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“Washing one’s hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.”

…Quote – Paulo Friere. https://ungagged.podbean.com/mf/play/kuu2t6/Pod_1_take_2_Mixdown_1.mp3   On this Podcast… PLEASE SUPPORT US – we need to pay bills. A cup of coffee keeps us ungagged!  Paypal.me/ungaggedleft   On this Podcast: George Collins – Interview with Shawna Hawk Part 1: Media Island and claiming space for the empowerment of women of color. Part 2: Reparations and […]

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Complicity on Destruction- International companies are profiting over the destruction of the Amazon

European companies are reinforcing Bolsonaro’s far-right and climate-damaging agenda and profiting over the destruction of the Brazilian environment and the indigenous genocide. The APIB ( Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil) report entitled “Complicity on Destruction” showed for the first time how soybean, cattle, timber and sugar companies responsible for the destruction of the Brazilian […]

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Protesters Targeted by High Speed Car – One Protester Killed.

Protesters demonstrating for a water supply were targeted by a terrorist today (18th July 19). Today , the Landless Movement members (MST) of “Camp Marielle Vive” in Valinhos, Brazil, held a peaceful demonstration on Jequitibá Road, km 07, in front of the Camp, when they were surprised by a man with a pickup truck at […]

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Caiçaras Traditional Lifestyle, and Livelihood, Under Threat from Bolsonaro’s Brazil

Bolsonaro’s policies threaten the traditional inhabitants of the coastal regions of the south eastern and southern Brazil. Yesterday, three houses of Caiçaras in the ecological station Juréia- Itatins, Brazil, were demolished by state agents on the grounds that they occupied an illegal area. Caiçaras are the traditional inhabitants of the coastal regions of the southeastern and southern Brazil, […]

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The Scottish Socialist Party 1999-2007: One Big Activist University…

Twenty years ago, the Scottish Parliament reconvened after 300 years. That election for me, was an election that showed that radical politics COULD make a difference as the Greens and the new Scottish Socialist Party made, what were at the time, surprising and ground shaking breakthroughs.   One idea, one seed of change germinated and broke […]