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Winona LaDuke comments on military’s use of ‘Geronimo,’ publishes book titled ‘The Militarization of Indian Country’

Former Green Party vice presidential candidate and Native American activist Winona LaDuke recently appeared on Democracy Now! to comment on the military’s use of the codename ‘Geronimo,’ a famous Native American leader, for Osama bin Laden.  She has also written a book, The Militarization of Indian Country.

An article on the Huffington Post covers both subjects very well, and you can watch the Democracy Now!… Read more ...

The Next Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader has come out directly with his desire for 2012.

Though he wouldn’t rule out another presidential campaign himself, Nader, 76, said he hoped a new face would take up the progressive cause.

“I’m not foreclosing the possibility … There are just other things to do,” he said in an interview.

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Former Green VP candidate charged with misdemeanor in traffic case

From the Wadena Pioneer Journal:

WADENA — Two-time vice presidential candidate and Native American activist Winona LaDuke was a wanted woman this week in Wadena County.

According to Wadena County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Bill Cross, LaDuke’s Ford pickup was pulled over on U.S. Highway 71 on Nov. 21, and she was cited for not having a current insurance card in her vehicle.

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LaDuke speaks on higher education at University of North Dakota

North Dakota’s Grand Forks Herald reports Winona LaDuke, the 2000 Green Party vice presidential nominee, spoke at the University of North Dakota on Wednesday as part of a panel on the purpose and future of higher education. LaDuke, who “now works at the White Earth Ojibwe reservation in Minnesota,” criticized universities “for their lack of truly multicultural education.… Read more ...