The Governor’s “New” Good Ideas

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

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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#IdleNoMore protests sweep across Canada

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OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN View #IdleNoMore Events in 2012 in a larger map. Google Map by Tim Groves A movement is sweeping across Canada that has ignited over 100 rallies, blockades, flash mob dance circles and teach-ins. The actions are widely reported online to have been started by four indigenous women activists participating in a teach-in …

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40,000 Zapatistas March peacefully on Five Chiapas Cities

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Tim Russo reported in Upside Down World that 40,000 indigenous people marched to five cities in the Mexican state of Chiapas on December 21, 2012. They marched in the unseasonable rain, masked and unarmed, out of the jungles, in silence. They occupied the city squares of San Cristóbal de las Casas, Ocosingo, …

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Countering Fantasy: Obama’s Second Tribal Nations Conference

Obama speaking at podium at The White House for the Tribal Nations Conference on December 5, 2012

CENSORED NEWS SHIHAB RATTANSI INTERVIEWS OFELIA RIVAS, PATTY TALAHONGVA, and BRIAN PATTERSON, Al Jazeera; with COMMENTARY BY BRENDA NORRELL — Aljazeera responded to Censored News article, ‘The Uninvited: The White House Tribal Nations Conference.’ Aljazeera’s guest Ofelia Rivas, O’odham, countered the superficial summit, and the voice of Obama politics and the fantasy of wealthy politicians. …

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The Peace and Dignity Journey in Tucson: some oral recountings

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OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN On September 12, the 2012 Peace and Dignity Journey arrived in Tucson. The journey is a relay through indigenous communities, starting in Alaska and concluding in Central America, in which the runners are accompanied by small caravans of organizers and supporters; some arrived in Tucson after going down the coast from Alaska …

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