WikiLeaks’ Assange, Civil Rights Lawyers & Activists Mourn ‘Campaigner For Justice’ Michael Ratner

Michael Ratner was ‘an activist and role model for many lawyers around the world,’ said one colleague who helped his historic defense of the civil rights of Guantanamo inmates.
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American Indian Leaders on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation Were “Feelin’ the Bern” on Thursday

Published May 13, 2016 PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION — Some 1,000, mostly American Indians, were on hand at the Pine Ridge High School to hear Democratic presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (Vermont-D) on Thursday. Tribal leaders from various tribes in South Dakota came to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to show the support of […]

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Santa Fe Indian Market Announces 2016 Schedule of Events

Published May 13, 2016 SANTA FE – SWAIA has published the official 2016 schedule of events for Santa Fe Indian Market and Indian Market Week. For a full list of events, please visit: http://swaia.org/Indian_Market/2016_Schedule_of_Indian_Market_Week_Events/index.html 2016 INDIAN MARKET SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: TUESDAY, AUGUST 16 NATIVE CINEMA SHOWCASE (NCS)              Begins Tuesday August […]

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Senate Approvies Funding for Tribal Loan Program

The $9 Million for Next Year That Would Increase Access to Reliable Energy on Tribal Lands & Encourage Economic Growth Is One Step Closer to Law Championed by Sen. Franken Published May 13, 2016 WASHINGTON— On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) said that—for the first time ever—the Senate has approved funding that he has long championed […]

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Gila River Indian Community Fights to Protect Sared South Mountain from Destruction

Published May 13, 2016 Community leaders, members seek summary judgment on lawsuit arguing state, federal agencies violated law in siting Loop 202 freeway project SACATON, ARIZONA – The Gila River Indian Community continues to work through the federal legal system in an attempt to prevent the desecration of sacred South Mountain – Muhadagi Doag – […]

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The Middle East Tragedy: The Big Powers Legacy

By Hasan Afif El-Hasan Arab people today are not only oppressed and marginalized, they are considered dangerous and disposable by their own tyrant rulers and the world’s community. From Palestine to Iraq, from Syria to Yemen, and from Egypt to Libya, the Middle East Arab civilians, individuals, families, and communities, who are not involved in […]

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Bernie Sanders at Pine Ridge Reservation Calls for ‘New Relationship’ with American Indians

Published May 12, 2016 PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION – Calling for “a new relationship with the Native American people,” U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday came to this Oglala Lakota reservation to put a spotlight on poverty and to detail proposals to create jobs, raise wages and reduce growing wealth and income inequality in America. […]

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