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Category: Artby - Rudolph Ryser

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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Energy Transition-Draconian Measures

August 4, 2008

Fourth World nations in the United States, Canada and throughout the Americas have often sounded the alarm about industrial waste, pollution of the environment and the need to slow demand…

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The Anbar Solution to al Qaeda in Pashtunistan

July 26, 2008

Six months before the “American Surge” in Iraq…that escalation of troops in Baghdad that many credit for reducing violence in Iraq…Sunni tribal forces became the real reason for removing groups…

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American Afghan Escalation–Russia’s Mistake

July 26, 2008

The American Democratic Party presidential nominee Barak Obama urges increasing US troop deployments in Afghanistan by two or three divisions. US Pentagon officials also suggest such an escalation. Such an…

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Biafra, the Oil Crisis and a Rebuke of the UK

July 14, 2008

Britain’s Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Monday 14 July that his government will extend security assistance to the Nigerian government in Biafra’s disputed region of the Niger Delta. The Ijaw…

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Waging War on Pashtun, Nations as Cannon Fodder

July 6, 2008

The North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO)  is carrying on a war in Afghanistan that looks suspiciously similar to a war the Russians waged for ten years in the same country….

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The UN, Bigotry and Violence against Indigenous Peoples

May 16, 2008

According to Reuters during 19 May and 6 June United Nations Human Rights Special Rapporteur Doudou Diène of Senegal will travel to the United States of America to investigate apparently…

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Food Riots, Climate Change, Its the Economy Stupid

April 23, 2008

Speaking at the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues at the United Nations (23 April 2008) Bolivian President Evo Morales called on indigenous peoples’ delegates to recognize the importance of ancient…

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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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