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Thursday, 26 September 2019

Invasions of Brazilian indigenous land rise under Bolsonaro

Roberto Liebgott, a coordinator of the report, said the current situation is “more worrying for indigenous peoples than in any previous administration.”.


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When the School Mascot Is a Native American Stereotype

One of the best things to do in a situation where you're trying to figure out if Native American stereotypes harm indigenous peoples is to ...


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Genocide, fairytales, and the expendables of election 2019

But in the end, the NDP's commitment to honouring Indigenous rights .... Accordingly, it would infringe Indigenous peoples' rights protected under the ...


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Which party will address systemic racism in Canada?

Canada's founding was based on the colonization of this land and the subjugation of Indigenous peoples. The laws and policies that followed made ...


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NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh backs away from giving provinces a veto over resource projects

“And what we need to do is have a collaborative approach, one that is based on the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.


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CAFOD celebrates indigenous leader winning 'Alternative Nobel Prize'

It is an indigenous organisation working to protect the forests and the culture of indigenous peoples. The Right Livelihood Foundation says the award ...


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Infrastructure, suicide prevention on ITK list of issues that need to be addressed by federal parties

... reconciliation and the urgency around improving socio-economic status, implementing land claims, respecting Inuit and Indigenous peoples rights is ...


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Indonesia: Indigenous Peoples Losing Their Forests, Says HRW

The Indonesian government is failing to protect the rights of Indigenous peoples who have lost their traditional forests and livelihoods to oil palm ...


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A new report finds that LGBTQ people in Oklahoma lack statewide protection from discrimination

113,000 LGBTQ people in the state of Oklahoma are not protected from discrimination according to the UCLA School of Law, Williams ...


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Amy Klobuchar: Where does she stand on LGBTQ rights?

But when it comes to LGBTQ rights, Klobuchar has a solid history of support and a number of proposals that should keep her in contention with ...


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New Funding To Improve Cancer Outcomes For LGBTQ People

LGBTQ people in NSW will get more support to prevent and detect cancer early through a $1.2 million grant from the Cancer Institute NSW to the ...


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LGBTQ Veterans and Allies Military Ball 2019

Combined Arms hosted its second annual LGBTQ Veterans and Allies Military Ball at the Julia Ideson Library. The event featured guest speakers, ...


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A 13-year-old was arrested for threatening to kill minority & LGBTQ students

“I am on my way to murder you. I hate not only you and your 'LGBT community' but I also hate your 'blacklivesmatter' because, guess what, white lives ...


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LGBTQ community does not have equality

I would like to reply to ... letter writer who states that she thinks that LGBTQ people have equality. The LGBTQ community does ...


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LGBTQ-owned, 'stigma-free' Castro pharmacy to debut this weekend

Castro residents will soon be able to pick up their prescriptions from the first independent pharmacy to operate in the neighborhood in decades.


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YU Democrats Club loses official status after LGBTQ advocacy

“It seems like nothing less than retaliation for the LGBTQ march that was hosted,” march organizer Molly Meisels said. “YU receives funding from ...


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Immigrant advocates condemn ICE activity in Kitsap as racial profiling

Immigrant advocates are blasting targeted operations by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Kitsap County, accusing ICE agents of racial ...


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Mayor Fires Back At Charge Of Racial Profiling

After Elk Grove Village Mayor Craig Johnson called a recent campaign mailer “racist,” one of his frequent critics alleged that police show racist ...


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Here's how much money America's 10 wealthiest people would have if the US had a moderate ...

The idea of using a wealth tax to solve America's inequality problem has gained traction in recent years, but proposals have been hampered by ...


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GM picket lines become 2020 US presidential campaign battleground

GM picket lines become 2020 U.S. presidential campaign battleground ... Co to amplify their messages about income inequality and corporate power. ... “GM is demonstrating that it has no loyalty to the workers of America or to the ...


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82% of Americans Say Billionaires Should Be Allowed to Exist

He explained that the purpose of the plan is to “significantly reduce income and wealth inequality in America by telling the wealthiest families in this ...


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Bernie Sanders' wealth tax plan is an ambitious attempt to combat inequality

In an interview with The New York Times on Tuesday morning, Sanders expanded on his strategy for reducing extreme wealth inequality in America.


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Punishing 'Extreme Business Success': Who Does That Help?

Assuming each tax has been in place since the 1980s, here's how they would have impacted America's richest people, according to ... For more on wealth inequality, please check out this recent AEIdeas online symposium on the ...


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Study: Florida ranked as one of America's least affordable states

Florida ranked as one of America's least affordable states ... highest poverty rates among other developed nations as income inequality widens.


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