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Hating the Rich
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Stop Saying This Is a Nation of Immigrants!
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What Brought Evo Morales to Power?
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On Columbus Day: Big Lies and U.S. Imperialism
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John Wayne and the New Orleans Indians
07/09/05

Where Have All the Farmers Gone?
27/08/05
Being a Protestant Fundamentalist
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Puppets on a String?
23/07/05
Oklahoma: Many Shades of Red
16/07/05
The Proof of Whiteness: More than Skin Deep
04/11/97
One or Two Things
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John Wayne and the New Orleans Indians

by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

" The cavalry is coming!" announced a reporter on the Fox News Channel when National Guardsmen finally trooped into downtown New Orleans on the fourth day of apocalypse. I said to myself, "There they go again, racist Fox News." I switched channels and found reporters and government officials repeating the same phrase: "The cavalry has arrived." I should not have been surprised; during the preceding two days, they had been referring to the scene of brown waterlogged New Orleans not as genocide as I saw it but as "the Wild West." More>>

 

Read the full article, published in MRzine 07/09/05>>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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