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Tangled Up in Blue

September 09, 2014

The Rockefeller Bros. Circus September 19-26 in New York City — beginning with the People’s Climate March — includes a “Massive Coordinated Direct Action Against Climate Profiteers.” So what do…

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If Only We Believe: The New Green Economy

September 09, 2014

Rockefeller-influenced NGOs, or RINGOs, are arguably the Wall Street junta of the new green economy. As adept managers of advertising and public relations, RINGOs like 350 make regular use of…

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Progressive Self-Delusion: From Hope and Change to This Changes Everything

September 09, 2014

When Obama was running for president in 2008, a prevalent fantasy among progressives was that Obama was a cunning community organizer, who cleverly outfoxed America’s aristocracy, thus becoming the front-running…

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Privatized Progressives: A Green Country Club

September 09, 2014

Wall Street’s capture of the environmental movement via foundations and dependent NGOs has been so absolute and all-encompassing, that consumers of “green economics” don’t even think about it. It’s as…

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Poverty Pimping

September 09, 2014

Anyone who has observed politicians and developers in action knows that the quickest way to destroy community cohesion is through programs like the war on poverty. As it and other…

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The Point of Protest

September 09, 2014

Activism for social change — on whatever subject — relies on the sequential formula for success Research, Education, Organizing, Action. Social forums, convergences, marches and other forms of protest fall…

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NGOs: Corporate Nodes on Society’s Central Nervous System

September 09, 2014

Corporate or Foundation-endowed NGOs are global finance’s way of buying into resistance movements, literally like shareholders buy shares in companies, and then try to control them from within. They sit…

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Full Spectrum Dominance

September 09, 2014

As the infosphere becomes inundated by fossil-fueled front groups like 350, psychological warfare leading up to climate change week in New York (September 20-26) will play a distorting role in…

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Random Thoughts on Finding Balance in a Chaotic World

September 09, 2014

One of the most difficult aspects of doing social justice work of any kind is maintaining a sense of optimism about the world we live in. I struggle with it…

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False Hope

September 09, 2014

The globalization of poverty through privatization initiatives and austerity measures — enforced by the IMF and World Bank on behalf of Wall Street — would never have been possible were…

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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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