In this edition of Weekend Update, Russell Means speaks to matters of consumption and the two separate cornucopias offered to those in the United States. He speaks as well to the Demo-publican way of thinking, which is continuing the devolution of critical thinking. Why is there no revolt of the serfs? Russell Means offers answers to these and other questions.
Russell Means talks of his history of activism, the trading liberation for civil rights, and the move from a productive to a consumer society.
They speak, as well, of the repeating of mistakes of empire, and take calls from listeners concerning Indian Herritage and how Puritan thought constructs tie in with the Doctrine of Discovery. All this and more in this hour long program.
Doctrine of Discovery: The edict of Pope Nicholas in 1452, directed King Alfonso to “capture, vanquish, and subdue the saracens, pagans, and other enemies of Christ,” to “put them into perpetual slavery,” and “to take all their possessions and property.”
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Russell Means speaks about the encroachment of government into community and how people have lost the will to educate and self-organize. In so doing, we have lost the ability to resist and continue resisting. Russell Means points toward how to solve these problems in this edition of Weekend Update.
In this edition of Weekend Update, Russell Means tells of the gap between belief and understanding. Why is there endless war? Why the focus on the miniscule differences that separate, rather than the large commanality we share? Russell Means speaks to these and points how we can bridge some of the chasms between us.