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Clean Energy: New Age Ghost Dance

September 25, 2014

BDS against Israel, and formerly against South Africa, used the three-part formula of Boycott Divestment Sanction. Divestment, as used by 350, omits boycott and sanction, and limits divestment to meaningless,…

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Divest-Invest Shell Game

September 23, 2014

One of the recurring scenes in the iconic comic strip Charlie Brown is the one where his sister Lucy holds the ball for Charlie to kick, promising not to move…

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Rockefellers Divest from Fossil Fuels

September 22, 2014

On the heels of yesterday’s historic climate march (which according to some estimates drew nearly 400,000 people), today the Rockefeller Brothers Fund announced its new fossil fuel divestment campaign. Divestment…

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Fellow Travelers

September 20, 2014

Garikai Chengu explains Islamic terrorism as a product of U.S. policy, funding and intervention on behalf of Israel, Wall Street and the military elite.

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Rapture in Blue

September 18, 2014

Witnessing the radical blue rants, escalating in anticipation of this weekend’s revival in Manhattan, one is reminded of charismatic church gatherings that in 1999 preceded the millenium celebrations. Lots of…

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Never Land: The Chimera of Clean Energy

September 18, 2014

The Climateers demand to end fossil fuels is so nonsensical, no one but progressives would suggest it. This gets into the Never Land fantasies, so pervasive in this milieu. Our…

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Scottish Independence On Democracy Now!

September 17, 2014

Amy Goodman from the popular news program Democracy Now! today covered the topic of Scotland’s impending independence, slated for tomorrow. In the segment she interviews British historian Sam Wetherell and…

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Comedic Relief: Scotland’s Bid

September 16, 2014

On Thursday, September 18, Scotland will take to the polls to vote “yea” or “nay” on a referendum to secede from Great Britain. A simple majority in the affirmative will…

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Wall Street’s Indians

September 13, 2014

With so much focus on the BINGOs and RINGOs promoting the climate week hoopla, their counterparts that comprise the indigenous wing of the non-profit industrial complex sometimes get overlooked. While…

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RINGOs BINGOs Klein & Company

September 12, 2014

One week out from the climate week chaos, the anticipation of something historic — once again — generates a lot of noise, but not much learning. Learning will come later,…

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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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