with Chris Hedges
TheRealNews on Sep 16, 2022
Custer became in death a martyr to the American empire. He was in popular mythology the last to die in the battle, a symbol of martial valor, although there is scant evidence for this assertion.
with Abby Martin
Empire Files on Jun 4, 2022
For over 100 years, human remains and sacred artifacts stolen from the bodies at the Wounded Knee Massacre have been locked away, held by a private library in the small town of Barre, Massachusetts. Descendants of the victims are fighting to retrieve them, but the library Board of Directors refuses to cooperate.
Crossposted at Thomas Paine’s Corner thanks, Jason.
“What’s happening in my country is also happening in your country…. You don’t even know it, but you’re the Indians of the 21st Century, and that’s very sad.”
– Russell Means, Indian Activist and Facilitator of the newly created Independent Republic of Lakota.