Monthly Archives: December 2018

This day in 1890: The massacre at Wounded Knee

Court of Leaves, Painting by GateKeeper

Court of Leaves, Painting by GateKeeper

By TONY SEED

1890 (29 December): The 7th U.S. Cavalry commanded by Col. James Forsyth massacred 300 unarmed and peaceful Lakhota Sioux Indians, many of them women and children, at Wounded Knee Creek (Chankpe Opi Wakpala), South Dakota – a Lakota encampment on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation – after a fruitless search for weapons in their encampment. In other words, the Sioux are completely disarmed. About thirty soldiers also died, many victims of their own crossfire. Continue reading

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Fortress America: 60th anniversary of NORAD – The demand to dismantle NORAD is more urgent than ever

This year marked the 60th anniversary of the North American Aerospace Defence Agreement (NORAD) signed on May 12, 1958. It is the arrangement through which, along with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) founded on April 4, 1949, the Canadian armed forces are integrated into those of the U.S. and put under U.S. command. Continue reading

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The defence secretary from Boeing

merchantsofdeath.Lithograph by Mabel Dwight

Merchants of Death – Lithograph by Mabel Dwight

Boeing vice-president Patrick Shanahan, who formerly led the company’s missile defense subsidiary, became Deputy Defense Secretary – the second highest position in the Pentagon – and now replaces Gen. James Mattis as Acting US Defense Secretary in the Trump administration, effective January 1st. [1]

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Sighting. 2018 Photo Review – April

2018.NewYearsbannerCrAt the end of each year, TML Daily, the online newspaper of the Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist), publishes an acclaimed photo review of the stands taken by the working people of Canada and Quebec and Indigenous peoples. The month-by-month review includes hundreds of photos. Continue reading

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Sighting. 2018 Photo Review – March

2018.NewYearsbannerCrAt the end of each year, TML Daily, the online newspaper of the Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist), publishes an acclaimed photo review of the stands taken by the working people of Canada and Quebec and Indigenous peoples. The month-by-month review includes hundreds of photos. Continue reading

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Sighting. 2018 Photo Review – February

2018.NewYearsbannerCrAt the end of each year, TML Daily, the online newspaper of the Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist), publishes an acclaimed photo review of the stands taken by the working people of Canada and Quebec and Indigenous peoples. The month-by-month review includes hundreds of photos. Continue reading

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Sighting. 2018 Photo Review – January

2018.NewYearsbannerCrAt the end of each year, TML Daily, the online newspaper of the Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist), publishes an acclaimed photo review of the stands taken by the working people of Canada and Quebec and Indigenous peoples. The month-by-month review includes hundreds of photos. Continue reading

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