**Interpretation Crisis at the Border Leads to Deportation of Mayan-Language Speakers Seeking Refuge**

"As the U.S. continues to use hostile policies to stop people from seeking refuge and asylum in the United States, we look at a key problem that is preventing migrants from getting due process, and in many cases getting them deported: inadequate interpretation for indigenous asylum…"

democracynow.org/2020/1/17/a_t

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This is why indigenous liberation is a unified struggle that is not confined to any set of imaginary borders dictated by settlers. It necessitates a global movement. The violence against indigenous communities is tied inextricably into the modes and apparatuses that have perpetuated climate change through Settler Colonialism and Neoliberal Capitalism.

truthout.org/articles/violence

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Big News from @PCC_Global@twitter.com!

Our inaugural newsletter is now available. Read the first post here:
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Walked into the credit union today with the pile of checks from pledged members, and deposited $24,000 as the starting funds for the Vermont . More is coming soon, and hopefully we'll collectively own our first property (a commercial condo that will hopefully be the future home of a start-up ) within a month or two...

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you can get your own by supporting Rural Organizing and Resilience on patreon - they are doing crucial mutual aid and racial justice work in rural Madison County, NC, on a shoestring budget and every dollar helps a lot - patreon.com/roarwnc

Happy “The system will collapse, if we refuse to buy what they are selling - their ideas, their version of history, their wars, their weapons, their notions of inevitability. Remember this: We be many and they be few. They need us more than we need them. Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing.” - Arundhati Roy

For those interested in a short documentary involving my tribe and a brief history of our water rights.. here is a film that friends, family, and community members made 5 years ago shortly after we lost our river rights lawsuit.

pbs.org/video/mpbn-community-f

The lawyer who, pro bono, got me out of jail and got my charges commuted, who has stood up to ICE and DHS numerous times, organized antizionist jewsh community spaces, and so much more; just been diagnosed with breast cancer and can't afford treatment.

It would mean so much to me if you donated to her GoFundMe and spread this around.

gofundme.com/f/beloved-communi

This isn't your mother's bushfire.

Word on the street is that the Wingelo fire was the result of a pyrocumulus event - a "firenado". It carved a path of destruction separate from the main fire which took on a life of its own and was completely unstoppable. 180kmph winds of metal-melting heat and lightning bolts. We're in a strange new world where fires can invoke the "finger of god" and  flip 8-ton trucks and shoot directed destruction at anything that gets in their way. We need to get smart really quick.

This is how PR firms fuck with our movements. Important read!

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Divide and conquer - basic strategy for dealing with antagonistic activist movements:

According to the doctrine of most PR firms, there are four basic types of activists - radicals, opportunists, idealists and realists. PR firms deal with antagonistic movements by dividing the different types, using different tactics for each group:

My 18 y.o. is applying to colleges. She wants to look just at US schools. Should I encourage her to apply elsewhere? Where and why? Or, what should she do for a Gap Year or instead of a college degree all together? She is interested in studio art, architecture, global environmental studies, environmental science, farming, and warmer places than Vermont, which is where we live.

i'm feeling pulled in like 8 different directions (bed, cleaning house, various project ideas, etc) and none of them are the thing i'm supposed to get done today

Daughter - age 18- HS senior - is applying to colleges. We don’t know where she should go. The fees are so high, and the 4-year graduation rates aren’t that high, nor are the average salaries after 10 years. Sad. ... What might she do during a gap year?

Happy new year from Prague! Hope y'all have a great 2020 <3

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