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Jerusalem Injustice

December 23, 2009

Leading Anti-Apartheid activist Jamal Juma has been arrested in Jerusalem. Mohammad Othman and Abdullah Abu Rahmeh have been detained without charges.

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Mapping Ethnocide

December 23, 2009

Mapping the Guarani may help them in their struggle against ethnocide.

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Breathless Buffoonery

December 22, 2009

As the progressives’ avant garde, futurists like Sara Robinson supply expertise in superficial semantics. In the leadup to Copenhagen, Ms. Robinson not only predicted the planetary prognosis, but also rewrote…

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BOLIVIA: Native People Take First Steps Towards Self-Government

December 22, 2009

Indigenous people, who make up more than 60 percent of the population in Bolivia, South America’s poorest country, are taking their first steps towards self-government under their own cultural traditions…

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Extinction History

December 20, 2009

UC Berkeley examines the history of species extinction in North America.

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Exhausting Exercise

December 19, 2009

As humankind prepares to polish off the last fossil fuels and fresh water over the coming decades, FRONTLINE examines in detail the magnitude of our consumption.

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Dipnote Deception

December 17, 2009

As U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issues threats to the government of Bolivia for continuing to exert its independence, even in the face of the continental reconquest planned for…

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Living on the Land

December 16, 2009

Nowhere Here in the Middle Indigenous living on the land in the Northern Territory of Australia is currently threatened by an international radioactive waste dump proposal pushed by the Australian…

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Totem Forests

December 15, 2009

To the Totem Forests, a collection of paintings and photos of coastal villages in early twentieth century British Columbia, is available online. The exhibit includes recent commentary by First Nations…

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Quakers Renounce Doctrine

December 14, 2009

The Quakers join the Episcopalians in renouncing the Doctrine of Discovery, the 16th century principle of international law that sanctioned genocide of indigenous peoples. As the legal tool that justified…

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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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