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Tuesday, 24 September 2019

StartUP Nations cultivates the spirit of collective entrepreneurship at Concordia

Thirty Indigenous youth from across ... had a lot to reflect on this summer ... Indigenous peoples and communities are diverse, but Deer says this ...


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France backs bold new pact to save Amazon

“This money must go directly to indigenous peoples and civil society,” he said to cheers from some in the audience. “The people on the front lines, the ...


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Any province could veto a major pipeline under an NDP government, says Singh

... a duty to consult affected Indigenous communities about infrastructure projects, that duty does not amount to a veto power for Indigenous peoples.


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Millions Take Part in the Youth-Led Global Climate Strike Friday

As many as a quarter-million people marched on the streets of New York City ... I'm one of the executive coordinators of Brazilian Indigenous Peoples' ...


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Indigenous Youth Weigh the Tough Decision to Vote

For Manuel, voting is a “preventative measure” that Indigenous peoples can take while continuing to address problems of colonialism and nationhood ...


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Native Hawaiians join call for global Indigenous representation in ocean research

Native Hawaiians called on the ocean sciences community to recognize the valuable knowledge indigenous peoples can bring to their research.


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Climate-crisis anxiety fuelling Canada's mental-health woes, Greens say

Indigenous Peoples receive the health care they require without bureaucratic delays and create Indigenous-led healing programs using ...


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What is the history behind Indigenous Peoples' Day?

Indigenous Peoples' Day came about as an alternative to Columbus Day in the late 1980s. It is a holiday that aims to celebrate Native Americans and ...


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Support the nonbinary community

Yet, nonbinary individuals oftentimes get swept under the rug when discussing LGBTQ rights or culture. These genderfluid folk represent a minority ...


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Florida 8th Grader Says 'White Lives Matter' After Threat to Kill Minorities, LGBTQ Members

An eighth grade student in South Florida was arrested after he made threats in a group chat last week to kill minorities and LGBTQ community ...


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Sam Smith destroyed Piers Morgan on Instagram with a single emoji

... queer-phobic abuse online as well as recent griping from Piers Morgan, a commentator with a long history of making anti-LGBTQ comments.


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How YouTube Continues to Alienate the LGBTQ Community

But for many LGBTQ content creators who have long felt marginalized by the platform, the damage had already been done — at least in terms of ...


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Federal judge rules an anti-LGBTQ church can legally be called a 'hate group'

Although the court didn't decide on whether the church itself is an actual hate group, the SPLC says the church “maligns the entire LGBT community.”.


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LGBTQ equality must trump civility

Many LGBTQ nonbinary and trans people live in fear of reprisal and violence for trying to live authentically. There is an epidemic of violence in this ...


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Protesters won't give up fight against Pasco schools' LGBTQ rules

LGBTQ students and advocates from Pasco and across the state have written to the board. They have spoken at meetings, asking the board to ...


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Kansas family's pride flag burned down in suspected hate crime

In recent years, there has been an uptick in LGBTQ discrimination, including pride flags being stolen and windows being shot out, according to ...


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UMaine students taking an interest in the political climate

“The conversations being had about healthcare, America's wars, massive income inequality and many other issues reflect a Democratic Party that is ...


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Is Meritocracy Making Everyone Miserable?

But every American has the right to an elementary- and high-school .... researchers, of income inequality and its effects on the quality of American life.


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An analysis of achievement gaps in every school in America shows that poverty is the biggest hurdle

An analysis of achievement gaps in every school in America shows that ... The two phenomena — racial segregation and economic inequality — are ...


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School poverty – not racial composition – limits educational opportunity, according to new research ...

Fifty years ago, communities across America began efforts to make school ... said Reardon, the Professor of Poverty and Inequality at Stanford GSE.


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Harvard's legacies are nothing to be proud of

America has long fancied itself a meritocracy, and American universities have ... of course, are supposed to be the party opposed to income inequality.


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New evidence shows that school poverty shapes racial achievement gaps

"The only school districts in the U.S. where racial achievement gaps are ... achievement gaps," said Reardon, the Professor of Poverty and Inequality ...


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Survey finds 'sextortion' rife in Latin America, women worst hit

“Sextortion” - abuse of power to obtain sexual favors - is prevalent in Latin America partly due to inequality between men and women in politics and ...


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The American dream is alive but fraying

The American Dream promises opportunity, class mobility, and prosperity. ... We are experiencing the greatest income inequality in 100 years.


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