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Thursday, 19 September 2019

Canada can learn from Amazon Synod's teaching on environment and indigenous people

The upcoming Synod of Bishops on the Amazon will challenge Canada regarding its own relationship with Indigenous peoples and the environment, ...


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How Ancient DNA Can Help Recast Colonial History

Those censuses, and other colonial documents, have fueled the common narrative that the indigenous peoples were completely extinguished.


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U of M addresses sexual violence, bans student-teacher relationships

We will be listening to the perspectives and experiences of Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of racialized communities, ...


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Human rights groups take climate fight to big corporations

More than 200 representatives of indigenous peoples, labour groups, legal bodies and environmental organisations issued a historic declaration on ...


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A museum in Bolivia pays homage to President Evo Morales

The 59-year-old son of Aymara Indian shepherds is seeking his third ... Here we have the 36 indigenous peoples and the history of the country.”.


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How much of a disaster is climate change? Let Nordic indigenous peoples tell you, says Finnish actor

I deeply believe that now, or never, is the time to listen to what these indigenous people have to say about the world. The human race is facing a ...


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Local Group Teams Up with Smithsonian Museum for Workshop on Native American History

The Greater Cincinnati Native American Coalition, a group of indigenous activists and allies, will partner with the Washington, D.C.-based Smithsonian ...


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Trump enchantment of New Mexico supporters, including Native voters

Native American voters from several tribes turn out to both support and protest the president at a rally in New Mexico. In Rio Rancho, New Mexico, ...


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Spectrum 'a safe place' for LGBTQ + community

Dosomething.com reports that 42 percent of people who are LGBT say they are living in an unwelcoming environment. The new LGBTQ Club ...


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Mormon Church clarifies 'confusion' with LGBTQ people: we love you, but still oppose same-sex ...

In two contradictory stances on how the faithful should feel about the church's LGBTQ members, leaders went from considering Mormons in same-sex ...


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It's BiWeek. Here are some words you should know.

This week is Bisexual+ Awareness Week, also known as BiWeek for short. BiWeek was co-founded by the LGBTQ media organization GLAAD and the ...


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Need Continues to Spike for LGBTQ-Inclusive Elder Housing

The LGBT community is aging and, as a result, its elder care needs are growing. It is estimated that by 2030 there will be over 7 million LGBT adults ...


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New York schools fall short on LGBTQ suicide prevention policies: study

The report, conducted by the LGBTQ youth suicide prevention nonprofit The Trevor Project, also found that over one-third of school districts in the state ...


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LGBTQ Media Coverage 'Vanished' After Trump's Election

LGBTQ issues have been covered significantly less in mainstream media outlets since the election of  Trump, according to a new report from ...


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San Diego leaders, students discuss bill that would train educators to support LGBTQ youth

That is why Assemblymember Todd Gloria and an LGBTQ advocacy group on Wednesday met with San Diego high school students and staff to ...


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“Bachelor” makes history with show's first LGBTQ proposal

Both women proposed to each other during the “Bachelor in Paradise” season finale Tuesday night, marking the show's first LGBTQ engagement.


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Trump, no fan of big cities and their Democratic leaders, unleashes his derision on LA

One of the most arresting images of Trump's inaugural address in 2017 was a grim portrait of urban America, riddled by poverty, gangs, drugs ...


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Gates Foundation Looks to Hollywood for Anti-Poverty Initiative

The foundation will award ten $100,000 grants for stories that combat stereotypes of the poor in America. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is ...


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Backlash against Castro spotlights America's double standard for people of color

I'm here to cheer for the Latino backlash to the non-Latino backlash against Castro, which clearly illustrates that the moment a person of color ...


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Oxen Were The Robots Taking Human Jobs 7000 Years Ago - And They Created Economic ...

Though there is far less economic equality in America than at any point in ... Oxen displaced human workers, so they brought economic inequality.


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A Pittsburgh Native Tackles Anti-Semitism

Historian Victor Tcherikover famously said that there are few things in human history that have a history of 2,000 years. Anti-Semitism is one of them.


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No, the Great American Bread Machine isn't dying

In any case, America cannot be described as a place where the rich only get richer and the poor only get poorer. Nor can one say that income ...


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Workers' median earnings climb to $40K

The report, Income and Poverty in the United States: 2018, also revealed an addition of 2.3 million full-time U.S. workers for the time period. Broken ...


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Six Actions Sonny Perdue Can Take Today to Save the US Cattle Market

71 percent of contract poultry growers are living below the federal poverty level. Corn and soybean producers are being forced to live on government ...


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