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Michael James : Pictures from the Long Haul

Menominee Boys at the Battle of Mole Lake Historic Marker Crandon, Wisconsin, 1978. Photo by Michael James from his forthcoming book, Michael Gaylord James’  Pictures from the Long Haul. Pictures from the Long Haul:Duane and the Menominee warriors Duane was … finish reading Michael James : Pictures from the Long Haul

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JIm Simons : Remembering Cam Cunningham

Former Movement lawyer Cam Cunningham passed away this month. Photo by Alan Pogue / The Rag Blog.Defending the Movement:Remembering Cam Cunningham In 1971 we cleaned out our firm bank account and took off by car to the May Day action … finish reading JIm Simons : Remembering Cam Cunningham

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Bitter Tears : The Untold Story of Johnny Cash

Top, Cash’s album, “Bitter Tears,” met with opposition from the music industry. Below, Pima Indian Ira Hayes, celebrated by Johnny Cash, helped raise the flag at Iwo Jima, an act caught in the famous photograph by Joe Rosenthal. Hayes died … finish reading Bitter Tears : The Untold Story of Johnny Cash

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Peter Matthiessen : The Tragedy of Leonard Peltier

The Tragedy of Leonard Peltier Vs. the United States of America …this man’s life leaks away behind grim concrete walls for the unworthy purpose of saving face for the FBI and a U.S. Attorney’s Office… By Peter Matthiessen / November … finish reading Peter Matthiessen : The Tragedy of Leonard Peltier

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Leonard Peltier : Your Support Could Make the Difference

The clock ticks ever faster for Leonard Peltier Leonard’s release would do much to begin the healing process between the native community and the U.S. government. By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / Austust 11, 2009 By Tuesday, August … finish reading Leonard Peltier : Your Support Could Make the Difference

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Leonard Peltier Hearing Brings Hope for Freedom

Photos by Bill Hackwell / indybay.org.Leonard Peltier could leave prison by August 18 By Harvey Wasserman / The Rag Blog / July 30, 2009 For a formidable and growing global community of supporters, the prospect of Native American activist Leonard … finish reading Leonard Peltier Hearing Brings Hope for Freedom

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Harvey Wasserman : Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier Faces Parole Board

Leonard Peltier, founder of the American Indian Movement, faces the Parole Board today, July 28, 2009, after 33 years of incarceration.Today we ALL stand before Leonard Peltier’s Parole Board The circumstances of the prosecution, and the legal history of the … finish reading Harvey Wasserman : Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier Faces Parole Board

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Leonard Peltier : In the Spirit of Crazy Horse

Political Prisoner Leonard Peltier. Photo from High Times.In the Spirit of Crazy Horse I don’t want to spend the rest of my life in this prison. And I don’t want you to spend the rest of your life in some … finish reading Leonard Peltier : In the Spirit of Crazy Horse

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James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? J. Edgar Hoover and COINTELPRO

J. Edgar Hoover and friend.Part IWho Watches the Watchman? COINTELPRO and the Federal Government’sClandestine Attack on the U.S. Constitution By James Retherford / The Rag Blog / June 23, 2009 Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?— Juvenal, Satires, VI, 347 [A version … finish reading James Retherford : Who Watches the Watchman? J. Edgar Hoover and COINTELPRO

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Gentle Rage: Clyde Bellecourt Remembers the Birth of the American Indian Movement

Clyde Bellecourt, one of three founders of the American Indian Movement (AIM) in 1968.‘We had to create our own institutions. Even today, we can do that all across America.’By Brenda Norrell / August 13, 2008 SAN FRANCISCO — Clyde Bellecourt … finish reading Gentle Rage: Clyde Bellecourt Remembers the Birth of the American Indian Movement

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