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Fourth World Eye

  • Israel’s Occupation not Legal: UN Security Council


    The United Nations Security Council voted 14-0 in favor of a resolution citing Israel’s occupation of Palestinian lands as having “no legal validity.” The resolution was originally offered by Egypt and then four states (New Zealand, Malaysia, Senegal and Venezuela) asked that the Security Council vote. The resolution essentially states that Israel’s 50 year occupation… more

  • China’s Eyes & Ears on Uyghurs


    UYGHURSTAN IS UNDER THE WATCHFUL EYES AND EARS of Beijing with 200,000 military, 24-hour patrols and police depots keeping watch on “telephone recharging states, WiFi, umbrellas, wheelchairs and hot tea” to control the Uyghur population. The People’s Republic of China is now implementing George Orwell’s “1984” in the capital of Urumqi, towns, villages and communities of… more

  • The Chicago School


    In Let Us Now Praise Wealthy Men?: Structural Poverty, Religiously (Re)Considered, Peter Laarman interviews Joerg Rieger, a leading theological thinker in relation to economic justice. As Rieger notes, wealth is about power, and the goal of the culture we have created is to please them and to follow their wishes. This servility and deference to… more



    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is scheduled for burial on January 20. Protesting pollution from toxic and carcinogenic chemicals will have no effect on the incoming administration, other than securing jail time for those involved. And Indian Country will be ravaged. more

  • Twenty-five Tribal Members earn CWIS-CTM Certificates in Herbal Medicines


    Twenty-five Tulalip, Muckleshoot and Colville Tribal members earned Center for Traditional Medicine Herbal Medicines Certificates after nine-months of intensive studies under the instruction of Valerie Segrest from the Muckleshoot Tribe. Ten members of the Tulalip Tribes in Washington State, USA were awarded the Center for World Indigenous Studies Center for Traditional Medicine Herbal Medicines Certificate.… more