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512-517-2708

Alan Maki

Alan Maki
Doing research at the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas

It's time to claim our Peace Dividend

It's time to claim our Peace Dividend

We need to beat swords into plowshares.

We need to beat swords into plowshares.

A program for real change...

http://peaceandsocialjustice.blogspot.com/2013/03/a-progressive-program-for-real-change.html


What we need is a "21st Century Full Employment Act for Peace and Prosperity" which would make it a mandatory requirement that the president and Congress attain and maintain full employment.


"Voting is easy and marginally useful, but it is a poor substitute for democracy, which requires direct action by concerned citizens"

- Ben Franklin

Let's talk...

Let's talk...

Friday, March 21, 2014

World Water Day is tomorrow and our freshwater aquifers are being destroyed.

World Water Day is Saturday March 22 and few people mention the racism and genocide that is part and parcel of the destruction of ecosystems and freshwater aquifers that are a primary part of our ecosystems--- water required for our very survival.

Roger Jourdain, Red Lake Nation Chair for almost 30 years fought hard to prohibit peat mining in northern Minnesota's Big Bog. He said, "If you destroy this freshwater aquifer you destroy my People and my Nation."

Jourdain's body wasn't even cold and in the ground when racist and corrupt Democrats led Congressman James Oberstar took up with a Canadian multi-national which had contributed tens of thousands of dollars to his campaigns and they went ahead with providing this multi-national conglomerate a permit to mine the peat which requires draining the Big Bog.

Read more here:
http://pineislandstateforest.blogspot.com/

And this:
http://redlakewalleyefishery.blogspot.com/

Many environmentalists are wrongly thinking that Native Rights will supersede the rights of local, state and federal governments along with the corporations which (maybe I am supposed to say, "corporations who" with this corporate personhood crap?) exploit labor to rape the land but this is not the case as these environmentalists don't understand the "Doctrine of Discovery," the most hideously racist and genocidal doctrine enshrined into law through the United States Supreme Court ruling of Johnson versus M'Itosh; check out what this is all about here:

http://www.nyym.org/?q=doc_of_disc_factsheet