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Indigenous peoples, in Oregon and beyond, are decolonizing maps

Western maps, imbued with the history and power structures of colonialism, often erase Indigenous people and culture from their traditional lands. Now, Indigenous cartographers are countering that erasure by decolonizing maps, in Oregon and throughout the world.








Italian elementary schoolchildren, photographed from above, assemble for a propagandistic photo praising fascist leader Benito Mussolini. Translation: Leader, We Love You.

What protectors of democracy can learn from the history of Italian fascism

On the Saturday before Election Day 2020, an open letter of concern signed by scholars of authoritarianism warned, "Regardless of the outcome of the United States election, democracy as we know it is already imperiled. However, it is not too late to turn the tide." University of Oregon Professor Diana Garvin, who studies the history of Italian fascism, is one of the scholars that signed the letter.


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