J. P. Linstroth

Preventing Brazilian Indigenous Genocide and Protecting the Amazon

“It is official. On the first of the year, Jair Bolsonaro, was inaugurated as the 38th President of Brazil. One of his first official acts as a newly inaugurated president was doing away with demarcation of indigenous territories in Brazil. All of us living on this planet should be fearful of this act…”

J.P. Linstroth
Published in: Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, Deceletaion News, Academia
Date: January 7,8,2019
1204 Words

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Primates are us—being self, being others (Aping around the holidays)

“As the holidays approach, we often remind ourselves of family time and moments of good cheer, whether celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or another sacral rite. It is a time to focus on much needed empathy…”

J.P. Linstroth
Published in: Pagosa Daily Post, Academia, Sierra County Prospect, Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, Bainbridge Island Review
Date: December 12,13,14,18,2018
1,108 Words

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Protecting the most vulnerable from genocide

“Ghosts of European colonialism still haunt us today even in the 21st century. This was evident from the untimely death of American John Allen Chau, 26, from Washington state on November 16th at the hands of Sentinelese-Jarawa people from the Andaman Islands…”

J.P. Linstroth
Published in: Counterpunch, The Sunburg News, West Side Gazette, Gilmer Free Press, Academia
Date: December 3,7,2018
1159 Words

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Why are we allowing Yemen to starve?

“Some have dubbed the Yemeni civil war “the forgotten war.” It seems more intentionally ignored. It is a humanitarian crisis on a mass scale. According to recent reports by United Nations officials as many as 14 million Yemenis are on the verge of dying from starvation. Save the Children…”

J.P. Linstroth
Published in: Transcend Media Service, West Side Gazette, The Sunburg News, Lassen County Times, Academia
Date: November 22,28,30,31,2018
1008 Words

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Mid-Term electoral progress & setbacks— Women, Native Americans, Muslims

“It is clear after these past mid-terms we need the United Nations to monitor our national elections to make certain they are democratically fair. Indeed, the elections proved Americans can be both progressive and regressive…”

J.P. Linstroth
Published in: The Red & Black, Bainbridge Island Review, Gilmer Free Press, Tacoma Weekly, The Sunburg News, The Portland Alliance
Date: November 11,12,17,18,2018
1020 Words

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