Excerpt: All of our well-publicized problems, including obesity, depression, pollution, and corruption are what it costs to create and sustain a trillion-dollar economy. For the economy to be “healthy,” this world has to remain unhealthy. (Read that again - for the economy to be healthy, the world has to remain unhealthy? WHAT the_?) (People have… Continue reading The 40 Hour Work Week: “Hungry Ghosts” | Bad Apples | Thirst | Rat Race
Gaslighter in Chief? I wanted to share an earlier post about gaslighting that was very enlightening. And it's driving journalists crazy! HERE Gaslighting is a manipulation tactic used to gain power. And it works too well. READ: Gaslighting: Know It and Identify It to Protect Yourself | Psychology Today *** Five suicides in Quebec indigenous… Continue reading Gaslighting: Protect Yourself | Quebec Suicides End Suffering | Trump: America’s gaslighter in chief
Reconnecting Trafficked Children with Their Families. Next Generation Nepal rebuilds family connections torn apart by child trafficking and helps rural communities become stronger, healthier places to raise their children. SEE: Next Generation Nepal - How We Work NGN Turns 10: A Decade of Rescuing and Reunifying Trafficked Children with their Families With your help, we… Continue reading Next Generation Nepal | “earthquake orphans” | Reconnecting Trafficked Children with Their Families
‘We are born of this earth, and this earth is ours. Niyamgiri belongs to us.’— Laksa Majhi Royal descendants of the mountain God The Niyamgiri hill range in Odisha state, eastern India, is home to the Dongria Kondh tribe. Niyamgiri is an area of densely forested hills, deep gorges and cascading streams. To be a… Continue reading Dongria Kondh – Royal descendants of the mountain God
What you need to know to take back your digital identity - and maybe even your soul. READ and LISTEN: Introducing: The Privacy Paradox - Note to Self - WNYC TECH ETHICS & DATA SURVIVALISM If you can’t stop thinking about privacy, well, neither can we. It’s doing wonders for our insomnia. Kidding! Manoush sat… Continue reading The Privacy Paradox | Google’s A.I. gets greedy | DuckDuckGo
From my friend Toritto: On June 2, 2014 I posted the below article concerning an Irish historian’s claim that hundreds of dead babies were to be found on the grounds of a “home” for unwed mothers run by … PLEASE READ: 800 Babies in a Mass Grave - a Re-Post/Update It's Friday and a good day to… Continue reading 800 Babies in a Mass Grave – a Re-Post/Update
The maker of baking products, muesli and pizza, promises to return any plundered art to heirs of Jewish owners READ: German baker Dr Oetker finds possible Nazi loot in company art collection Returns of cultural property Under the 1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of… Continue reading Nazi loot | Art Theft Crackdown | “Cultural Property” | Repatriation
Lucy Cannon Neel, Chairperson of the Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs presented at the Benson Village School on December 21, 2016. Lucy shared about the history and continued presence (of Indians in Vermont)… READ: Teach the Children Well Vermont eugenics: When our branding wasn't so sweet | Rutland Reader [AMAZING Truth!] Excerpt: ...Founded in… Continue reading Teach the Children Well | Vermont’s Abenaki History | Eugenics target Pirate Families and Indians?
READ: US Army Corps to Issue Easement for Completion of DAPL - Native News Online https://twitter.com/APNativeAmerica/status/827238951387799554 https://twitter.com/standearth/status/827238455616745472 https://twitter.com/belley121/status/827238222769975296 https://www.facebook.com/confluencedocumentary/videos/1358973087486299/ https://www.facebook.com/confluencedocumentary/videos/1358973087486299/
...but will the media pay attention at all? READ: Native Americans expect nothing good from Trump... | USA | Al Jazeera https://twitter.com/cann4ing/status/824302292056674305 READ: Performative Sovereignty and DAPL (#NoDAPL) Since 2013 I've been developing a book project on the relationship between Indian treaties and Native American sovereignty and Origins magazine asked me to write an essay… Continue reading Native Americans expect nothing good from Trump… | What’s LOVE got to do with it | Are things getting weird enough?
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U.S. Decline to Banana Republic
Now is not the time to stop. NOW is the time to consider and reconsider what we read, write, and how we act and react.
By LT (wearing my heavy history hat) My cousin Charlie is saying he's in the fourth stage of grief - "If we can laugh it means we are in the Kubler-Ross 4th stage." I do think we need to laugh and cry. Last weekend I watched a live feed history symposium at Brown University in… Continue reading Last Real Indians | History Snobs ask Why Now? #SlaveryPublicHistory
By Winona LaDuke Special to News From Indian Country and Everybody Else Standing Rock is an unpredicted history lesson for all of us. More than any moment I recall since Wounded Knee, the Vietnam War, or the time of Martin Luther King, this moment stands as a crossroads in the battle for social justice. It… Continue reading [BREAKING NEWS] The Beginning is Near: The Deep North, Evictions and Pipeline Deadlines