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Capitalizing on Fear

by Jay Taber on June 30, 2014, Intercontinental Cry   Tea Party Terrorists, published 29 April 2013 at IC Magazine, notes that in Whatcom County, Washington, “Wise Use ideology and anti-Indian rhetoric today — as the Tea Party and Wise Use hate entrepreneurs try to capitalize on fear over water rights and anxiety over economic salvation […]

June 30th, 2014 | Posted in Environment | Read More »

Cherry Point Update

  By Jay Taber, Intercontinental Cry Magazine Earlier this year, IC reported on the Citizens Equal Rights Alliance/Tea Party anti-Indian conference in Washington State, USA. Key to launching the CERA anti-Indian hate campaign in the Pacific Northwest, we noted, was the support of Tea Party radio host Kris Halterman. As Ashley Ahearn reports at EarthFix, […]

November 14th, 2013 | Posted in Environment,News | Read More »

In the way of progress: Indians and their sacred grounds

By Jay Taber, Intercontinental Cry Collusion between the U.S. Government and Wall Street to deprive Native Americans of their treaty-guaranteed property goes back to the beginning of the country. Over two and a half centuries, that collusion has comprised both brutal coercion and devious subterfuge, ethnic cleansing coinciding with kidnapping and religious persecution. While alienating […]

August 12th, 2013 | Posted in Environment | Read More »

Double-Edged Sword

Jay Taber, Intercontinental Cry Over the last few years, participatory mapping by indigenous communities has been heralded as a breakthrough in their relations with corporations and modern states. As the theory goes, by mapping sacred cultural sites and natural resources essential to their survival, indigenous nations can help corporate states avoid unnecessary conflict through cooperative […]

July 10th, 2013 | Posted in Arts & Entertainment | Read More »

Resolving grievances: Eliminating violence against indigenous nations

Jay Taber, Intercontinental Cry While consultations between indigenous nations and modern states worldwide — mostly over resource extraction and development proposals — are in the news, little has been said about conditions for consultations. Since states and corporations are seeking to lend the appearance of meeting the free, prior and informed consent standard set by […]

July 2nd, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Crude zones: Exporting fossil fuels in the Pacific Northwest

Jay Taber, Intercontinental Cry As expansion of oil pipelines is reined in, oil trains are rolling out. Since last fall, the volume of oil shipped by rail from the Alberta Tar Sands and the Bakken Fields of North Dakota has increased dramatically. As Cory Morningstar reported in the April 12 edition of Counterpunch, this strategic shift in the […]

June 17th, 2013 | Posted in News,Top Story | Read More »

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