Trolling the internet I found a few interesting statements about today’s announcement that the US Army Corps of Engineers has denied the easement to drill under Lake Oahe, a reservoir of the Missouri River. I took the liberty of collecting a few FB comments, some of which contradict Standing Rock Sioux tribal chair tribal chair Dave […]
VIDEO: A TRIBE CALLED RED & SAUL WILLIAMZ BRING ATTENTION TO #NODAPL AND THE FIGHT FOR FREEDOM IN NEW VISUAL FOR “THE VIRUZ” — Moorbey’z Blog
In a collaboration for the ages, ‘powwow step’ collective A Tribe Called Red combines indigenous singing and EDM with poetry by AFROPUNK alum Saul Williams for an unbelievable call to action for #NoDAPL
Simon Springer is a prolific writer on anarchism and geography. The following is an excerpt from his forward to Historical Geographies of Anarchism, ed. F. Ferretti, F. Toro, G. Barrera, and A. Ince, in which he discusses anarchy, “the geometry of life itself,” and anarchism conceived as a political philosophy. Inspiring words in troubled times.
Anarchy is Forever: The Infinite and Eternal Moment of Struggle
Anarchy is indicative of a world free from servitude and the intrusions of governance, where there are no hierarchical institutions or mechanisms of control. It reveals a world of free association and constant change, a deep interdependence between everything that exists and the perpetual evolution of the unfolding interactions of being. In the midst of this immanence, domination represents a disruption, where in the grand scheme of things it is quickly corrected by the prevailing order of existence.
Anarchy can accordingly be considered at…
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Summary: TheAngryindian continues to analyse the (expected) results of Election 2016 through spoken word by breaking down the hard reality of White Liberal and Feminist support for the Donald J. Tr…
Reflections on a Decade of Indigenous Solidarity Organizing By Liza Minno Bloom & Berkley Carnine, CounterPunch Since 2008, Liza Minno Bloom and Berkley Carnine have worked with the Black Mesa Indigenous Support (BMIS) collective in solidarity with the Dineh people of Black Mesa, AZ who are resisting a forced relocation due to coal mining. Black […]
#NoDAPL protesters gather for a boat action in Standing Rock on August 20. (Photo: Kelly Hayes)
All Native struggles in the United States are a struggle against erasure. The poisoning of our land, the theft of our children, the state violence committed against us — we are forced to not only live in opposition to these ills, but also to live in opposition to the fact that they are often erased from public view and public discourse, outside of Indian Country. The truth of our history and our struggle does not match the myth of American exceptionalism, and thus, we are frequently boxed out of the narrative.
The struggle at Standing Rock, North Dakota, has been no exception, with Water Protectors fighting tooth and nail for visibility, ever since the Sacred Stone prayer encampment began on April 1.
For months, major news outlets have ignored what’s become the largest convergence of Native…
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