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La Causa See Cesar Chavez
La Raza National Council of La Raza (NCLR)
  (See Hispanic)
labor, sweatshops SEE labor page
Lachapelle, Dolores Educating for Deep Ecology
About a meeting with Arne Naess
Ritual is Essential, Seeing ritual and ceremony as sophisticated social and spiritual technology
Books: Sacred Land, Sacred Sex : Rapture of the Deep : Concerning Deep Ecology and Celebrating Life
D. H. Lawrence Future Primitive
  (see ecology)
LaDuke, Winona Anishinaabe Philosophy and Spirituality
Book: All Our Relations - Native Struggles for Land and Life, by Winona Laduke
An Open Letter too Winona LaDuke and Ralph Nader, by WaBun-Inini, aka, Vernon Bellecourt, White Earth Anishinabe Ojibwa Nation, National Representative, American Indian Movement Grand Governing Council
  (see indigenous-USA, Makah)
Laguna Pueblo, New Mexico, U.S. intpur.jpg (14664 bytes)Dorothy Purley of Laguna Pueblo who  shared the 1999 Nuclear-Free Future Resistance Award with Grace Thorpe
Native Americans Denounce Toxic Legacy
Laguna Pueblo history
Uranium Mining: Its Effects on Laguna Pueblo
Leslie Marmon Silko, poet of Laguna
The Uranium Industry and Indigenous Peoples of North America, Commission on Human Rights, Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities
  (see radiation)
land mines International Treaty to Ban Land Mines 
U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines
Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction, program reports by country and Text of the Convention
  (see military)
land reform SEE land reform
land trusts The School of Living, founded by decentralist philosopher Ralph Borsodi promotes the ideas of decentralist communities and the creation of land trusts for the preservation of open space, agricultural land use and affordable housing
Land Trust Alliance   Land trust - is it for you
Land Trusts and the 107th Congress
Federal Funding for Local Land Conservation
Resources for Land Trusts and Publications on taxes, organization
Narrow Ridge - Earth literacy Centre - A land trust Community in Tennesse with interests in Environmental programmes, retreats, community, sustainablity and spirituality
  (see local solutions)
languages   (see language, education, indigenous)
Laos Laos geography, demographics, economy, modern history to 1994
Power Struggle: The Impacts of Hydro-Development in Laos
  (see Asia, water)
Lappe, Francis Moore Francis Moore Lappe bio
Books:  World Hunger: Twelve Myths by Francis Moore Lappe
Food First: Beyond the Myth of Scarcity by Francis Moore Lappe
Diet for a Small Planet
  (see world hunger, ecology)
LaRouche, Lyndon Lyndon LaRouche bio at Schiller Institute
  (see government and finance)
Las Casas, Bartolome de Bartolomé de las Casas story of American genocide of indigenous by Spanish
Bartolomé de Las Casas, "Of the Island of Hispaniola" (1542) "This extract from Las Casas’s Very Brief Account of the Destruction of the Indies describes the island of Hispaniola (present-day Dominican Republic and Haiti), the island Columbus described in his letter to Luis de Sant’ Angel. Las Casas wrote this gory and explosive account in 1542 to be read at a forum on Spanish colonization called by the Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. Widely translated, this account gave rise to a flood of anti-Spanish and anti-Catholic propaganda throughout Europe deriding the Spanish"
  (see indigenous)
Latin America, Carribbean See Latin America page
Latinas, Latinos Hispanas Organized for Political Equality HOPE
  (see Hispanic)
Latvia Latvia geography, demographics, economy, modern history to 1994
The Latvian Human Rights Committee
The Baltic Inernational Center of Human Education
Gay Latvia Latvijas Geju un Lezbiedu lappuse par Homoseksualitâtes Informâcijas centrs
NGOs in Latvia
The Project on Ethnic Relations-Balkans
Former Yugoslavia in Cyberspace
Drug use, harm reduction
  (see Balkans)
lead poisoning Parent's Guide to the Prevention of Childhood Lead Poisoning
  (see toxics, health)
Leahy Law At Human Rights Watch In the United States, assistance to units of foreign security forces that have committed gross violations of human rights is expressly prohibited by law. Known as the Leahy Law, this consists of two provisions in the appropriations acts for Fiscal Year 2001.
