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Struggling to Survive

May 2, 2011

In Peak Psychotherapy, Abundant Human Connection, Carolyn Baker explores the emotional repercussions of collapse. Examining the mental health infrastructure for treating illness associated with industrial civilization, Baker observes that many…

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Civil and Human Rights

April 30, 2011

Civil rights and human rights are not the same thing. Civil rights are bestowed upon its citizens by state authorities; human rights are internationally recognized rights inherent to all human…

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Defeating the Free Market

April 29, 2011

As the energy and mineral extraction industries move into the final phase of wasting creation, indigenous governance remains an obstacle to unimpeded greed. Guarding indigenous governance, then, becomes more than…

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Seventh Generation

April 28, 2011

In advance of its May 4 event in New York City, Winona LaDuke’s Honor the Earth has released We Are the Seventh Generation, an assessment of the needs and potential…

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Free Market Media

April 28, 2011

Writing for Religion Dispatches, University of Florida Religion and Nature professor Bron Taylor discusses International Mother Earth Day, and the attack on indigenous spirituality by the Free Market media flagship…

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Free Market Violence

April 26, 2011

As a species, community is integral to our health and well-being. The disintegration of community — especially among indigenous peoples — due to Free Market violence, poses a significant obstacle…

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A Peaceful Heart

April 25, 2011

Onondaga Chief Oren Lyons once said nature has no mercy, meaning what goes around comes around. Poisoning the planet poisons us. Chief Lyons went on to relate that the values…

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Between the Lines

April 24, 2011

Upside Down World interviews Marie-Monique Robin, author of Death Squadrons and Our Daily Poison. In her research on these topics — both made into documentary films — Robin revealed that…

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April 23, 2011

Filmmaker Jillian Kestler-D’Amours reports on the ethnic cleansing in Jerusalem.

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April 22, 2011

On April 4, the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council launched Tracker, a new magazine offering analysis and investigation of land rights, Aboriginal issues, and the challenges of institutional racism…

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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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