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Free Market Media

April 28, 2011

Writing for Religion Dispatches, University of Florida Religion and Nature professor Bron Taylor discusses International Mother Earth Day, and the attack on indigenous spirituality by the Free Market media flagship…

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Free Market Violence

April 26, 2011

As a species, community is integral to our health and well-being. The disintegration of community — especially among indigenous peoples — due to Free Market violence, poses a significant obstacle…

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A Peaceful Heart

April 25, 2011

Onondaga Chief Oren Lyons once said nature has no mercy, meaning what goes around comes around. Poisoning the planet poisons us. Chief Lyons went on to relate that the values…

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Between the Lines

April 24, 2011

Upside Down World interviews Marie-Monique Robin, author of Death Squadrons and Our Daily Poison. In her research on these topics — both made into documentary films — Robin revealed that…

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Infamy

April 23, 2011

Filmmaker Jillian Kestler-D’Amours reports on the ethnic cleansing in Jerusalem.

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Tracker

April 22, 2011

On April 4, the New South Wales Aboriginal Land Council launched Tracker, a new magazine offering analysis and investigation of land rights, Aboriginal issues, and the challenges of institutional racism…

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Privatization

April 21, 2011

Under globalization, state policy on everything — including energy — is determined by investment bank portfolios. An example of those is the oil portfolio of Goldman Sachs, who incidentally also…

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Fighting the National Security State

April 19, 2011

Invoking the jurisdictional authority of indigenous nations, while supported by international law, is nevertheless viewed by secret federal agencies as a threat to the national security state. Denying corporations and…

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Organizing Energy

April 15, 2011

Some of my best friends are political researchers and educators. A few of them make a living at this, but most are volunteers. While I once did research and used…

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Between Governance and Genocide

April 14, 2011

On March 25, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights held a hearing on the subject of indigenous jurisdiction arising in Andean states. As the international human rights regime explores legal…

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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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