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  • Liberating Mother Earth

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    Mario Murillo writes in Colombia Journal of the struggle for the defense of indigenous rights in Colombia. Enduring brutal repression by the US–backed Colombian military and National Police, the indigenous movement in Colombia is now organizing to survive Plan Colombia—the culmination of centuries of genocide by the conquering aristocracy, now in bed with the United… more

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  • Learning to be More

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    In Motion Magazine interviews Raymundo Sanchez Barraza about the indigenous intercultural system of informal education in Chiapas, Mexico. In A University Without Shoes, Barraza explains that saying no to established power — which is in terminal crisis — requires both understanding the historic world system, as well as developing a world vision based on “learning… more

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  • Time to Help

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    Ending Colonialism Latin American leaders support Morales at the UN, where Bolivia’s president has taken the lead in ending colonialism against indigenous peoples of the world. You can help. We did. more

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  • Prophets of Doom

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    America didn’t suddenly become a nuthouse, that took some effort. While it’s always been home to religious fanatics and prophets of doom, it’s only by the mainstreaming of these damaged people that it seems like our society has come unhinged. Not to downplay the public harm and threat to democracy that unleashing this violent milieu… more

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  • Radically Democratic

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    In United Yet Autonomous, Victor W. Pickard examines Indymedia global news network in terms of its sustainability as a radically democratic organization. Created in 1999 to provide noncorporate accounts of grassroots political events, the IMC communicative structures represent what Pickard notes is a “radical democratic discourse manifesting in democratic communication processes [that] serves as the… more

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