Slavery is not a crime for almost half the countries in the world.

Although laws allowing slavery have been scrapped worldwide, many of the 193 U.N. member states have not gone on to explicitly criminalise slavery

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Wall Street Invading Wet’suwet’en Territory.

The uprising across Canada in support of Wet’suwet’en First Nation land defenders shows no sign of stopping. As of February 11, ports, bridges, rail lines, highways and roads have been blockaded across much of the country by solidarity protesters, who have also occupied the offices of politicians and at least one bank. More

Source: Wall Street Invading Wet’suwet’en Territory – CounterPunch.org

A Call for Indigenous Studies – The Davidsonian

 

 

Lucy Walton ‘21 Lecture Correspondent

It is not often that Indigenous or Native stories get the spotlight at Davidson. But on Tuesday, Feburary 4th, Kelley lecturer Andrés Reséndez brought such stories to the forefront in his lecture entitled “The Other Slavery.” The title itself is provoking. As Reséndez highlighted as he began the lecture, “slavery […]

Source: A Call for Indigenous Studies – The Davidsonian

What Republicans love about Putin and his Russian government.

RUSSIA-COURT/ACTIVISTS: Russia jails left-wing activists for up to 18 years despite outcry.

Source: Russia jails left-wing activists for up to 18 years despite …

Locust and climacide.

The United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday called for intensified international efforts to deal with a locust outbreak that has affected large parts of the African continent.”The UN has issued an urgent appeal for assistance. I ask the international community to respo

Source: “Swarms big as cities”: UN chief says locust fight must intensify | CGTN Africa

Former US drone operator says U.S. military ‘worse than the Nazis.’

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Source: Former US drone operator recalls dropping a missile on Afghanistan children and says military is ‘worse than the Nazis’

The more fascist opposition builds against U.S. Senator Bernard Sanders’ candidacy, the more it is clear he should become our next President of the United States.

Committee Chair Tom Perez is making a big push to prevent the Vermont senator from securing the nomination. It may be too little too late.

Source: The DNC Can’t Slow Bernie Sanders’ Momentum

Real America.

These celebrations of dance and culture happen all year round in North America.

Source: Why Powwows Are a Must for Americans | OZY

La Raza opposes the GOP, and Democrats seeking to overthrow democratically elected governments, in Latin America.

HANDS OFF, USA!

Puppet politicians and governments are not what Latin America needs.

“Intervening in Venezuela’s internal politics is the one thing that is bipartisan! How sad,” said CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin.

Source: ‘No Better Distillation of Washington’: Democrats and GOP Join Trump in Standing Ovation for Failed Venezuelan Coup Leader Juan Guaidó | Common Dreams News

Democrats push for overthrow of Venezuelan democracy, to be replaced with puppet government.

Progressives decry bipartisan support for regime change after both parties give Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó a standing ovation.

Source: The Most Appalling Moment From Trump’s State of the Union