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The moral responsibility of Settlers: What kind of society do we want to live in?

Photo: Ossie Michelin  Earlier today a large force of heavily armed RCMP officers descended on an anti-fracking blockade organized by members of the Elsipogtog Nation in New Brunswick, Canada. The blockade has been in place to protest shale gas exploration and … Continue reading

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Cloud Atlas and the most Fundamental Tension in Human History

Every great story has to have a source of tension.  Without tension, a “story” is nothing more than the description of scenery. Recently I watched and thoroughly enjoyed Clout Atlas.  The reason I fell in love with this movie is … Continue reading

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“Check your Privilege!”: Bidding penguins to fly.

“Check your privilege!” Recently on Twitter I have seen a lot of people saying, “Check your privilege” to others. Some believe asking someone to check their privilege is just an ad hominem/Marxist fallacy. I do not agree.  At the same time, I think … Continue reading

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Dear AG Conservative

    Dear AG_Conservative, Our little Twitter exchange (above) left me unable to tease out my point within the confines of Twitter, so I wrote you a short post.   My initial reply was something to the effect of “The … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Decolonization:
by Leanne Simpson A few weeks ago, I went with Wii-Kendimiing Nishnaabemowin Saswaansing, a group of Nishnaabeg families committed to language learning, culture and the arts to do a Feast of the Dead ceremony at the…

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Who I will listen to regarding the violence in Gaza and Israel…

Every morning this last week in the group home I work at we have been watching the new regarding violence in Gaza and Israel.  I have heard again the standard array of apocalyptic predictions from Christian friends of mine, and … Continue reading

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This Black Friday, Boycott Wal-Mart and Buy Native!

Tomorrow is Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving that has becoming a day in the United States that is infamous for deals and sales leading for Christmas shopping. This two-day span represents an overdose of two things that are deeply … Continue reading

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