Episode

12/18 Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz: An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States

December 18, 2014

Historian and author of  An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz explains how the settler colonial history of the United States defines it. Why the US Military is rooted in wars and mass killings against Native Americans. The Indian wars and our policy and history of never ending war. Slavery and genocide of the Native American population and the mentality of white supremacy. Also what we can learn from “Indigenous socialism”. How labor was organized in Pueblo City States. Why the great “inventions” of the United States came from the first Americans,  the core myths the justify the genocides that created America. Also why you need to understand Andrew Jackson to understand America.

On The Fun Half: American government back AQ members negotiating with ISIS for a release of a hostage, how anti fracking activists won in New York, Vermont gives up on single payer healthcare for now, the Sam Seder Libertarian learning annex opens again and your calls and IMs.

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