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Winds of New Cold War Howling in the Arctic Circle

by Vijay Prashad, produced by Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research and published on Consortium News, January 17, 2023 In 1996, the eight countries on the Arctic rim — Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States — formed the Arctic Council, a journey that began in 1989 when Finland approached the other countries to hold a discussion about[…]

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Allegations of Genocide Return to Peru

by John Bart Gerald, published on NightsLantern, January 17, 2023 The Peruvian Prosecutor’s Office has placed she who claims the country’s presidency, Dina Bolurate under investigation for crimes including genocide, resulting from her government’s treatment of protesters who prefer the elected President Pedro Castillo. Now much of her government is under investigation for genocide (“genocide, qualified homicide and serious injuries”[…]

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Threat of More U.N. Sanctions on Haiti

by G. Dunkel, published on Workers World, January 6, 2023 While the huge social, economic and political problems of Haiti have slipped out of the news, if anything they have intensified over the past few months. According to Helen La Lime, Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Haiti and Head of BINUH (U.N. Integrated Office in Haiti), “Close[…]

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From Reproductive Rights to the Hijab, Our Bodies, Our Choice

by Alison Bodine and Janine Solanki, published in Fire This Time, Vol 16, Issue 10-11, November 2022 The Rise and Fall of Roe v. Wade On January 22, 1973, in the midst of the women’s liberation movement, the U.S. Supreme Court made the historic ruling in the case of Roe v. Wade to grant women the constitutional right to have[…]

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‘We Have Survived and Flourished’: Massive Turnout on National Day of Mourning

By Will Hodgkinson posted on Workers World, November 29, 2022 Kisha James (Aquinnah Wampanoag and Oglala Lakota), co-leader of United American Indians of New England (UAINE), opened the rally by telling the history of NDOM, which was founded in 1970 by her grandfather, the late Wamsutta Frank James. Kisha James quoted an account of the first NDOM by Russell Means[…]

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Indigenous People Push Back Against US ‘Thanksgiving Mythology’

The United American Indians of New England and allies gathered at noon Thursday at Cole’s Hill in Plymouth, Massachusetts for the 53rd National Day of Mourning—an annual tradition that serves as “a day of remembrance and spiritual connection, as well as a protest against the racism and oppression that Indigenous people continue to experience worldwide.” “We don’t have any issues[…]

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Haiti and the Debt of Independence

by Yves Engler, published on Countercurrents, September 4, 2022 In the vast history of imperialist exploitation few episodes match the depravity of Haiti’s debt of independence. Military blackmail of a small country by a superpower, prioritizing “property rights” over human rights, racial capitalism, a sellout “light skinned” local bourgeoise and the way our past haunts the present are all part[…]

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Political Prisoners in the USA

by AFGJ Staff, published on The Alliance for Global Justice, August 15, 2022 ** Read “While Claiming to Defend Freedom Around the World, the U.S. Has Dozens of Political Prisoners—and the Majority are People of Color”, a comprehensive analysis of Political Imprisonment in the United States today. Introduction Below is a list of individuals who are currently incarcerated in the[…]

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U.S. Supreme Court Attacks Tribal Sovereignty – Again

by Will H.K. James and W. James, published on Workers World, July 18, 2022 Another disturbing decision from today’s reactionary supreme court which, during the same session, landed a lethal blow on a woman’s right to control her own body, on EPA regulations reflecting the public’s desire to protect the environment from the byproducts of corporate greed, and on  state’s[…]

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