US: The Dark Side of National Parks

The US National Park system represents a colonial and imperialist policy designed to turn the former hunting and burial grounds of the Native Americans, into playthings for the conquering White people (and their allies). As there still exist millions of acres not used for European settlement, the Native American peoples could ‘still’ live on these vast lands, but the European settlers will not allow what they perceive as a threat to their hegemony. Instead, the Native American peoples are forced into artificially ‘limited’ areas, and fed alcohol, drugs and Christianity to keep them ‘pacified’.

Sutton: Privatising Bin Collections (2.4.2017)

Why should we – local Council Tax payers – separate our household rubbish into ‘recyclable’ categories that benefit the ruthless ‘private’ firms the Local Council has ‘contracted-out’ the service of refuge disposal? If these ruthless private firms want to make money out of our rubbish, they should collect and sort the rubbish themselves, but they do not do this, because they would have to ‘pay’ employees to do it, and this would remove or diminish any available profit.

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