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Tuesday, 10 September 2019

The Zapatista Revolution Is Not Over

Their prediction, which history has subsequently borne out, was that NAFTA would hasten the dispossession of indigenous people both by opening up ...


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Amazon Synod working document earns strong criticism from Amazon experts

The indigenous peoples that are a very small minority in the Amazon region are dominating the largest part of the 'Amazonian face.'” He considers it a ...


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The importance of cultural safety and unity

I am director of Indigenous Arts at Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. ... When I look at the systematic ways Indigenous peoples have had to navigate, ...


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Climate change a top federal election priority for First Nations, says Bellegarde

Bellegarde suggested Canada's failure to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) is one such ...


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Mexican gas pipelines halted by indigenous opposition

Mexican gas pipelines halted by indigenous opposition ... completion of two other lines remains stalled due to opposition from indigenous groups.


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Athabasca region marks National Indigenous Day

Buffalo Lake Métis Settlement marked National Indigenous Peoples Day June 21, and they invited 120 students from Boyle School, along with most of ...


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Indigenous land acknowledgments: opinions toward a practice unknown to many depends on ...

More than half of men (53%) believe these types of acknowledgement do little to help reconciliation with Indigenous people, nearly twice the number ...


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Climate Justice – Activating Compassion for Peoples, Wildlife, and Our Environment

Indigenous peoples represent 5 per cent of the global population, yet they protect more than 80 per cent of the world's biodiversity. Their voices must ...


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How MTV's 'Are You the One?' Became the Show Your LGBTQ Friends Can't Stop Talking About

In a recent episode of MTV's “Are You the One?” following one of the cast's many failed attempts to claim the show's million-dollar prize, Kari Snow, ...


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State of Michigan approves credit union for the LGBTQ community

The State of Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services approved the formation of Superbia Credit Union, the first ever not-for-profit ...


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LGBTQ Migrants Face Unique Dangers When US Rejects And Returns Them To Mexico

More than thirty thousand asylum seeking migrants have been returned to Mexico to await their day in immigration court -- a process that can take ...


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18 LGBTQ Movies On Netflix Right Now That People Highly Recommend

We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favorite LGBTQ+ movies currently streaming on Netflix. Here are their responses: ...


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With DragCon booth, Elizabeth Warren goes after LGBTQ vote

Daniel Lander, Warren's LGBTQ outreach director, said: “Elizabeth was honored to be invited to DragCon. She knows the importance of meeting ...


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Five Things to Know About the Attacks on the LGBTQ Community in Poland

Over the past several months, conservative forces have increasingly targeted LGBTQ people as they advocate for equal rights in Poland. Here are the ...


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A Guide to the Upcoming Democratic Presidential LGBTQ Debates

LGBTQ voters: Mark your calendars. Over the next month, there will be four Democratic presidential candidate forums — two of them devoted ...


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Richmond City Council condemns 'conversion therapy' for LGBTQ people

The practice has resulted in harmful mental health outcomes among LGBTQ individuals, and has been a cause of drug addiction, homelessness and ...


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Associate for Racial, Gender Justice talks about next steps for Black Lives Matter

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with a colleague to discuss the Black Lives Matter movement and how it connects to the church.


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Why are young people economically anxious about the future? The truth is, we don't know

On inequality, Canada's performance is middling among OECD countries, but is significantly better than our peers in North and South America.


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Hondurans feel fate of their unpopular president lies in US

Hondurans feel fate of their unpopular president lies in US ... home to Latin America's highest inequality rate and sees its citizens pouring out decrying ...


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Harris County Takes Steps To Face A History Of Racial Lynchings

“It's just a whole new way of thinking about the African-American experience in the United States, about the racial inequality, the racial injustice,” said ...


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We've Entered the Circle of 2020 Hell Where Andrew Yang Is Crowdsurfing

Andrew Yang made an appearance at the Asian American and Pacific ... a panacea to the massive problem of income inequality in America, which he ...


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New GAO report links inequality to mortality

GAO also confirmed America's decades-long growth in wealth inequality: The average wealth of the top 20 percent of older households more than ...


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Loving the Poor… or Hating the Rich?

In this series, I intend to show readers how to end economic inequality. ... if someone claims that “the top 1% of income earners in the U.S. pay more in ...


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A 'Just and Safe America'

... plans and a public option, child care, student debt and income inequality. Sen. ... Americans think it's dangerous to live in a country awash in guns.


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