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Trial Begins for Indigenous Protesters in Peru

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN After five years of bureaucratic delays and internal contradictions in the Peruvian judiciary system, the trial of 53 protesters in the northern Peruvian jungle town of Bagua has begun. The indigenous protesters, opposed to a dozen decree laws that truncated indigenous territorial rights that had been promulgated by then President Alan García. […]

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Who’s Your Daddy?

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The United States is often considered the first modern democracy, bringing a new form of government that spread across the world. Approaching the 250th anniversary of Independence the US faces a mountain of debt, wars across the globe, an environmental crisis and more guided by its elected leaders whose powers are limited […]

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John Kane smiling with headphones on and a microphone in front of him as he does his radio show.

The Governor’s “New” Good Ideas

LET’S TALK NATIVE PRIDE New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo recently gave his State of the State Budget address. In it he proposed a couple of brand new ideas to stimulate the economy and raise revenue for the State of New York. The first of his innovative ideas is to create retail establishments in areas […]

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