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Thursday, 29 August 2019

Why the Amazon doesn't really produce 20% of the world's oxygen

The Amazon also plays an important role in stabilizing rainfall cycles in South America, and is a crucial home for indigenous peoples as well as ...


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Violence Against Indigenous Hondurans Shows Us What Fuels Migration

Ms. Pelosi raised the plight of Indigenous Peoples and the fight against corruption and impunity during her remarks in Honduras last week. She is right ...


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Supporting Indigenous Languages in Southern Alberta

"Language is essential to Indigenous Peoples' identity and culture. That is why our government is committed to taking action to help preserve, promote ...


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New legislation protects Canadians' right to navigate on their waters

The Government of Canada is taking steps to restore lost protections for all waterways by protecting the rights of Indigenous peoples and Canadians ...


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Amazon blazes could speed climate change

The life and livelihoods of the Yanomami and other indigenous peoples are under threat not seen since the first Europeans entered South America.


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Nisga'a Museum receives $45000 federal grant for Indigenous heritage project

“As our government has affirmed time and again, no relationship is more important to Canada than the one with Indigenous Peoples. Our commitment ...


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Meet the St. John's Urban Indigenous Coalition

“Colonial structures that exclude Indigenous peoples systematically is really what's at the root of a lot of these disparities in policy outcomes like health ...


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Appleton school board votes in support of Wausau School Board's Native American mascot ban

The Appleton school board voted in favor of a resolution to bar Native American mascots. The measure, which originated in Wausau, ...


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Calgary LGBTQ advocates slam Billy Graham Association for downtown presence during Pride

Members of the LGBTQ community are questioning the decision to allow the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Canada to set up its ...


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Greater protections needed for LGBTQ students

Current protections for LGBTQ students at ECU are primarily contingent on the acceptance displayed by most members of our community. However ...


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LGBTQ Champion Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out of 2020 Race

New York senator and outspoken advocate for LGBTQ people Kirsten Gillibrand announced Wednesday that she was dropping out of the Democratic ...


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Tackling homelessness among LGBTQ young adults in Tucson

The University of Arizona Southwest Institute for Research on Women will collaborate with community partners in support of unstably housed LGBTQ ...


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This New Jersey Official Is Making Sure LGBTQ Youth Get Their Due

Newbury is particularly concerned about the rights of the LGBTQ and other historically marginalized communities amid the Trump administration.


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Brooklyn Man Indicted for Hate Crime After Allegedly Harassing LGBTQ Couple, Stabbing One in ...

A man in Brooklyn has been indicted on hate crime and attempted murder charges after he allegedly harassed an LGBTQ couple and stabbed one of ...


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South Bay targets LGBTQ hate crimes

Chavez and James Gonzales, SJPD's LGBT liaison officer, both told the Bay Area Reporter that it was a coincidence, but demonstrates that hate ...


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OKCIC named LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader

Oklahoma City Indian Clinic has been awarded the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.


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400 years after slavery's start, economic band-aids won't solve racial divide

Although slavery officially ended in 1865, the unequal treatment of African Americans continued through Jim Crow, redlining, and mass incarceration, ...


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Biden: Racism, institutional in the US, is 'white man's problem'

Taking aim at incendiary racial appeals by Trump, Biden told a small group of reporters that a president's words can “appeal to the worst damn ...


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New Illinois laws take aim at high maternal death rates, racial disparities

 Illinois is taking steps to combat troubling maternal and infant mortality statistics after one lawmaker was moved to action by a series ...


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De Blasio Gives Up on Educating Poor Kids

Sadly, these racial gaps in academic achievement have persisted for decades, and they are a main source of racial inequality in America. Want to help ...


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Marvel celebrates 80th anniversary with a massive comic book that pays tribute to its colorful ...

'America's systems are flawed, but they're our only mechanism with which to remedy inequality on a meaningful scale. Yes, it's hard and bloody work.


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A Contrarian (And Promising) Jobs Strategy for the Homeless

In 1965, inspired by President Johnson's call to end poverty in America, Cove dropped out of graduate school at the University of Wisconsin and took a ...


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Time to talk about economic disparity

Jessicah Pierre is the inequality media specialist at the Institute for Policy ... Enslaved labor created the backbone for America's capitalist economy, ...


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Trump's brutal policies are giving rise to a resurgence of the Christian Left

But throughout American history, Christianity has also played a role in ... Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) citing the Bible to condemn wealth inequality, and ...


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