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China’s Wild West Force in East Turkistan


Uyghurs are a distinct people with their territories claimed by the Peoples’ Republic of China. They are largely practicing Muslims and speak their own language. For more than sixty years the Uyghurs have agitated against the growing domination of their territory by Han-the majority population in China. The Chinese government enforces school instruction in Mandarin [&hellip... more →

Chickens Home to Roost: The Climate is most Foul


“If we don’t take urgent and ambitious action, the reality is that some small island developing states will not be around within a couple of decades – certainly not by the end of the century.” So spoke Barbados Delegate to the climate change preparatory talks Selwin Hart expressing the frustration of island states’, developing states, [&hellip... more →

Ecosystems and human culture key to GHG Cleanup


Let’s face it. The industrial age over the last few one hundred years has created a global mess of the environment including the air, water, land and fish and wildlife. Instead of cleaning up the mess the “business as usual” people have simply said, “Eh, leave it for the next generation to clean up.”  That [&hellip... more →

Stirring the Pot in the “Stans”


The NATO coalition operating in Afghanistan and the US Central Intelligence Agency operating in Pakistan are engaged in a war against a non-governmental organization (al Qaeda) and against non-state warriors (Taliban). Hundreds of combatants are being killed while thousands of civilians are also being killed. The unintended consequence of such mayhem?–growing opposition to NATO and [&hellip... more →

Corporate Violence Continues


There has been no greater challenge to the life, territory, culture and very existence of Fourth World peoples than that presented by the greed and impunity of unregulated resource extracting corporations. Royal Dutch Shell Oil corporation negotiated an out of court settlement of a 15 year lawsuit initiated by the New York City-based Centre for [&hellip... more →

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