Best of the Left Podcast : #1321 Decolonization is for Everyone

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Air Date: 11/23/2019

Today we take a look at just a few forms the decolonization movement is taking from finance to cartography to the internet and beyond. 

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Ch. 1: Decolonizing Wealth Through Indigenous Leadership - @theLFshow w @GRITlaura Flanders - Air Date 7-25-18

Laura speaks to Edgar Villanueva, about being one of the very few indigenous people working in grant-making, and ask what he thinks Native American traditions have to teach philanthropy. His latest book is "Decolonizing Wealth"

Ch. 2: Decolonizing philanthropy - Native America Calling - Air Date 12-13-18

Edgar Villanueva, author of “Decolonizing Wealth,” questions the wisdom of accepting funds from philanthropic endeavors built by corporate giants whose business is in direct conflict with Native sovereignty and sustainability.

Ch. 3: Decolonize the Internet - Tiny Spark - Air Date 3-8-19

The internet is very white male-biased, it's important to find and prop up all other voices.

Ch. 4: Decolonizing Maps - Native America Calling - Air Date 8-28-19

Indigenous Map making is a greatly different experience from what western colonialism forces people to use. Maps can tell a story, and engage with people.

Ch. 5: Decolonization Is For Everyone with Nikki Sanchez - TEDx Talks - Air Date 3-12-19

Nikki Sanchez shares her vision of a world where we listen and care and stop dehumanizing people.


Ch. 6: Hoping to save a life - James from Sacramento, CA

Ch. 7: Wealth tax for the children - Chris from San Diego


Ch. 8: Final comments on the tragedy of wealth and the difference between aggregation and curation

Limerick of the day from @Limericking

MUSIC (Blue Dot Sessions):

  • Opening Theme: Loving Acoustic Instrumental by John Douglas Orr 
  • Lakal - Speakeasy
  • Inessential - Bayou Birds
  • Weathervane - CloudCover
  • Contrarian - Sketchbook
  • Voicemail Music: Low Key Lost Feeling Electro by Alex Stinnent
  • Closing Music: Upbeat Laid Back Indie Rock by Alex Stinnent



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