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New International Security Structures for Nations and for States

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Leaders of Indigenous peoples in the Americas are meeting on October 12 in La Paz, Bolivia to “put some teeth” in the 13 September 2007 United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Representatives meeting in what they called the “Encounter for World Indigenous Peoples’ Historic Victory” have come together to lay down some [&hellip... more →

Power Sharing in Iraq

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The state of Iraq is an artifact of the First World War that was never truly governable as a unitary state. If Iraq was ever to exist as a state at all, it would have to be organized as a federal state where many different nations would share in the exercise of power and the [&hellip... more →

“Mestizo,” vs “Indígena”

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“Don’t touch those tennis shoes!” is the command said directly or otherwise implied. By this command, Fourth World peoples are directed to stay as their ancestors were and not live as modern human beings. This has been the way of the settler descendants to keep indigenous peoples from claiming their powers and rights. Descendants of [&hellip... more →

Internationalizing Indian Rights

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Bolivian president Evo Morales, an Aymaran, spoke before the United Nations General Assembly as a head of state. Before speaking Morales met with Haudenosaunee, Oglala Lakota and Cree leaders at a U.N. Permanent Forum for Indigenous Issues hosted meeting requested by President Morales. The meeting of Bolivia’s president with Fourth World nation leaders in New [&hellip... more →

Walloons and Flemish may go on their own

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The Flemish are not sure they want to be in the same independent country–Belgium–with the Walloons.  After centuries of living together, these two peoples may decide to go on their own. Like the dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1993 creating the two separate states of the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic the two main nations [&hellip... more →

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