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Hatred of the Indian

Álvaro García Linera Peoples Dispatch
How did the traditional middle class incubate so much hatred towards the people, leading them to embrace racialized fascism centered on the Indian as the enemy? The answer is the rejection of equality and the fundamentals of a substantial democracy.

Global Left Midweek - August 29, 2018

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Reproducing State Violence: Planned Parenthood, the Hyde Amendment and Indigenous Struggle

Kelly Hayes Truthout
Reproductive care has always been a complex topic for people of color in the United States. Since the beginnings of colonization - through the horrors of slavery and the forced sterilization efforts of the last century - our ability to control whether or not we bring life into the world and how we are allowed to interact with our offspring once they are born has been either challenged or completely wrenched from our grasp.
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