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Rapture in Blue

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Witnessing the radical blue rants, escalating in anticipation of this weekend’s revival in Manhattan, one is reminded of charismatic church gatherings that in 1999 preceded the millenium celebrations. Lots of hysteria, little reason. Using the three strikes analogy, so popular in the US, Naomi Klein — the charismatic leader seemingly destined to soon rival Oprah [&hellip... more →

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Never Land: The Chimera of Clean Energy

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The Climateers demand to end fossil fuels is so nonsensical, no one but progressives would suggest it. This gets into the Never Land fantasies, so pervasive in this milieu. Our society would collapse without fossil fuels, yet the chimera of clean energy (whatever that is) lures Klein groupies like the sirens. Seductive energy tales, like [&hellip... more →

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Scottish Independence On Democracy Now!

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Amy Goodman from the popular news program Democracy Now! today covered the topic of Scotland’s impending independence, slated for tomorrow. In the segment she interviews British historian Sam Wetherell and musician Billy Bragg, who has been writing on the topic of Scottish independence for several years. Many things are at stake, including Scotland’s oil production. [&hellip... more →

Sovereign Scotland and More

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Scotland’s draft constitution begins with the words: “In Scotland, the people are sovereign.” The most basic decision a people can make is to exercise that sovereignty to govern themselves. On 18 September Scotland will decide its political future–to become free and accept the risks of a mature society or remain encumbered by a stodgy British [&hellip... more →

Politics? Self-Government

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CWIS drafted the Joint Statement of Constitutional and Customary Indigenous Governments that received the endorsement of eleven Fourth World governments in Africa, South and North America and Southeast Asia. The purpose of the Joint Statement was to respond to the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues agenda in May of 2014. The topic was “indigenous [&hellip... more →

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