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