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America Betrays Indigenous Peoples

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Avaaz: Imperial Collaborator

March 12, 2015

Middle East Monitor reports on Avaaz, “the imperialist collaborator” that “has contributed to rendering Palestinians subservient to Israel’s colonial demands”. As noted at Mint Press News, “Recent history indicates that…

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Social Capitalists

March 11, 2015

350, a fossil-fueled front group promoting privatization, is as harmful to democracy as industry front groups promoting coal, oil and gas export. Money-laundering through foundations enables oil tycoons to set…

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Extraordinary Demographic Growth

March 9, 2015

Since the founding of the UN in 1945, the world’s population has tripled, with 28 mega-cities (over 10 million). Urban populations in this time period went from 30% to 54%…

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Economic Warfare

March 8, 2015

As reported at CounterPunch, Dollar Imperialism is due to the fact that the U.S. Federal Reserve (the world’s de facto central bank) has veto authority at the International Monetary Fund….

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Warring & Covenant Nations

March 7, 2015

More than thirty years ago I wrote an article entitled: Fourth World Wars, A New International Political Order. In that piece I described more than 128 “cold,” “warm” and “hot”…

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Sovereignty and Treaty Protection

March 4, 2015

For indigenous peoples, protecting themselves from attack has to be done simultaneous with developing self-determination infrastructure. One area they must pay attention to is the role of religious bigotry and…

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How a State Becomes a Nation-State

February 20, 2015

In Fourth Word Theory we make distinctions between nations, states, and nation-states, in contradistinction to mainstream international relations theory. IRT takes as a given that all three terms are interchangeable…

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Indigenous Knowledge Denied in AZ

February 16, 2015

As might be expected the tangible, educational successes borne from the implementation of indigenous knowledge has again slammed into bigoted, legislative and judicial barriers in a settler state (United States…

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Ending FW Wars: A Proposal

February 13, 2015

My colleague Heidi Bruce writes in “Paved with Bad Intentions” a piece recounting the Ñatho (Otomî) efforts to stop construction of the Toluca-Naucalpan Super Highway by the Mexican government, “lasting…

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Cuarta Guerra Mundial, una propuesta

February 13, 2015

Published in the Fourth World Eye in the English, we provide the same article in Spanish for our Spanish Speaking Friends around the world.

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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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