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Scottish Independence On Democracy Now!

September 17, 2014

Amy Goodman from the popular news program Democracy Now! today covered the topic of Scotland’s impending independence, slated for tomorrow. In the segment she interviews British historian Sam Wetherell and…

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Sovereign Scotland and More

September 17, 2014

Scotland’s draft constitution begins with the words: “In Scotland, the people are sovereign.” The most basic decision a people can make is to exercise that sovereignty to govern themselves. On…

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Politics? Self-Government

September 17, 2014

CWIS drafted the Joint Statement of Constitutional and Customary Indigenous Governments that received the endorsement of eleven Fourth World governments in Africa, South and North America and Southeast Asia. The…

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Comedic Relief: Scotland’s Bid

September 16, 2014

On Thursday, September 18, Scotland will take to the polls to vote “yea” or “nay” on a referendum to secede from Great Britain. A simple majority in the affirmative will…

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Wall Street’s Indians

September 13, 2014

With so much focus on the BINGOs and RINGOs promoting the climate week hoopla, their counterparts that comprise the indigenous wing of the non-profit industrial complex sometimes get overlooked. While…

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Climateers Hoodwinked by Buffett

September 13, 2014

In Keystone XL: The Art of NGO Discourse, Cory Morningstar reveals how Warren Buffett used 350 to herd the climateers into the KXL distraction so his oil-by-rail empire could develop….

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RINGOs BINGOs Klein & Company

September 12, 2014

One week out from the climate week chaos, the anticipation of something historic — once again — generates a lot of noise, but not much learning. Learning will come later,…

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Tangled Up in Blue

September 11, 2014

The Rockefeller Bros. Circus September 19-26 in New York City — beginning with the People’s Climate March — includes a “Massive Coordinated Direct Action Against Climate Profiteers.” So what do…

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If Only We Believe: The New Green Economy

September 11, 2014

Rockefeller-influenced NGOs, or RINGOs, are arguably the Wall Street junta of the new green economy. As adept managers of advertising and public relations, RINGOs like 350 make regular use of…

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Progressive Self-Delusion: From Hope and Change to This Changes Everything

September 10, 2014

When Obama was running for president in 2008, a prevalent fantasy among progressives was that Obama was a cunning community organizer, who cleverly outfoxed America’s aristocracy, thus becoming the front-running…

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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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