the most important news of the millennium

The Most Important News Story of the Day/Millennium by Bill McKibben The most important piece of news yesterday, this week, this month, and this year was a new set of statistics released yesterday by the Global Carbon Project. It showed that carbon emissions from our planet had increased 5.9 percent between 2009 and 2010. In […]

3 Remarkable Occupations You Haven’t Heard Enough About

The Occupy protests bear a striking resemblance to one another in spirit, courage and resolve. November 3, 2011 http://www.alternet.org/story/152959/3_remarkable_occupations_you_haven%27t_heard_enough_about?page=entire Occupy Wall Street has spread like wildfire to all corners of the globe. No matter the distance between them, the protests bear a striking resemblance to one another in spirit, courage and resolve. The non-hierarchical decentralized […]

hostile indian tribes

Ann Tweedy on Indian Self-Defense and the Second Amendment From the crit: Ann E. Tweedy “[H]OSTILE INDIAN TRIBES . . . OUTLAWS, WOLVES . . . BEARS . . . GRIZZLIES AND THINGS LIKE THAT?” HOW THE SECOND AMENDMENT AND SUPREME COURT PRECEDENT TARGET TRIBAL SELF-DEFENSE Here is the introduction: This article examines the history […]

Mohawk: An Open Letter and Appeal to the Global “Occupy Wall Street” Movement

From Those who have Faced Occupation for Centuries – An Open Letter and Appeal to the Global “Occupy Wall Street” Movement – From Those who have Faced Occupation for Centuries My name is Rawennatshani and I am an adopted member of the Turtle clan of the Onkwehonwe people, known to you as the Mohawk Nation. […]

zombie pandemic (cdc)

CDC has a fun new way of teaching the importance of emergency preparedness. Their new graphic novel, “Preparedness 101: Zombie Pandemic” demonstrates the importance of being prepared in an entertaining way that people of all ages will enjoy. Readers follow Todd, Julie, and their dog Max as a strange new disease begins spreading, turning ordinary people […]

pine ridge meets diane sawyer (on 20/20)

“A Hidden America: Children of the Plains” Diane Sawyer files this report about Pine Ridge on Friday’s 20/20… Posted on October 12, 2011 by wdaywdaztvprogramming Diane Sawyer Takes an In-Depth look at the Young Dreamers and Survivors of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Fighting Against Decades of Neglect, Airing Friday, October 14 @ 9pm on […]

the future of tribes (1800s) (history in canada)

THE FUTURE OF THE INDIAN TRIBES What do you think was Morris’ intent here?? From the Eagle Watch #182, October 12, 2011 Excerpt from: http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext04/tcnnd10h.htm The Treaties of Canada with The Indians of Manitoba and the North-West Territories by Alexander Morris, 1880 [he was the head Commissioner/ negotiator on behalf of the Crown for Treaties […]

native perspective on “occupy” movement

September 24, 2011 An Open Letter to the Occupy Wall Street Activists Thank you for your courage. Thank you for making an attempt to improve the situation in what is now called the United States. Thank you for your commitment to peace and non-violence. Thank you for the sacrifices you are making. Thank you. There’s […]

Emilio Estevez and Martin Sheen on THE WAY

OM-Times Magazine, October 2, 2011 “You can start alone, but you never end alone.” ~ Popular saying on the Camino De Santiago THE WAY, a film written and directed by Emilio Estevez and starring his father Martin Sheen, is the story of an unexpected gift a son hands off to his father, a gift that […]

Troy Davis – we are all Troy Davis

Activists for a Better World in Seattle WA JGE2@poetswest.com http://www.poetswest.com 23 September 2011 J. Glenn Evans TROY DAVIS September 21, 2011 was a sad day in America and for the world. The leaders of the state of Georgia, the US Supreme Court and the President of the United States all had the power to declare […]