The ‘White Saviour’ Deal For Nature

By Gert Van Hecken and Vijay Kolinjivadi, Green European Journal. -

There is no denying that the world’s biodiversity is under serious threat. A recent proposal that has gained significant traction to address this decline is to designate 30 per cent of the [...]

Native Mascots Are A Direct Result Of America’s Fabricated Colonial History

By Kelsi Rae Barron, Last Real Indians. -

The negligence of our nation’s history has allowed for the continued racist representation of Native Americans, specifically when discussing their representation as mascots in amateur and [...]

Barbados: The Long Road To The Republic

By Richard Drayton, Black Agenda Report. -

On November 30, 2021, on the 55th anniversary of its political independence, Barbados will become a republic. It is commonly assumed this was some sudden decision by Mia Mottley’s government. The [...]

60 Years After His Death, Fanon’s Ideas Remain The Weapons Of The Oppressed

By Danny Shaw, Toward Freedom. -

Born and raised in what is still France’s Caribbean island colony of Martinique, Fanon was exposed to and shaped by the everyday class and race relations that characterized the island in the [...]

Eritrea Versus AFRICOM: Defending Sovereignty From Imperialist Aggression

By Dina M. Asfaha And Tunde Osazua , Black Agenda Report. -

The U.S. has built military-to-military relations with 53 out of the 54 African countries that include agreements to cede operational command to AFRICOM, the U.S. Africa Command. The broad [...]

Land Acknowledgements To Honor Indigenous People Often Do Opposite

By Elisa J. Sobo, Michael Lambert, And Valerie Lambert, The Conversation. -

Many events these days begin with land acknowledgments: earnest statements acknowledging that activities are taking place, or institutions, businesses and even homes are built, on land previously [...]

Empty Words And Colonialism, Or Treaty Rights And Self Determination?

By Charmaine White Face, Red Abya Yala. -

On Friday, Oct. 8, 2021, United States President Joe Biden issued a first-ever Proclamation for Indigenous Peoples’ Day. The first two sentences state:  “Since time immemorial, American [...]

Deepening The Resistance To Police Terror

By the Black is Back Coalition. -

The Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations is holding its annual rally, March on the White House and conference on November 6 and 7, 2021. It is part of the continuous [...]

Six Nations Lawsuit ‘Will Result In A Significant Damage Award’

By Brett Forester, APT National News. -

Officials at Crown-Indigenous Relations worry the Crown may lose a lawsuit launched by Six Nations of the Grand River’s elected council over the community’s numerous outstanding land claims, [...]

Where Flowers Find No Peace Enough To Grow

By Vijay Prashad, Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. -

On 13 July 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a landmark resolution on the prevalence of racism and for the creation of an independent mechanism made up of three [...]

The Horrific Truths About Indian Boarding Schools Are Gaining Attention

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

Due in part to Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the horrific truths about what children and their families endured and the graves of the children who were murdered in the residential [...]

Capitalism Cannot Exist Without Imperialism

By Rania Khalek, Breakthrough News. -

Prahbat Patnaik, professor emeritus at JNU, joins Rania Khalek on her program Dispatches to discuss the argument he lays out in his book A Theory of Imperialism, which argues that capitalism was [...]

How To Wreck A Black Nation In The Age Of ‘Black Lives Matter’

By Taytu Bitul, Black Agenda Report. -

Folks, having spent much time navigating my way through the twilight zone that is American Foreign Policy, I feel compelled to share with you all how the cynical (but very real) game of [...]

Toward An Abolitionist Approach To Anti-Asian Violence

By Dylan Rodriguez, Society and Space. -

Atrocities targeting people and bodies we identify as our own tend to incite powerful feelings of exception.  A shared sense of singular vulnerability and violation circulates virally, and the [...]

Joint Submission To UN Special Rapporteur Over Israel’s Settler-Colonial, Apartheid Regime

On 30 April 2021, the Palestinian Human Rights Organizations Council (PHROC); Cairo Institute for Human Rights Studies; and Habitat International Coalition – Housing and Land Rights Network [...]