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Australia Day, a day of mourning for Aboriginals

Australia Day, a day of mourning for Aboriginals “Australia Day is a date linked to whiteness, colonialism and perpetuating the myth that Aboriginal people don’t belong in this country, so it is important that we always resist that”

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Let’s not forget Coltan. No smart phones, computers, iPods, etc., without it. There’s blood on all our technological hardware. Can you see why Africa is so valuable? It is called the motherland for a reason. Africa is not poor. It … Continue reading

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Will Yemen kick-off the ‘War of the two Blocs?’

Will Yemen kick-off the ‘War of the two Blocs?’ There is media confusion about what is going on in Yemen and the broader Middle East. Pundits are pointing out that the US is looking schizophrenic with policies that back opposite … Continue reading

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Obama absurdly declares Venezuela a security threat

Obama absurdly declares Venezuela a security threat Channeling Reagan, Obama continues US pressure on Latin American leftist governments. Sigh…

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I just think it’s funny that we are told to remember this day, and remember this event in American history. Which when they are culturally important, we probably should. But when it comes to slavery, or the genocide of Indigenous … Continue reading

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Worldwide, there are only five countries that escaped European colonialism completely. Japan and Korea successfully staved off European domination, in part due to their strength and diplomacy, their isolationist policies, and perhaps their distance. Thailand was spared when the British … Continue reading

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‘Fatal Journeys’: 1,000s of migrants die each year traveling to richer states, watchdog says

‘Fatal Journeys’: 1,000s of migrants die each year traveling to richer states, watchdog says An average of eight migrants a day have died seeking safe haven in more affluent states over the past 14 years, a comprehensive new report reveals. … Continue reading

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African resistance and rebellion: The other side of World War I

African resistance and rebellion: The other side of World War I Why does the resistance of Africans to Europe’s ‘Great War’ remain so absent from the collective consciousness of African and non-African citizens alike? Selective memory of Africans role in … Continue reading

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Cuba calculates cost of 54yr US embargo at $1.1tn

Cuba calculates cost of 54yr US embargo at $1.1tn This is really sad and really pisses me off. The only people this 54 + year embargo punishes is the people of Cuba, NOT the government… not that that would be … Continue reading

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Argentina to get $1bn in currency swap with China before end of 2014

Argentina to get $1bn in currency swap with China before end of 2014 Argentina will receive the first tranche of yuan worth up to $1 billion in a massive currency swap with China before the end of this year. The … Continue reading

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