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  • Our Sacred Obligation

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    Our Sacred Obligation, a documentary by Lummi filmmaker Freddy lane, tells the story of the 2014 totem pole journey, and Lummi Nation’s efforts to unite communities in opposing fossil fuel export on the Salish Sea. Traveling from the Wyoming coal fields to Vancouver, British Columbia, the traditional totem pole — created by Lummi master carver… more

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  • Avaaz: Imperial Collaborator

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    Middle East Monitor reports on Avaaz, “the imperialist collaborator” that “has contributed to rendering Palestinians subservient to Israel’s colonial demands”. As noted at Mint Press News, “Recent history indicates that Avaaz’s alleged democratic mission has more to do with U.S. policy of conquest and exploitation of the Middle East’s natural resources, rather than freedom for… more

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  • Extraordinary Demographic Growth

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    Since the founding of the UN in 1945, the world’s population has tripled, with 28 mega-cities (over 10 million). Urban populations in this time period went from 30% to 54% of global humanity. Refugees, asylum seekers, and internally displaced persons now top 50 million. It is expected the world’s population will grow from 7 billion… more

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  • Economic Warfare

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    As reported at CounterPunch, Dollar Imperialism is due to the fact that the U.S. Federal Reserve (the world’s de facto central bank) has veto authority at the International Monetary Fund. Reserve currency policy — which amounts to economic warfare — complements U.S. military hegemony. As Michele Brand and Remy Herrera note, currency instability and market… more

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  • Sovereignty and Treaty Protection

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    For indigenous peoples, protecting themselves from attack has to be done simultaneous with developing self-determination infrastructure. One area they must pay attention to is the role of religious bigotry and organized racism, especially in mainstream media and NGOs devoted to terminating indigenous nations. A microcosm of this indigenous challenge can be found in the Wall… more

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