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‘Their Policies Toward Indigenous People and Toward the Land Need to Change’ – CounterSpin interview with Amrah Salomon on Indigenous Peoples Day

Indigenous Action Media ( Janine Jackson interviewed Amrah Salomón about the limits of Indigenous Peoples Day for the October 12, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. MP3 Link Janine Jackson: The second Monday of October has passed, and listeners may have noticed that there was less “In fourteen-hundred and ninety-two, Columbus […]

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Cost of 2018 election to surpass $5 billion, CRP projects

<!– –> This year’s midterm election cycle is slated to become the first and only member of the $5 billion club. The Center for Responsive Politics projects that more than $5 billion will be spent during the 2018 election, making it by far the costliest congressional election cycle in U.S. history. “We expected to see […]

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SUFB 599: How Marine Conservation Job Search Is Like Being A Salesperson

Searching for Jobs in Marine Conservation can be daunting, frustrating and depressing. We get up in the morning, find a job, then apply to it thinking that we will get an interview…but nothing. This process is repeated daily and your passion dwindles every month you are not working in Marine Conservation. However, it doesn’t need […]

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'Мany Corpses Of Children': Witnesses Recount Horror Of Crimean School Shooting

In one call, a girl can be heard, panicked and sobbing. There was an explosion, she said, “then he was shooting. We started running and jumping over the fence and tore my arm. You understand, shots were fired. We were running and the kids were just lying there. “I can’t understand,” she continued. “My friend […]

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Gaza’s Escalating Water Crisis

SANDY TOLAN, sandytolan at gmail.com, @Sandy_TolanRecently back from Gaza, Tolan just wrote the piece “Gaza’s Dying of Thirst, and Its Water Crisis Will Become a Threat to Israel” for The Daily Beast. Tolan writes: “Mohammed Nimnim carries the water for his family. On a scorching late morning last summer, the 15-year-old pushed an old wheelchair piled high […]

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Serbian Leader: We Will 'Protect Our People’ Should UN Pull Out Of Kosovo

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic has warned of the dangers should the United Nations follow through on a reported U.S. call for an “exit strategy” for the UN peacekeeping mission in Kosovo. Vucic on October 17 said the withdrawal of UN peacekeepers from Kosovo would leave his country no choice but to “protect” the ethnic Serbian […]

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Pentagon Confirms Death Of U.S. Airman In Ukrainian Fighter Jet Crash

The U.S. military has confirmed that a California-based airman was killed in the crash of a two-seat Ukrainian fighter jet during a joint exercise with NATO air forces in Ukraine. A Ukrainian aviator was also killed in the October 17 crash of the Sukhoi Su-27 plane in the Khmelnytskyy region, some 180 kilometers southwest of […]

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