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Monday, 30 September 2019

Malnutrition, climate change now fellow travelers in scholars' research

... infrastructure, transportation, tourism and recreation, as well as culture of human societies, particularly for Indigenous peoples (high confidence).


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Perth prepares to host World Indigenous Tourism Summit in 2020

Perth prepares to host World Indigenous Tourism Summit in 2020 ... United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, through tourism.


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Protests Denouncing Secularism Law Continue

The Montreal flag—which has recently been adapted to include a white pine as a totem for Indigenous Peoples—represents multiculturalism, said ...


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Alberta will remain an 'energy superpower' under Green Party climate plan, says May

"We know that Indigenous peoples who have invested in those operations will be using oil at least till 2030 from the oilsands, but we'll be cranking it ...


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California Polluters May Soon Buy Carbon 'Offsets' From the Amazon — Is That Ethical?

Some indigenous peoples, policymakers, environmentalists and researchers view the standard as a novel way to financially support those struggling ...


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Native American artist hopes her works impart cultural history

Her acrylic paintings are her cultural heritage – a Native American. They are also created with the goal of sharing her history. Marquez was shy and ...


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Georgia-Based Church Group Returns Land to Native Americans

Native American lands across the country were often taken by the government or settlers. The Wyandotte Indians were forced from their land by the ...


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FBI and Native Americans come together for Peace Tree Ceremony

The Federal Bureau of Investigation celebrated its longtime friendship with Native Americans by holding a Peace Tree ...


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Wichita Pride festival, parade celebrate LGBTQ equality

Wichita Pride held its annual celebrations this weekend, celebrating LGBTQ equality and culture in the city with a series of events.


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Napa LGBTQ parents have a place to be parents at Rainbow Play Dates

The effort to place the Napa Valley's LGBTQ residents on an equal footing with others has taken the form of big gestures like fighting for the right to ...


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Why the New Mexico governor's rainbow flag was taken down

So it was when members of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham's office hung a rainbow flag representing LGBTQ pride this summer outside the office, facing ...


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'There is no protection': case of trans woman fired after coming out could make history

Now 58, Stephens, modest, quietly spoken but full of steely reserve, is at the center of the most important LGBTQ rights case to come before the US ...


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The Fabulous Life Of Ludovico Torri

I also won “Best Actor” at the Berlin Underground Film Festival in Berlin and the movie has also been selected at the Audience Award LGBTQ Short ...


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Student influencers promote social issues, businesses using digital media

Geisel, a senior majoring in women's studies, turned her passion for LGBTQ rights into action with a blog. She said she wanted to use her platform as ...


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New LGBTQ-Friendly Health Center Comes To Cincinnati

It will serve all communities, with services tailored to the LGBTQ community, including primary care, behavioral, women's and trans health. Along with ...


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Level the playing field for LGBTQ financial services

With many forms of financial discrimination against LGBTQ consumers still not explicitly prohibited, sources say the time is right for a credit union ...


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Leading Chinese American scholars decry racial profiling from Trump's hard-line policies against ...

Leading Chinese Americans, gathering Saturday in Silicon Valley, decried what they say is alarming and growing racial profiling of their community by ...


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Racial inequality in homeownership across US is sharpest in New York

White homeowners control a disproportionately high percentage of property across the country, and the discrepancy between population and ...


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American dream needs fuel

And, as we learned on Thursday, U.S. income inequality is at its widest point in 50 ... Twenty percent of households fell below the federal poverty level.


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US Census data reveals the worsening income inequality across US

The US census data has been released on Thursday. The latest data revealed that income inequality across the US was worsening. Illinois beat the ...


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Global Citizen launched a brodcast, Aim: the eradication of extreme poverty, reducing climate ...

... of extreme poverty, reducing climate change, eradicate inequality!! ... Nigeria would be soon joined by events in Latin America, Europe, and Asia.


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Sanders says 49% of 'new' income goes to the top 1%

He said this is "a time of massive and grotesque income and wealth inequality in America." "49% of all new income goes to the top 1%," Sanders said ...


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Some bright spots, but experts warn of woes

For one, income inequality is on the rise. Puerto Rico, Washington, D.C., New York and Connecticut top the list of U.S. states and territories with the ...


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Middle class hangs in balance

“The wealth inequality in America is unprecedented at least in our lifetime. You'd have to go back to the last gilded age in this country to see anything ...


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