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Eagle and Condor

January 25, 2016

In October 2015, a delegation from Ecuador was welcomed at a longhouse on Oneida Nation territory. The gathering was the latest step in the development of an ongoing relationship between…

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Klein’s Decline

January 25, 2016

In The De-Klein of a Revolutionary Writer, Wrong Kind of Green examines the downfall of Naomi Klein. As a celebrity who in a scant eight years went from a supporter…

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Blood Money

January 15, 2016

The French Treasury is receiving 500 billion dollars per year from African countries based on colonial debt they are forced to pay. Without this support extorted from Africa, France would…

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War Against Oblivion

January 14, 2016

Now is not the time to retreat, says the Zapatista Army for National Liberation. It is time to reaffirm our commitment to struggle against the capitalist system.

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January 13, 2016

Professor Taiaiake Alfred of the University of Victoria program of Indigenous Governance discusses Research as Indigenous Resurgence. In the era of co-optation through colonial assimilating processes like recognition and reconciliation,…

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Annihilating Tribal Society

January 1, 2016

Modern states, through international institutions (i.e. International Monetary Fund, World Bank, and NATO), routinely annihilate peaceful tribal societies. As the dominant modern state, the United States combines these institutionalized enforcement…

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Imperial Social Media

December 29, 2015

The revolving door between the arms merchants, the Pentagon and the State Department is now open to NGOs like Avaaz and its PR firm Purpose.

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Call to Arms

December 27, 2015

Northwest Jobs Alliance attack on Lummi Nation threatens democracy. Fossil fuel export war involving Gateway Pacific Terminal, the Tea Party and organized labor escalates to a matter of human rights…

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AFRICOM targets Burundi

December 23, 2015

Amnesty International joins Avaaz in demonizing Burundi as pretext for UN invasion. Combating the “grave danger” posed by the ‘politics of dignity’ spreading in Africa, the propaganda of US and…

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New World Order

December 21, 2015

In terms of relevance to the indigenous nations often referred to as the Fourth World, the rollouts from the COP21 gathering of UN member states, Wall Street-funded NGOs, and the…

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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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