What the Media Is Getting Wrong about China, Uyghurs and Conflict in Xinjiang

By Kimberly Miller It was April 1990. Reports of violence and rioting in China’s northwestern most region of Xinjiang (near the Afghanistan border), had rocked American media from Newsweek to the Chicago Tribune. Headlines such as “China’s Ethnic Turks May Wage Holy War,” “The Children of Tamerlane and Attila the Hun” are on a “rampage,” … Continue reading What the Media Is Getting Wrong about China, Uyghurs and Conflict in Xinjiang

The Rez and the Reds: How Communists Fail Indigenous Nations

By Andrea The original red menace was not the Red Russian, but the Red Race. The colonization of Khéya Wíta, or Turtle Island, is a process that seeks to eliminate Indigenous people from the continent and steal their land. It was obvious to those who first colonized this place that they needed the land, but … Continue reading The Rez and the Reds: How Communists Fail Indigenous Nations