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Category: Artby - Rudolph Ryser

A Luo President of the United State

January 01, 2008

US Senator Barack Obama is a student of political science, international relations and American law. He is a leading candidate for the presidency of the United States of America and…

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Nations within the State

January 01, 2008

The Financial Times, New York Times and BBC increasingly report stories about growing conflicts between Fourth World nations and powerful states like the United States, Britain and Russia. Reports that…

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Strategic Opposition

December 12, 2007

I’m only half way through A Quiet Revolution by Mary Elizabeth King, but I can already say that her analysis of the first Palestinian intifada, as well as her detailed…

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Climate Change Negotiations must include Fourth World Nations

December 12, 2007

Virtually every Fourth World nation has experienced a form of climate change since the beginning of global colonization in the 11th century. It was then that Skanians (sometimes called Vikings)…

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Addressing Balance in Bolivia

December 12, 2007

The battle between the “haves” and the “havenots” has been joined as Bolivia begins to consider fundamental changes in that country’s constitution. Originally designed to disenfranchise the majority indigenous populations…

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Local and accessible

December 12, 2007

It is often said that progress is inevitable and that things will always get better as a result of progress. In recent years my own observation, as I am sure…

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Human Need and Nature’s Capacity to Restore

November 11, 2007

In Canada and the United States about 5% of tribal economies are so-called “informal.” In Mexico about twenty percent of the indigenous community economy is considered by conventional economists as…

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West Papua National Coalition for Liberation call for peace talks

November 11, 2007

                                                                                        19th November 2007 The West Papua National Coalition for Liberation (WPNCL) has called on the President of Indonesia, Dr. Haji Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, to enter into peace talks…

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Mexico is Booming, The People Suffer

November 11, 2007

As I looked out of my window flying from  Monterey, Mexico to Houston, Texas one afternoon two weeks ago I looked out on a landscape that once contained hundreds of…

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Its not easy Being “Green”

November 11, 2007

The Russians dump nuclear waste in the Arctic seas, the Republic of Congo sees companies with the consent of some government officials dump 20 metric tons of toxic waste into…

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Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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