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Spirits of the Underworld

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Vanity Fair‘s Alex Shoumatoff explores the spirits of the underworld in his article The Arctic Oil Rush. Tundra methane that could dwarf fossil fuel emissions as a greenhouse gas, as well as dormant pleistocene bacteria capable of producing plagues, comprise just two of the dramatic elements of what Shoumatoff terms the ‘mammoth’s revenge’. Indigenous Siberian [&hellip... more →

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Refugees’ Rights

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It is a quiet war. In the face of brutality against peoples in numerous countries around the world European governments are banging their doors. People seeking asylum are made to “leave of their own free will.” Private organizations, hired to do the governments’ dirty work take care of this voluntary deportation- in many cases even [&hellip... more →

On Their Shoulders

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The National Congress of American Indians, Thomas W. Cowger’s history of the organization’s first twenty years (1944-1964), is a thoughtful, articulate and informative account of one of the brightest members of the Native American intertribal constellation. For anyone curious about how the federal–Indian relationship has evolved over the last century and a half, this book [&hellip... more →

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Sinn Fein

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Sinn Fein is now on YouTube. As the only party committed to ending British rule in Ireland, they steadfastly oppose imperialism, fascism, and racism nationally and internationally. I can see where the United States government might have a problem with that... more →

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Killer Movie

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If you’re in the mood to experience aboriginal endurance in 20th century Australia, check out The Tracker DVD, with awesome soundtrack by Archie Roach. For those not familiar with Mr. Roach, he’s the premier Aborigine recording artist, who along with his wife provides vital support to troubled aboriginal youth... more →

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