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Artby – Rudolph Ryser

The Failure of Anti-Terrorist Militarism


The US government on Tuesday, 21 October 2008 without explanation dropped all war crimes charges against five men who have been held without trial at the secretive prison at Guantanamo, Cuba. As if caught in Sisyphus-like existence for an eternity, the American government created a black hole into which mostly victims of vigilante justice have [&hellip... more →

Stealth Candidates rooted in Anti-Indian Movement


Where did the anti-democracy, anti-government, bigoted, theocratic candidate for Vice President come from? Commentators have been assuming Palin arose through the conventional political system, earning the right to serve the public in government. The truth is she did rise through the conventional politic system using the Republic Party as the vehicle, but she started with [&hellip... more →

Addressing Balance in Bolivia


Originally posted 2008-07-26 10:14 am The battle between the “haves” and the “have-nots” has been joined as Bolivia begins to consider fundamental changes in that country’s constitution. Originally designed to disenfranchise the majority indigenous populations and confirm power in the hands of the fewer descendants of conquistadors and immigrant settlers the present Constitution leaves the [&hellip... more →

Bolivia’s Wealthy Minority Brings New Crisis


Manuel Rozenthal (Manuel Rozental <>) sent this dispatch on the growing political crisis in Bolivia. As I have discussed in earlier posts what happens between the minority wealthy and indigenous people majority in Bolivia will say volumes about the future of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. New laws in states with [&hellip... more →

Forest Gardening and BioCultural Diversity


Global biological and cultural diversity are essential to the Earth’s health, and ancient native “forest gardening” practices are of major importance to promoting such diversity. The Kuikuro people of the Upper Xingu region of the Brazilian Amazon are apparently the descendants of a remarkable civilization that built a complex of hamlets and villages around a [&hellip... more →

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