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Category: Artby - Rudolph Ryser

The Failure of Anti-Terrorist Militarism

October 23, 2008

The US government on Tuesday, 21 October 2008 without explanation dropped all war crimes charges against five men who have been held without trial at the secretive prison at Guantanamo,…

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Stealth Candidates rooted in Anti-Indian Movement

October 17, 2008

Where did the anti-democracy, anti-government, bigoted, theocratic candidate for Vice President come from? Commentators have been assuming Palin arose through the conventional political system, earning the right to serve the…

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Addressing Balance in Bolivia

September 13, 2008

Originally posted 2008-07-26 10:14 am The battle between the “haves” and the “have-nots” has been joined as Bolivia begins to consider fundamental changes in that country’s constitution. Originally designed to…

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Bolivia’s Wealthy Minority Brings New Crisis

September 12, 2008

Manuel Rozenthal (Manuel Rozental <em_rozental@yahoo.com>) sent this dispatch on the growing political crisis in Bolivia. As I have discussed in earlier posts what happens between the minority wealthy and indigenous…

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Forest Gardening and BioCultural Diversity

September 3, 2008

Global biological and cultural diversity are essential to the Earth’s health, and ancient native “forest gardening” practices are of major importance to promoting such diversity. The Kuikuro people of the…

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FW Nations: Climate Mitigation and Adaptation

September 2, 2008

Fourth World nations are serious parties to local, regional or international negotiations concerning mitigation and adaptation to changes in the climate. Climate Change due to global warming is attributed to…

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Terror in the Tribes

August 14, 2008

Shortly after al Qaeda’s attacks on New York’s World Trade Center towers and the US Pentagon I sounded an alert to a deeper, long-term problem that will undermine states around…

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Congress of Nation and States

August 14, 2008

I wrote here (“Frustration Building” May 30 2006) about a Center for World Indigenous Studies sponsored plan in the Spring of 1992 for the organization of a Congress of Nations…

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Revanchist Russia, Georgia & Nations in the Middle

August 12, 2008

When Georgia declared it’s independence from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the Nations of Abkhazia (on the western edge of Georgia) and South Ossetia (on the north-central edge of…

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Let the Games Go On – perfection

August 8, 2008

There are usually three ways people think about the Olympic Games no matter which state government hosts: Power Politics, Athletics and Corporate Greed. Athletics is the purest of these with…

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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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