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Education for What Kind of Society?

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“Get a good education!” urges every parent of their children. In the spirit of this command mothers and fathers in Fourth World families all over the Americas have been in the forefront of community efforts to establish “the best schools” for their children.  Unhappily, Indian peoples from the Inuit of northern Canada to the Mapuche [&hellip... more →

Tall Tales

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My northwest tribe was salmon people. The Great Silver Argatmor — who leaps from the underworld as Goll the mythical salmon, metamorphosed from the red horizon of the sun that sinks off Connacht and Donegal — is emblazoned on my family flag. For thousands of years they have celebrated the late winter returns to Lough [&hellip... more →

A Country in Spain

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Spain is redefining the modern state in a way that may be instructive for the resolution of instability and violence in failed states. Fictive states like Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, Burma, Lebanon, Zimbabwe, DR Congo, Nigeria, ; and bankrupt or shaky states like Nicaragua, Kenya, and Algeria are populated by many different nations that either contend [&hellip... more →

Sailing the Arctic

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In this map of the Arctic Ocean and the lands surrounding it, Le Monde diplomatique locates energy and mining resources within territories of the Arctic Council, whose participants include Inuit, Athabaskan, Gwich’in, Aleut, Saami, and Russian Indigenous Peoples of the North. Also delineated are sea routes which will come into permanent use within 10-15 years [&hellip... more →

The Children of Biafra Proclaim Independence–Again

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With their principal leader Dr. Ralph Uwazurike imprisoned, ill and purportedly tortured since October 2005 under orders from just replaced President Obsanjo the leaders of the Ibo, Igaw, Ogoni, Igibo and other nations agreed this summer to the establishment of the Republic of Biafra provisional government in exile. In 1967 just a few years after [&hellip... more →

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