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The Body Politic

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The primary mission of institutions charged with protecting the public health is to contain outbreaks and to prevent epidemics associated with infectious disease. The first order of business in the public health regime is to isolate and study the various pathogens that pose such a threat to society, in order to determine the most effective [&hellip... more →

Barbarity of Scientific Times

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“The Stone Age may return on the gleaming wings of science” warned Winston Churchill in his Sinews of Peace Address in 1946. This statement seems to ring as true in contemporary times as back then. Diverse contemporary so-called western sciences are not open but very much closed systems, seemingly becoming more and more so. Science [&hellip... more →

Shoshone’s Territory Occupied

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The United States government is attempting to “put in the fix” on an Indian nation once again. A little more than fifty years ago Senator Henry M. Jackson (D. Washington) promoted the establishment of the Indian Claims Commission to resolve territorial claims by Indian nations that arise from “US government land takings.”  This was a [&hellip... more →

Just Cause

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The European Court of Justice might soon choose to consider an application by the Cornish Stannary Parliament. Citing discriminatory treatment by England in the Duchy of Cornwall — also known as the nation of Kernow — the Cornish petitioners’ case sounds in part like a British version of Cobell v Norton (the Indian Trust Fund [&hellip... more →

Tamil Community Trauma–Violence without End

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Dr. Leslie Korn of the Center for Traditional Medicine (an agency of the Center for World Indigenous Studies) began a three-year study of Community Trauma in a western Mexico comunidad in 1996. This ground-breaking study concluded that there are serious chronic health conditions (diabetes, heart disease, obesity, mental health problems, alcoholism, drug addictions and drug [&hellip... more →

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