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Ultimate Non Sequitur

June 4, 2012

Call something green — be it jobs, economies, or consumer items — and progressives fall all over themselves to embrace it. No matter that the green sociopolitical project (now on…

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Christian Jihad

June 3, 2012

Writing at Talk to Action, Bruce Wilson exposes the Christian Jihad meetings taking place after hours in America’s public schools. Good News Clubs and other Christian fundamentalist indoctrination like Child…

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Beyond Their Wildest Dreams

June 2, 2012

Collective amnesia and social attention deficit often erase the memory required to understand where new phenomena like green greed came from. Of course, greed isn’t new, nor is fraud, but…

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Green Greed

May 31, 2012

Part of the attraction of green greed as a solution to all our woes is that for privileged first world consumer societies it appears painless, fostering the illusion that we…

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Exporting Violence

May 30, 2012

When the US abandoned any pretense at pursuing democratic values, opting instead for an economy based solely on exporting violence and fraud, the window of opportunity for democratic reform in…

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AFRICOM v Africa

May 27, 2012

For indigenous peoples in Africa, maintaining traditional culture is a constant battle. Having survived European colonialism and its successor dictatorships, tribal societies and Fourth World nations on the African continent…

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Leyla Zana

May 25, 2012

Kurdish MP Leyla Zana has again been sentenced to prison by the Government of Turkey for speaking on behalf of the imprisoned Kurdish leader, Abdullah Ocalan.

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Unity in Diversity

May 23, 2012

As UN member states and agencies escalate repression of liberation movements worldwide, more of us will be confronted with a choice of how to participate in the human rights struggle….

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Gendarmerie Royale

May 22, 2012

Back in January when Canadian Prime Minister Harper and Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver demonized environmentalists and First Nations opposed to government plans to violate the Canadian constitution and international…

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Hank Adams Reader

May 21, 2012

Perhaps it’s a holdover from 1950s TV Westerns where Indians were savages that had to be killed in order for the settlers to turn the wilderness into a garden. Then…

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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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