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Climate Caravan to Copenhagen

December 5, 2009

Strong fighters for social and climate justice travelled through Frankfurt today on a caravan that is driving from Geneva to Copenhagen, December 3-9. Politically aware people from around the world…

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Dying For Money in Peru’s Jungle

December 4, 2009

Suffering, in real danger of being wiped out from a hepatitis B infection is the indigenous nation of the Candoshi, estimated at 2,500, in Peru’s northern Amazon jungle. After Candoshi…

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Radicalizing Tensions

November 30, 2009

Fear of the spread of Islamic values resonates in many parts of Europe. In Switzerland a referendum was held yesterday on 29 November 2009 against the construction of minarets. The…

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November 8, 2009

Writing a book is the revenge of the intellectual said prominent American psychiatrist and distinguished professor Robert Jay Lifton smiling knowingly during yesterday’s premier of the documentary film “Killing Jews…

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Signs of Growing Movement in Integrative Health Care

September 22, 2009

The long and desperately needed collaboration between traditional medicine practitioners and institutionalized medical care gets more awareness and coverage. With the limits of so-called western medicine being widely acknowledged especially…

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Penalty for Drug Company’s Cheat for Illegal Drug Promos

September 3, 2009

It is a great warning to all drug manufacturers. Federal prosecutors called the world’s largest drug maker Pfizer a repeating corporate cheat for illegal drug promotions that plied doctors with…

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Paddle to Suquamish 2009

August 2, 2009

Great healing occurs, naturally, out on the water in canoes during a unique journey. For days and weeks hundreds of indigenous paddlers are out on the water. This year, which…

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Protecting Traditional Medicine

July 22, 2009

The world is full of a wealth of precious knowledge. That has to be protected by all means. We are all responsible to keep this wonderful knowledge alive and vibrant….

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New Dam Projects on Dayak Territory in Borneo

July 16, 2009

It is one of the last intact rainforests of the world. The jungle of Sarawak in the Malay state of Borneo. For years the government engages in dam projects cutting…

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Oil Production in the Amazon- Two Models

July 1, 2009

The government of Ecuador with the help of funds from Germany, amongst others, wants to quit oil production in the Amazon agreeing to what can be regarded as a pilot…

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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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