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THE UNITED STATES OF AMNESIA, Part 3

by Stefan Schindler Disturbing facts from American history, continued: 11 – The first 9/11 occurred on September 11th, 1973, when Nixon and Kissinger overthrew the elected government in Chile, the longest running democracy in South America, beginning’s America’s subsequent support … Continue reading

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Standing Rock: A Change of Heart, Part 1

by  Charles Eisenstein* I am told by Native American friends active at Standing Rock that the elders are counseling the Water Protectors to undertake each action prayerfully and to stay off the warpath. I would like to explain why this … Continue reading

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THE STANDING ROCK PROTEST: GENOCIDE, ECOCIDE, & CHANGE, Part 3

by Anthony J. Marsella, November 26, 2016 JUSTICE VERSUS THE POLITICAL-ELITE SYSTEM Standing Rock is more than a protest of an indigenous population struggling to claim and reclaim its rights to exist. It is a confrontation between good and evil! … Continue reading

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THE STANDING ROCK PROTEST: GENOCIDE, ECOCIDE, & CHANGE, Part 2

by Anthony J. Marsella PATHWAYS TO GENOCIDE I do not know what actions the Trump presidential administration will take regarding the energy-genocide-ecocide tradeoff in which “Oil” always seems to win. I do know, however, what actions the existing Obama administration … Continue reading

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