Lebanon Lebanon geography, demographics, economy, modern history to 1994
Fighting the Lebanon War: Hizbullah and the Press
Lebanon One Year After the Israeli Withdrawal
Derechos Human Rights in Lebanon
Moghaizel Foundation NGO devoted to the cause of human rights in Lebanon and in the Arab World
The World Lebanese Organization A movement dedicated to the freedom, independence, and sovereignty of Lebanon
  (see Middle East)
Lederman, Robert Robert Lederman President of A.R.T.I.S.T. in New York
  (see eugenics)
Left Business Observer Left Business Observer and discussion archive
legal SEE legal, drugs, racism)
Lennon, John Bio of John Lennon at Great Britons
Leopold, Aldo Leopold Education Project
Aldo Leopold Wilderness
Aldo Leopold Institute
Book:  A Sand County Almanac: With Essays on Conservation
  (see environment)
Lesotho Lesotho geography, demographics, economy, modern history to 1994
  (see Africa)
Letelier, Orlando Condor - terrorist car-bombing in Washington that killed Chilean dissident Orlando Letelier, Consortium News
  (see intelligence)
Levellers The Levellers, Index to documents on the land rights activists in the 17th century England
Lewinsky, Monica Clinton impeachment archive, Consortium News
ley lines SEE earth energies
Liberation Theology Liberation Theology, Jesuits, Franciscans, Maryknoll in Central America
  (see El Salvador, spirituality)
Liberia Liberia geography, demographics, economy, modern history to 1994
  (see Africa)
Libertarian   SEE Libertarian
Libya Libya geography, demographics, economy, modern history to 1994
CIA Incursions Throughout the World - Libya
  (see Pan Am 103, intelligence, Africa)
Liechtenstein Liechtenstein geography, demographics, economy, modern history to 1994
  (see Europe)
light rail See railroad, transportation
Liliuokalani, Queen (Hawai'i SEE Hawai'i
Lithuania Lithuania geography, demographics, economy, modern history -to 1994
The Baltic Inernational Center of Human Education
A Journey to Lita Dedicated to 150,000 Jewish Lithuanian men and women and 50,000 Jewish Lithuanian children murdered by the Nazis and their Lithuanian collaborators
Lithuanian Gay League
Drug use, harm reduction
  (see Balkans)
Little Big Horn Manifest Destiny and Western Canada Book One:   Sitting Bull, the Little Bighorn and the North-West Mounted Police Revisited
   (see indigenous, USA)
living wage living wage ordinances, ACORN
Looking Horse, Arvol Arvol Looking Horse, Chief - Keeper of Original Lakota Sacred Pipe. Two very old tribal pipes are kept by the Looking Horse family at Eagle Butte in South Dakota. One of them is the Sacred Pipe brought to the people by White Buffalo Woman.
About Arvol   audio Interview with Harvey Arden and Arvol Looking Horse
Lakota Star Knowledge -- sacred constellations mirrored in Black Hills ceremonies -- why this ceremony is to be held when and where Arvol announced; also stone Medicine Wheels, 2200 year-old origin of Sun Dance instructions in Alberta, Canada.
Message on World Peace and Prayer Day, 2001: "Our ancestors have been trying to protect our Sacred Site from the continued violations called the Sacred Black Hills in SD, 'Heart of Everything that is'. " 
See Manifest Destiny and Western Canada Book One:  Sitting Bull, the Little Bighorn and the North-West Mounted Police Revisited
  (see rp.gif (56 bytes) spirituality, rp.gif (56 bytes) indigenous)
Loompanics Loompanics online
Los Alamos Los Alamos fire at 
Nuclear-Free Future Awards 1999 at Pojoaque Pueblo, Creating a Circle of Peace Around Los Alamos, Welcoming the End of the Atomic Age
  (see nuclear, toxics)
Love Canal SEE Lois Gibbs
Loveearth Network Loveearth network  1000+ EcoHumanePolitical Websites
Ludlow Massacre Ludlow Massacre
  (see labor)
Luxembourg Luxembourg geography, demographics, economy, modern history to 1994
Site on Migration and Anti-racist action in Luxembourg
L'Asti l'Association de Soutien aux Travailleurs Immigrés, Organization for Migrants
Amnesty International Luxembourg
Drug use, harm reduction
  (see Europe)
Luxemburg, Rosa Rosa Luxemburg

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