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  • Real News

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    The Real News coverage of the conflict in Bolivia was exemplary. You’re not going to find honesty and accuracy like this anywhere else on world TV. If for no other reason, Real News deserves your support. more

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  • License to Steal

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    The U.S. District Court decision last week on the Indian trust fund case is disappointing, but no surprise. Acknowledging that the government of the United States systematically stole their resource royalties for 120 years (and still is), the court awarded the plaintiffs what the perpetrating agency attorneys recommended — 1% of what was stolen. The… more

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  • Revanchist Russia, Georgia & Nations in the Middle

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    When Georgia declared it’s independence from the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the Nations of Abkhazia (on the western edge of Georgia) and South Ossetia (on the north-central edge of Georgia also declared their independence. Under the internationally recognized right of political self-determination Georgia had not only the right, but the self-proclaimed duty to establish… more

  • Public Good

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    According to Paul de Armond, research director for the Public Good Project, “We are on the cusp of the biggest movement of social transformation that has hit this country in a generation.” Among other things, he notes, that means the number of potential recruits is more than we’ve seen since the 1960s. As I noted… more

  • Salting the Mine

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    I was thinking about a story I recently read documenting how missionaries in Thailand prey on the prostitution that results from the cultural destruction they contribute to, when I came across an article about weaponizing culture by following the links in this post by Melissa Farley. As the article points out, using American universities as… more

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