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The Bolivian Morales Government Versus the Environmental “Movement”

Evo Morales is Bolivia’s first-ever Indigenous president. In his January 2006 inaugural speech, Morales’s focus was the years of discrimination against Indians, and he compared Bolivia to apartheid-era South Africa. Morales hailed the election as the end of the Colonial and Neo-Liberal Era. In October 2009, Morales was named “World Hero of Mother Earth” by


Banning the First Amendment

by Walter M. Brasch Parents demanded it be banned. School superintendents placed it in restricted sections of their libraries. It is the most challenged book four of the past five years, according to the American Library Association (ALA). “It” is a 32-page illustrated children’s book, And Tango Makes Three, by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson,


“Occupy Wall Street” Becomes Nationwide Movement

Originally published at Loop 21. Young protesters drowning in student loan debt want to ignite America’s autumn revolt. Remember the Arab Spring, and how protesters demanding democratic rights took to social media to begin a massive, widespread protest throughout the Middle East? It didn’t happen overnight but most of those civilian led demonstrations resulted in

Cheryl Biren-Wright

Newspaper Editor Files Suit Against Philadelphia Police for Constitutional Violations

by Walter Brasch A former managing editor for an online newspaper, OpEdNews, has sued the city of Philadelphia and eight of its police officers for violating her Constitutional rights. Cheryl Biren-Wright, Pennsauken, N.J., charges the defendants with violating her 1st, 4th, and 14th amendment rights. The civil action, filed in the U.S. District Court, Philadelphia,


Unravelling the Deception of a False Movement

Part III of an investigative report on Tar Sands Action and the Paralysis of a Movement “The masses have never thirsted after truth. They turn aside from evidence that is not to their taste, preferring to deify error, if error seduce them. Whoever can supply them with illusions is easily their master; whoever attempts to


Despondent Mother: “We are about to face a two-generation indentured educated class”

Originally posted at All Education Matters. Sensationally smart. Wicked sense of humor. Loving. Deeply religious and caring. These are a few words that come to mind when describing my friend who is a devoted mother and an indentured educated citizen. We have exchanged emails for years, and I have now been invited to her home.


The President’s Speech On Jobs, And My Call For Him To: “Go after Wall Street — Go after Wall Street now!”

Originally posted September 9 at All Education Matters. For many of us who tuned in to watch the President’s speech, we were reminded of Candidate Obama. But more than that, he sounded Presidential. For the first time, the President sounded strong, hopeful, and – most importantly – sympathetic. The Democrats would rise to their feet and applaud after


Obedience – A New Requirement for the “Revolution”

Part II of an Investigative Report into Tar Sands Action & the Paralysis of a Movement We have now reached a new level of subservient conditioning in an action ironically titled “Stop the Machine.” If the freedom fighters from liberation armies and resistance fronts read “the rules” that the organizers have established in order to

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