The “Doctrine of Discovery” justified indigenous genocide in 1493. Here’s why it must be retracted.

The “Doctrine of Discovery” justified indigenous genocide in 1493. Here’s why it must be retracted. Cities and states across the country are acknowledging the devastating history of colonialism by rejecting the federal holiday of Columbus Day and instead celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day to honor centuries of indigenous resistance. We speak with Iakowi:he’ne’ Oakes, executive director of the American Indian Community House in New York. She is a Mohawk woman of the Snipe Clan. Oakes explains the significance of the so-called “Doctrine of Discovery,” which in 1493 was invoked by Pope…

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Ecuadorian Government Withdraws IMF Decree After 11 Days of Protests and State Repression

Ecuadorian Government Withdraws IMF Decree After 11 Days of Protests and State Repression President Lenin Moreno’s government withdrew the neoliberal program which had sparked the massive protests. Indigenous groups remain wary, though, in case the government implements new austerity measures. Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate. The Real News Network

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In lakes all over the world, algal blooms are getting more severe. Researchers analysed growth patterns of algal blooms in 71 large lakes across 33 countries and six continents. Studies indicate that just in the United States, freshwater blooms result in the loss of $4 billion each year.

In lakes all over the world, algal blooms are getting more severe. Researchers analysed growth patterns of algal blooms in 71 large lakes across 33 countries and six continents. Studies indicate that just in the United States, freshwater blooms result in the loss of $4 billion each year. submitted by /u/Wagamaga to r/science [link] [comments] top scoring links : multi

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Economic Hitmen and Neoliberalism — The Truth About What’s Happening in Ecuador

Economic Hitmen and Neoliberalism — The Truth About What’s Happening in Ecuador By Dylan Charles The South American nation of Ecuador has been in the throes of a bloody populist revolution for nearly two weeks now. On October 3rd, 2019, President Lenín Moreno announced the enactment of Decree 883 which effectively ended decades of government fuel subsidies, causing the price of gasoline and diesel to jump sharply overnight. In a televised speech on Oct. 3, Moreno announced executive order 883 which “liberates the price of diesel and extra gasoline,” justifying…

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Earthquakes Continue Around New Madrid Fault As States Prep for Great Shakeout

Earthquakes Continue Around New Madrid Fault As States Prep for Great Shakeout After Saturday’s M3.0 quake, several tremors hit inside the New Madrid Fault Yesterday. The New Madrid Seismic Zone is constantly shaking since about 1 month, now. Meanwhile Missouri and other Central States in the U.S.A. prepare for the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Earthquake Drill that will take place on October 17, 2019. Learn More: Earthquakes Continue in New Madrid Fault as Central States Prepare For the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut Earthquake Drill Your Support of Independent Media Is…

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