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AIPAC Attack

March 28, 2017

Trump ambassador to UN threatens diplomats critical of Israeli Apartheid.

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State of Terror

March 26, 2017

With the creation of Israel in 1948, paramilitary terrorism transformed itself into official state terrorism. That’s the thesis of State of Terror: How Terrorism Created Modern Israel.

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Recidivist Offender

March 14, 2017

One thing we learned watching the movie Deepwater Horizon is that British Petroleum puts greed ahead of concerns for human life and the environment. That greed led to BP paying…

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Industry-Funded Indians

March 2, 2017

As noted previously, dependency limits strategies.

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Fears of Pagan Socialism

February 19, 2017

In Bron Taylor’s 20 April 2011 Religion Dispatches essay Debate Over Mother Earth’s Rights Stirs Fears of Pagan Socialism, he notes that, “Religious and political conservatives have long feared the…

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Made in Israel

February 1, 2017

As Gabriel Schivone reports, Israel’s role in Guatemala’s colossal massacres of Mayan Indians in the 1980s was as an intermediary for the United States. Indigenous refugees from atrocities in Central…

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Autonomous Territory

January 31, 2017

Tohono O’odham Nation vows to stop Mexican border wall on their reservation.

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Informed Discussion

January 28, 2017

With the announcement that the fourth annual Paul de Armond Citizen Journalism Award will be presented to Stephanie Kountouros at Cascadia News Now, a weekly public affairs radio show airing…

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Mask of Terror

January 6, 2017

The failed US attempt at overthrowing the Syrian government?—?that involved the masterful use of public relations via internet video?—?made use of the non-profit industrial complex and social media to dupe…

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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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