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Viva Catalonia

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Catalonia is one of my most favorite Fourth World nations. It is has been occupied by the Phonecians, Greeks, Romans, and the emergent kingdom of Spain over the last three thousand years or so and still it persists. Salvador Dalí years ago stepped out into a crowd in Barcelona and before camera’s flashing and with [&hellip... more →

Changes in Language Over Time: Self-Determination

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Language is always changing because as society changes, so must the language we use to describe it. Consider how our present day lexicon compares to a generation ago: back then, we wouldn’t have understood terms like “text me,” “log on,” “let’s skype,” etc. Conversely, words that were common in 1968 have fallen out of popular [&hellip... more →

Gates vs. Democracy

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Gates Foundation, founded on proceeds from Microsoft, is understandably oriented toward pursuing privatization worldwide. It is, after all, what made Gates wealthy and influential. Privatization of global agriculture, like health and education, is a major project of Gates Foundation. Partnered with other corporations like Monsanto, Microsoft uses the monopoly model to eliminate competition, as well [&hellip... more →

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Tlingit & Haida & WCIP

Vice President Micklin is responsible to his government and the 29,000 members of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. In intergovernmental forums such as the United Nations and inter-tribal bodies such as the National Congress of American Indians one’s accountability counts. Those of us, who head non-governmental organizations, sit as academics, or who study [&hellip... more →

Bush Medicine and Ebola

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Bush medicine, traditional medicine, spirit dancing, and countless other healing systems distinguish one people from another–one culture from another. The immense diversity of healing systems reflects the many cultural realities of the worlds thousands of distinct nations. State and international policy tend to standardize health systems at the expense of ancient and enduring approaches to [&hellip... more →

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