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Legitimizing Theft

May 05, 2012

The Global Indigenous Youth Caucus, presenting at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues recently, made a case against the UN World Intellectual Property Organization as a monopolistic manifestation of…

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International Intervention

May 05, 2012

Writing at Indian Country Today, Karla E. General examines the conflict between the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and US law. In the wake of the Ninth…

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Fascist Infrastructure

May 05, 2012

Writing at Black Agenda Report, Dave Lindorff examines the National Operations Center through which the White House directs the coordinated efforts of federal, state and local police against Occupy. Also…

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A Lucrative System

May 05, 2012

Sometimes, the overwhelming violence in Mexico due to the drug trade can be bewildering, especially when innocent civilians, human rights activists and journalists are brutally murdered. But this violence, of…

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Anti-democratic Offensive

May 05, 2012

As the United States Departments of State and Defense gear up for a new round of destabilization campaigns in South America in 2013 and 2014, the second generation of democratic…

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Dismantling Colonialism

May 05, 2012

As the Canadian Truth and Reconciliation Commission on Residential Schools nears its halfway point in its five year mandate, its 2012 report makes clear that when they are through, the…

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Big is Beautiful

May 05, 2012

As noted on Climate Connections, when it comes to biomass, big is beautiful.

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Fantasy of the Fatherland

May 05, 2012

Someone famous once remarked that fascism would come to America with someone waving an American flag. At the time, I doubt the person making this noteworthy comment envisioned the flag-waver…

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Cultural Conflict

May 05, 2012

As illustrated by this Indian Country Today article about the Winnemem Wintu, the war between the United States of America and the Indigenous nations that underlay its boundaries is ongoing….

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Learning Peacefulness

May 05, 2012

In December 2005, Public Good Project — an organization for which I’ve served as administrative director since 1994 — co-sponsored On the Border, a national human rights conference to explore…

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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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