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  • Constructing Reality

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    In The Changing Context of News Work, Mark Deuze examines journalism as a social institution. As Deuze observes, in the era of the Internet, journalism has turned to interpreting rather than reporting, reflecting an “arrogant occupational ideology out of touch with the lived reality of its constituencies”. Within this new media ecosystem, Deuze notes, “media… more

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  • Generosity of Spirit

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    With the generosity of spirit that emerged in the 1960s, a willingness and desire to make amends for past wrongs committed against indigenous and other mistreated peoples threatened the ability of aristocrats to continue perpetrating these wrongs for power and profit. The public re-examination in the 1970s of what America stood for, and how that… more

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  • Reality of Reconquest

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    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

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  • World Care and Tibet

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    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

  • Preventing Elitism

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    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

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