With indigenous people making news from the Caucasus to the Andes recently, we thought it might be a good time to reintroduce Bill Weinberg’s article about the current War on the Fourth World. As Bill observes, the inter-state conflicts in global resource wars often obscure the underlying reality of reconquest of indigenous nations by modern… more
- Sep 10, 2008 by Jay Taber
- Sep 9, 2008 by Amy Eisenberg, Ph.D.
Tibet is in trouble. As a long time supporter of Tibet’s freedom I am eager to share information about World Care and Tibet. Tibet is located in the heart of Asia on the Roof of the World, is a beautiful Himalayan land of diversity with deep cultural and spiritual roots. Tibet has been called the… more
- Sep 9, 2008 by Jay Taber
It is perfectly natural that elites — those with special gifts and achievements — will rise to prominence. When these gifted people exercise noblesse oblige, they should be celebrated and rewarded with appropriate leadership responsibilities. Elitism, however — that phenomenon whereby elites use their gifts and achievements to deprive others of a decent life —… more
- Sep 8, 2008 by Amy Eisenberg, Ph.D.
Jim Browne shared this notice that I think is worthy of everyone’s attention. Dear Friends, The film I produced, FIRE UNDER THE SNOW, will have its Bay Area premiere as part of the Mill Valley Film Festival(Oct 2-12, 2008). I will be present for both screenings, Oct 5 & 9. Hope you can make it out… more
- Sep 8, 2008 by Jay Taber
Wide Eye Cinema presents The Fourth World War, a documentary by Big Noise Films. The footage is really quite good, and illustrates well the global impact of the criminalized economic market. Other links on Wide Eye, however, illustrate the hazard of conspiracism, a right-wing meme that has infected left-wing milieus via pseudo-scholarship and uncritical alternative… more