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Category: Global Exchange

Lummi Win Opening Battle

May 13, 2016

The ‘historic victory’ for treaty rights is just the beginning of the fossil fuel export war between Coast Salish tribes and corporations like SSA Marine, BNSF Railway, Kinder Morgan, and…

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Earth Economics

May 6, 2016

The New Economy forms the core of the Sustainable Development Goals, whose target is the privatization of Indigenous and public resources worldwide by the world’s most powerful financial institutions, thereby…

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Axis of Evil

May 1, 2016

The ‘New Economy’ of ‘clean energy’ and ‘sustainable capitalism’ looks a lot like the old one.

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R2P

May 1, 2016

The theatre of catastrophe chorus line of R2P by social media marketing agencies, i.e. Avaaz, Purpose and Amnesty International supports the neoliberal model of global conquest by UN Security Council…

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Displaced Dispossessed Devalued

April 28, 2016

Owning Red: A Theory of Indian (Cultural) Appropriation situates and evaluates “intangible cultural property claims in a larger history of the legal dispossession of Indian property”.

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Just Say No to 350

April 25, 2016

Hijacking the environmental movement is a strategic long-term investment by the fossil fuel industry to cash in on the gullibility of young, impressionable climate change activists.

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Amazigh Autonomy

April 14, 2016

The indigenous people of North Africa, the Imazighen, survived the Arab conquest, and now face the threat of Islamic terrorism. In the chaotic aftermath of uprisings and NATO invasions, the…

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CWIS Response to United Nations-IP Participation

April 14, 2016

Essentially our goal and we believe the goal the President of the General Assembly should adopt is for indigenous peoples’ constitutional or customary governments and institutions to directly participate in…

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Transforming the Values

April 13, 2016

Presenting a new vision for the future of humankind is the result of a long preparation by the Fourth World. The history and future of this struggle is a dramatic…

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Crime and Pretense

April 10, 2016

Destroying Aboriginal self-determination in Australia is the subject of filmmaker John Pilger’s commentary Starvation of Australia’s Indigenous Peoples: Utopia’s Dirty Secret.

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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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