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 [...]

COVID-19, The Climate Crisis, And Mutual Aid

By Tina Gerhardt, The Progressive. -

After COVID-19 struck in spring 2020, the absence of a concerted federal response prompted people across the country to begin self-organizing everything from food distribution to sewing squads to [...]

As A Native American, Here’s What I Want You To Know About Thanksgiving

By Corinne Oestreich, Huff Post. -

Native Americans don’t just live on reservations, we live in cities, and we live internationally. I grew up in the Silicon Valley of California. I was born in the city and have lived here my [...]

Energy Transitions And Colonialism

By Hamza Hamouchene, Africa Is A Country. -

The year 2020 has seen an unprecedented oil price crash, causing a shock to the fossil fuel industry. The impact has been brutal among oil companies, especially in the high-cost US shale oil [...]

On Contact: Origin Of White Supremacy

By Chris Hedges, RT. -

On the show this week, Chris Hedges discusses the origin of white supremacy and how it plays out in contemporary society with historian Gerald Horne. Horne is the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair [...]

UK And Hong Kong: Mutually Reinforced Ignorance

By Andre Vltchek, Popular Resistance. -

Three years ago, I visited Old Supreme Court Building in Hong Kong, also known as The Court of Final Appeal, together with my friend, an Afghan-British lawyer, who was on a personal mission of [...]