Landback: Indigenous Peoples Regain Redwoods Forest Lands

by Minnie Bruce Pratt, published on Workers World, February 9, 2022 Indigenous peoples regain redwoods forest lands on unceded land of the Onondaga Nation, Haudenosaunee Confederacy. The growing LandBack movement by Indigenous nations won another significant victory Feb. 1, when more than 500 acres of the “Lost Coast” in California was transferred to the InterTribal Sinkyone Wilderness Council. (sinkyone.org) The[…]

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Clyde Bellecourt: the Thunder Before the Storm

by Stephanie Tromblay, published on Workers World, January 18, 2021 Hundreds gathered to honor the life of Clyde Bellecourt, White Earth Ojibwe, in Minneapolis, Jan. 13. Bellecourt, 85, was the last living founding member of the American Indian Movement and a lifelong civil-rights activist known worldwide. (Star Tribune, Jan. 13) Bellecourt, whose Ojibwe name is Neegawnwaywidung, (the Thunder Before the[…]

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Africa in Review 2021: Regional Conflict and the Role of Imperialism

by Abyome Azikiwe, published on Pan African News Wire, December 31, 2021 Since 2020, the number of military interventions in African politics has accelerated. However, what is often overlooked is the role of western governments and their military institutions in the deliberate undermining of national and regional stability. The North African state of Libya is a prime example of the[…]

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The U.S. Is Destroying the Lives of the People of Afghanistan

by Barry Sheppard, published on Socialist Action, November 22, 2021 When the U.S. left Afghanistan in August it also froze almost all foreign aid to the country. It has now come to light that the major part of the economy under the U.S. military and its puppet government was completely dependent on that foreign aid. In other words, the U.S.[…]

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‘We Became Visible’ – a Sandinista’s View on Autonomy

by Johnny Hodgson, published on Workers World, November 19, 2021 The Sandinista revolution established the mission to create a new nation, a new Nicaraguan nationality, a multiethnic, multicultural and multilingual country, where the Indigenous and Afro-descendant would have the possibility of participating on an equal basis in the construction of this new Nicaraguan nation. We reached the conclusion that for[…]

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World Gathering of Peoples for Our Mother Earth and against the Climate Crisis – Conclusions Document

by Justine Teba, published on The Red Nation, October 23, 2021 Global Encounter of Peoples in Favor of Mother Earth and Against the Climate Crisis Topic 1. Facing the climate crises structurally from the perspective of the peoples. Topic 2. Urgent calling of Mother Earth to combat the climate crisis. Topic 3. Integral actions to combat the climate crisis and[…]

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U.S. Delegation Demands: Defend Nicaragua!

Published on Workers World, October 11, 2021 From Managua, Nicaragua Nicaragua’s Alliance for Global Justice delegation visited Nicaragua to learn about the advances of the Sandinista government over the last 15 years. The object of the visit was to counter the tsunami of false information daily churned out by the U.S. State Department and its allies in the national and[…]

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Decolonization : Survival : Water : Life

by Steven Salaita, published on Mondoweiss, October 11, 2021 During the summer of 2016, thousands of people representing dozens of nations converged on the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in the American state currently known as South Dakota.  They arrived to prevent the destruction of land and water by a foreign oil company.  Energy Transfer Partners of Dallas, a regular in[…]

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Columbus Day Toppled in Boston

by K. James, published on Workers World, October 12, 2021 A stunning victory for the people of Boston, and for Indigenous people everywhere! The message is clear: we can replace ‘Columbus’ Day with ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day  [jb] In a major victory for Indigenous people everywhere, Boston Mayor Kim Janey signed an Executive Order declaring the second Monday in October to[…]

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Indigenous People’s Day Reminds Us To Acknowledge And Support Indigenous Struggles

by Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, October 21, 2021 Today is Indigenous Peoples Day. Across the country, a growing number of cities and states are recognizing this day in place of the traditional Columbus Day. This change reflects the growing awareness that holidays like Columbus Day are used to rewrite the past and uphold institutions of white supremacy, racism[…]

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