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Nations within the State

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The Financial Times, New York Times and BBC increasingly report stories about growing conflicts between Fourth World nations and powerful states like the United States, Britain and Russia. Reports that the United States military will expand its covert operations in the Pashtun tribal areas of Pakistan, NATO’s war against Pashtun forces in Afghanistan, British interventions [&hellip... more →

Strategic Opposition

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I’m only half way through A Quiet Revolution by Mary Elizabeth King, but I can already say that her analysis of the first Palestinian intifada, as well as her detailed documentation of the use of nonviolent resistance by the indigenous residents of the annexed and occupied territories over the last century of conflict with the [&hellip... more →

Climate Change Negotiations must include Fourth World Nations

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Virtually every Fourth World nation has experienced a form of climate change since the beginning of global colonization in the 11th century. It was then that Skanians (sometimes called Vikings) followed the westward currents in the north Atlantic to what became known as “new found land.” Changes brought on by colonizing populations in eastern Africa [&hellip... more →

Palestine Today

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While we’re taking some time with family and friends, here are some unusual photos from daily life in Palestine... more →

Sensibilities

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As a writer, I often find the limitations of language too restrictive for my sensibilities. I found these Sebastiao Salgado photo essays on human migrations particularly engaging... more →

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