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  • Preparing Humanity

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    Evolution of Consciousness The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has established a web page for the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people. The procedures, reports and communications of the Special Rapporteur help to educate governments and indigenous activists, as well as to… more

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  • Defending Democracy

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    Defending Democracy: A Briefing on Models of Engagement for Change — a downloadable document on my blog — is now available as a brochure. I will also be happy to provide it in pdf format on request for educational purposes. It was initially designed as a handout for a 2003 workshop on strategic political organizing. more

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  • No Silver Lining

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    An indigenous community of the northern Andes fights to prevent their communal oasis from becoming another open pit wasteland. Barrick Gold of Canada and the government of Chile team up to destroy these self-reliant Indians’ ability to survive. more

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  • United Irish

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    History is often more complex than legend allows. Nowhere is that more true than in Northern Ireland. When my Grandmother’s Grandfather’s Grandfather’s parents and siblings emigrated from Northern Ireland to South Carolina in 1768, the anti-Catholic/anti-Presbyterian laws had been in effect for well over a century. These laws of the English Crown that deprived the… more

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  • Secession Campaigns

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    The recent San Francisco Chronicle article on a new state for the Oregon California border region reminded me of what happened in Puget Sound fifteen years ago. Secession campaigns — forming new counties or states — have, since the Reagan era, been used as organizing drives to obtain lists of names and funds for right-wing… more

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