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Unity

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Corporate colonialism faces only one obstacle—unity. Unity among Native Americans has the US Department of Interior on the ropes for its century of swindling in cahoots with US corporations. Unity in Ireland has the European megacorporations stymied in its attempted hostile takeover of the EU. Unity in Bolivia has the white aristocracy cornered in its [&hellip... more →

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Treaty Trounced

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The Irish people say NO to the corporate agenda in Europe. The neoliberal treaty forced on the EU by megacorporations has been roundly rejected in Ireland. Routed by the fierce Irish independence enshrined in their constitution, the European corporations seeking to emulate the brash aggression of the United States on the world stage have suffered [&hellip... more →

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Wonder of the World

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On June 13, 1940, ten thousand Native Americans gathered on the Columbia River at Kettle Falls for a three-day Ceremony of Tears to mark the end of their way of life. Located near the Canadian border, Kettle Falls ( Shonitkwu in Salish language) was second only to Celilo Falls as a salmon fishing and gathering [&hellip... more →

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Eye of the Beholder

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History, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. Sometimes, though, the mind’s eye distorts our historical “vision” and memory to suit other purposes. Three summers ago, Juli Meanwhile posted a letter from the Ayn Rand Institute to the U.S. Senate opposing the idea of a formal apology to the American Indians for all [&hellip... more →

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Coming Together

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Making amends takes many forms. In California, a state with no indigenous colleges, tribes like the Miwok — who previously inhabited Yosemite Valley and San Francisco Bay — also have no reservation. With by far the largest indigenous population in the country, California could easily help its tribes to establish a first-rate Native American university [&hellip... more →

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