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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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Ignorance is a Choice

January 2, 2017

The Palestine documentary Even Though My Land is Burning, by Israeli filmmaker Dror Dayan, portrays how anti-Zionist Israeli Jews support Palestinian resistance to occupation of their homeland.

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Israel’s Occupation not Legal: UN Security Council

December 23, 2016

The United Nations Security Council voted 14-0 in favor of a resolution citing Israel’s occupation of Palestinian lands as having “no legal validity.” The resolution was originally offered by Egypt…

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China’s Eyes & Ears on Uyghurs

December 23, 2016

UYGHURSTAN IS UNDER THE WATCHFUL EYES AND EARS of Beijing with 200,000 military, 24-hour patrols and police depots keeping watch on “telephone recharging states, WiFi, umbrellas, wheelchairs and hot tea” to…

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The Chicago School

December 20, 2016

In Let Us Now Praise Wealthy Men?: Structural Poverty, Religiously (Re)Considered, Peter Laarman interviews Joerg Rieger, a leading theological thinker in relation to economic justice. As Rieger notes, wealth is…

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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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