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The flag of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland may look very different in the near future, as Northern Ireland and Scotland proceed toward reunification and independence, but for Wales — whose flag is not part of the UK flag design, devolution of powers from Westminster to Cardiff is unlikely to lead [&hellip... more →

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Consumption or Creation

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As noted in this discussion at First Perspective, there is a spiritual side of Idle No More. The rejection of consumption in favor of creation, it can be argued, is the driving force behind this social justice campaign... more →

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Fighting to the Death

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As China and Canada compete to plunder the copper and gold of the Amazon, South American politicians like Ecuador’s President Correa promote a new era of indigenous genocide alongside ecocide. Destroying the rivers and biodiversity of areas like the Condor in order to supply luxury commodities to Asia and North America, while exemplifying all that [&hellip... more →

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Selling Their Soul

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Northwest Washington Central Labor Council — the patsies for Peabody Coal’s proposed Gateway Pacific Terminal — recently whined about the fact that they wished it wasn’t a notoriously anti-union company they were getting in bed with, but since it might get them a couple hundred jobs at the expense of Coast Salish peoples and the [&hellip... more →

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Unity in Community

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As Harsha Walia writes in rabble.ca, the Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug (KI) and Wet’suwet’en nations of Ontario and British Columbia have their own laws and traditions that conflict with those of Canada. As such, asserting their jurisdiction over their indigenous territories to enforce their natural law sometimes means running afoul of the Canadian government. But as Walia [&hellip... more →

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