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Thursday, 12 September 2019

With little fanfare, Canada quietly launches new Arctic policy document

To that end, more than 25 Indigenous organizations, along with the ... Canadian Arctic and northern Indigenous peoples are resilient and healthy.


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First Nations seeking economic reconciliation

Real change and a renewed nation-to-nation relationship was prime ministerial hopeful Justin Trudeau's pitch to Indigenous Peoples in 2015.


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Climate change and oilsands development among top issues as election campaign begins

... also be keeping an eye on issues such as the welcoming of refugees and migrants; poverty reduction; and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.


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A demand for action on the Capitol steps

Vice-president of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, Darla Black, closes the Violence ... Earlier in the morning, the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the ...


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Alberta spending more than $80M on 4000 addictions treatment spaces

"SCS do more than keep people alive for another day," she said in a ... "Our Indigenous peoples are dying every day from fentanyl overdoses, opioid ...


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Some Progress, Continued Challenges Tracking Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women

While data is limited, native women do face some of the highest rates of ... before the subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States.


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US seeks dismissal of Native Americans' lawsuit over Keystone pipeline

Demonstrators walk to Andrew W. Bogue Federal Courthouse as they protest against the Keystone XL pipeline in Rapid City, S.D. South Dakota's ...


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Alaska Native Voices from WWII Are Focus of Historical Project

In August, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development recognized forty Native leaders around the country for their “40 Under 40 ...


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Schools 'Encouraged' Not Required To Offer LGBTQ Training For Teachers Under Amended Bill

A proposal to require all public and charter school teachers statewide to attend LGBTQ training every other year underwent ...


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Iowa is the perfect host for LGBTQ presidential candidate forum

Thanks to the group known as One Iowa — best known for leading the fight for LGBTQ marriage equality here 10 years ago — Iowa is poised to ...


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NYC Council wants to repeal a ban on LGBT conversion therapy

“This was a painful decision that was made after leading LGBTQ advocates requested that the Council take this drastic step,” Johnson (D-Manhattan) ...


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Purdue University faculty, students consider measure to prevent Chick-fil-A from opening on campus

They're calling for the school to "promote inclusivity” by holding commercial ventures, such as the anti-LGBTQ fast-food restaurant, to the same ...


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Affordable housing for LGBTQ seniors in Seattle will be a first in Washington state

Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood has plans for an affordable housing apartment complex designed for LGBTQ seniors, a first for Washington state.


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Chick-Fil-A Protests Destroy the Credibility of the LGBTQ Movement

Cooped up at my desk at work, I saw that LGBTQ protesters participated in a “die-in” in front of the chicken restaurant, along with animal rights activists.


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Queer YouTubers are getting in trouble for sex toy sponsorships

YouTube admitted to making “mistakes” after multiple LGBTQ and sex education content creators said they received warnings for videos sponsored by ...


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Harris joins brief in Supreme Court case over LGBTQ discrimination

“The rights of those who claim protections for sexual orientation and gender identity must be weighed against First Amendment protections of religious ...


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Robert Frank exposed an America that Americans weren't ready to see

When mass media of the day supported a culture of unquestioning confidence, Frank saw inequality in the US growing, its citizens growing more ...


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A new paradigm to address global income inequality

The rise in the US has been so sharp that it is no longer clear that the ... of overall global inequality—one decreased it while the other increased it.


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What Becomes of America If Trump is Reelected?

He discusses what four more years would mean for the climate, inequality, etc. How likely is a re-election? Democracy Trump Re-election The ...


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Why This is the Hardest 9/11 Anniversary of Them All

It's also worth remembering that after 9/11, the U.S. came together like ... their return didn't create the inequality that is currently roiling America today, ...


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Whoopi on Trump's Bahamas Comments: “How Do You Not... Say This Is Racial?'

Tuesday on The View, the hosts spun a comment President Trump made about criminals entering the U.S., as another example of how Trump hated ...


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Joan Johnson, Whose Company Broke a Racial Barrier, Dies at 89

Johnson Products also provided sponsorship that enabled “Soul Train,” the music and dance show sometimes called “the black 'American Bandstand ...


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New Census Data Shows Racial and Gender Inequality Remain Firmly Intact

The U.S. Census Bureau released its annual data on median household income and poverty. The headline numbers indicated that the nationwide ...


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'We Charge Genocide': Still, no justice

One of the most ambitious attempts to critique racial inequality in the U.S. occurred in 1951 when an organization called the Civil Rights Congress ...


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