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Wednesday, 25 September 2019

When is an apology good enough?

In Canada, racism against Indigenous peoples was legislated. This is the Indian Act, a law which created onerous controls and limitations for ...


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As Indigenous Peoples Protest, California Approves Global Cap-And-Trade Plan

Due to opposition from indigenous groups and environmental justice activists to the proposal, though, the Air Resources Board did not take a vote that ...


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6 Native leaders on what it would look like if the US kept its promises

In August, hundreds of Indigenous peoples gathered in Sioux City, Iowa, for the two-day Frank LaMere Presidential Forum. People had traveled from ...


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Brazilian indigenous leaders denounce Bolsonaro before UN speech

Indigenous leaders in Brazil have denounced Jair Bolsonaro's “colonialist and ... “Not content with its attacks on indigenous peoples, the Brazilian ...


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Oceans, glaciers at increasing risk, including Canada's: climate report

Arctic communities will be most directly affected. ... as well as culture of human societies, particularly for Indigenous peoples," the report says.


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Rep. Deb Haaland: For Native American women, the pay gap is even wider—here's a way to fix it

But when we break those into subgroups, it is evident that Native women are at the bottom of the list — followed only by our Latinx sisters, who won't ...


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Oklahoma's minority children still more likely to live in concentrated poverty

Oklahoma children who are black, Latino or Native American are significantly more likely to live in high-poverty, low-opportunity neighborhoods than ...


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Construction begins for Native American Veterans Memorial on the National Mall

Native Americans who served in our nation's military are set to get a memorial in their honor. It's a memorial that's been ...


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Telling NC's LGBTQ Kids to Change Who They Are Is Abuse

Like many other LGBTQ teenagers, I grappled with my identity, trying to will myself to be straight, or at least attempt to be perceived as straight, but it ...


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Conservatives Disagree About Compromising on LGBTQ Rights

Tim Schultz, president of the 1st Amendment Partnership, favors a compromise measure establishing federal LGBTQ rights that would include ...


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Author Gabby Rivera Says Book Could 'Be a Bridge' For LGBTQ Teens And Latino Parents

When a small press published Juliet Takes a Breath a few years ago, the work of young adult fiction first found critical acclaim from online LGBTQ and ...


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Inside The Indy Catholic Schools LGBTQ Controversy

Inside The Indy Catholic Schools LGBTQ Controversy. When Archbishop Charles Thompson recently began ordering the firing of LGBT teachers at ...


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Here's why 'Kikis with Louie' is the Web-Series Every LGBTQ Kid Needs to Watch

The program is hosted by the Director of LGBTQ Health and Rights at Advocates for Youth Louie Ortiz-Fonseca. His main focus in the series is to ...


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Trans Man's Suicide Prompts LA County to Strengthen Services for LGBTQ Youth

In response to the suicide of an 19-year-old transgender foster youth, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to develop more ...


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Rice University Mocks Football Rival Baylor University's Anti-LGBTQ Policies With Display of ...

Rice University's halftime show Sunday was filled with solidarity for its LGBTQ members—and filled with sass for its rivals, Baylor University, according ...


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Research shows acceptance is key to prevent suicide among LGBTQ people

LGBTQ youth are 40% less likely to attempt suicide if they have just one accepting adult in their lives, according to new survey data released by the ...


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Harvard would admit 50 percent more Asian Americans without 'legacy, athlete and racial ...

Non-race preferences deserve 'healthy doses of public shame'. Even though the target of an anti-Asian discrimination lawsuit against Harvard ...


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Changing admission policy at specialized NYC high schools will dramatically change ethnic and ...

A proposal to change admission policy at the city's specialized high schools would dramatically change the racial and ethnic makeups of these ...


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All Souls to the Polls forum recalls early years of black voter suppression

A multi-racial audience heard Karen Hughes White, founder and president of the Afro-American Historical Association, describe the efforts of blacks in ...


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The 2019 migrant surge is unlike any we've seen before. This is why

The reasons behind the wave of Central Americans migrating to the U.S. are ... They were single adult men, typically seeking work in the U.S. They paid ... the U.S. to escape pervasive poverty, domestic violence, economic inequality, ...


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Americans already paid for universal health care. Just not for fellow Americans.

For example, American women today are four times more likely to die in ... further aggravated the nagging problem of income inequality in America.


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A majority of the ultra-wealthy expect a recession by 2020 and are hunkering down, says UBS survey

An escalated trade war between the U.S. and China has deepened fears of a ... candidates have proposed wealth taxes to cut income inequality.


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GM Is Betraying the American Worker. And Trump Is Hanging Them Out to Dry ...

GM Is Betraying the American Worker. .... prices (fueled by share buybacks) and higher executive pay, resulting in wider inequality.


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Bernie Sanders Calls for 8% Wealth Tax on Richest Americans

Bernie Sanders Calls for 8% Wealth Tax on Richest Americans ... substantially reduce wealth inequality in America and stop our democracy from ...


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