Image: People wave Libyan flags from a car during celebrations for the one-year anniversary of the “February 17 Revolution” (source) The Guardian, One year on: chaotic Libya reveals the perils of humanitarian intervention. The mission to remove Gaddafi was a noble one. But … Continue reading
Who is Walter Rodney? Via Nate H.
I saw two really powerful messages today. Each one is by kids and about kids. 1. As seen on colorlines, Lakota students from Rosebud, South Dakota posted a powerful rebuttal to the ABC 20/20 special Children of the Plains. The students’ video challanges … Continue reading
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“… ‘Europe’ is morally, spiritually indefensible. And today the indictment is brought against it, not by the European masses alone, but on a world scale, by tens and tens of thousands of millions of men who, from the depths of … Continue reading
NPR reports: Years ago, thousands of Native American children were forcibly removed from their homes and sent to boarding schools, where the motto of the schools’ founder was “Kill the Indian, Save the Man.” Children lost touch with their culture, … Continue reading
Speaking of global politics, everyday life…. (Thanks, Sheryl)