Tag Archives: Genocide

Lamar W. Hankins :
We must act on Islamic State genocide

There should be little doubt that the Islamic State has committed genocide; its leaders regularly admit to that continuing war crime. By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | October 25, 2015 “This is genocide.” Every time I read … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins :
We must act on Islamic State genocide

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Richard Jehn :
Violence, racism, and fundamentally changing
the United States

My specific proposal is to include explicit curriculum in our schools to teach the truth of our past. Seventy-seven years ago, civil rights activist and poet Langston Hughes wrote his chilling poem “Kids Who Die” to illuminate the horrors of … finish reading Richard Jehn :
Violence, racism, and fundamentally changing
the United States

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Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | Mr. Kurtz comes to America

In the spirit of Joseph Conrad, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz’s ‘Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States’ illuminates the genocidal destruction of the indigenous peoples of North America. By Ron Jacobs | The Rag Blog | September 8, 2014 Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz will … finish reading Ron Jacobs :
BOOKS | Mr. Kurtz comes to America

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Steve Russell :
The third time in Iraq is not the charm

The do-nothing Congress has to date done nothing. In better and more rational times there would already be a roaring debate. By Steve Russell | The Rag Blog | August 20, 2014 In my clearest memory of Iraq War I, … finish reading Steve Russell :
The third time in Iraq is not the charm

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James McEnteer :
Wahoo! It’s Indian Summer

As Washington Redskin fans debate the political correctness of their team name, Indians fans and detractors grapple with the propriety of the grinning visage of Chief Wahoo. By James McEnteer | The Rag Blog | April 10, 2014 It’s crazy … finish reading James McEnteer :
Wahoo! It’s Indian Summer

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Tony Platt : California Dreamin’

The Bloody Island Massacre of 1850 at the north end of Clear Lake, Lake County, California. Art from Manataka American Indian Council.  California Dreamin’ California’s public history mostly erases its tragic past, turning profound injustices, such as the genocide of … finish reading Tony Platt : California Dreamin’

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Tilting at Windmills : Don Quixote, the Israel Ballet, and the Dance of Apartheid

Don Quixote goes mad. Engraving by Gustave Doré. Image from Wikimedia Commons.Showing Israel’s ‘prettier face’:Don Quixote comes to Burlington Whether conscious or not, there is a deep irony in the choice of Don Quixote as a touring piece for the … finish reading Tilting at Windmills : Don Quixote, the Israel Ballet, and the Dance of Apartheid

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Robert Jensen : How I Stopped Hating Thanksgiving

“The First Thanksgiving,” painting by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1863–1930) / Wikimedia Commons.How I stopped hating ThanksgivingAnd learned to be afraid This is a society in which even progressive people routinely allow national and family traditions to trump fundamental human … finish reading Robert Jensen : How I Stopped Hating Thanksgiving

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‘The Mexican Genome’ : Big Science and Indian Genocide

‘Mexican People — Mexico Today and Tomorrow, 1934-35,’ by Diego Rivera. The manipulation of the genetic mapping of the indigenous peoples of Mexico is only one front on which Big Science aids and abets ethnic cleansing. By John Ross / … finish reading ‘The Mexican Genome’ : Big Science and Indian Genocide

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Canada Convicts Rwandan War Criminal

If this can happen, then surely we can also bring people such as George W. Bush and Dick Cheney to justice. Genocide in Rwanda or genocide in Iraq are of equal weight – both are heinous crimes under international law … finish reading Canada Convicts Rwandan War Criminal

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Memories of What Columbus Day Really Means

A Columbus Day MessageBy Samuel Worcester / October 13, 2008 I know that many modern day people, even those from the Christian Right, like and or admire “Indians”, Native Americans. They think it is sad that the white people nearly … finish reading Memories of What Columbus Day Really Means

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Alan Pogue and Steve Russell : Somalia and Big Oil

Oil exploration in Somalia. Chevron photo. ‘The point is that the oil is there and the U.S. energy companies, among others, want it.’ A Ragblogger dialogue with Alan Pogue and Steve Russell. ‘What would Obama do? Hillary? It was her … finish reading Alan Pogue and Steve Russell : Somalia and Big Oil

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