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The Point of Protest

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Activism for social change — on whatever subject — relies on the sequential formula for success Research, Education, Organizing, Action. Social forums, convergences, marches and other forms of protest fall under the Education category. Organizing for social change follows up on the awareness generated by educational events, and includes discussions of strategy and tactics that [&hellip... more →

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NGOs: Corporate Nodes on Society’s Central Nervous System

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Corporate or Foundation-endowed NGOs are global finance’s way of buying into resistance movements, literally like shareholders buy shares in companies, and then try to control them from within. They sit like nodes on the central nervous system, the pathways along which global finance flows. They work like transmitters, receivers, shock absorbers, alert to every impulse, [&hellip... more →

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Full Spectrum Dominance

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As the infosphere becomes inundated by fossil-fueled front groups like 350, psychological warfare leading up to climate change week in New York (September 20-26) will play a distorting role in the public imagination; spectacle above all! Blaming the fossil fuel industry for climate change — while ignoring the fossil fuel demand by hypocritical consumers — [&hellip... more →

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Random Thoughts on Finding Balance in a Chaotic World

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One of the most difficult aspects of doing social justice work of any kind is maintaining a sense of optimism about the world we live in. I struggle with it all the time; as a person of Native descent I know all too much about my family’s history and the larger history of American and [&hellip... more →

False Hope

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The globalization of poverty through privatization initiatives and austerity measures — enforced by the IMF and World Bank on behalf of Wall Street — would never have been possible were it not for the psychological warfare waged against public consciousness over the last three decades. As concepts, humanitarian warfare, indigenous capitalism, and free market environmentalism [&hellip... more →

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