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Wednesday, 2 October 2019

The Path to a Profitable and Protected Amazon

“Wild West” policies encourage violence against indigenous peoples and local communities. Historically a leader in demarcating indigenous lands, ...


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Fires still being set in blazing Bolivia

Many Indigenous and civil society groups are calling for an end to laws that allow burning. I spoke to ecologists and biologists about what is being lost, ...


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What you should know about the Peace and Friendship Treaties

The British were victorious over the French, but Mi'kmaw people and other Indigenous people here had been, for some time, supporting the French.


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The facts about indigenous peoples

The proposal floating around city hall, pending action as early as this month without much public discussion, to substitute “Indigenous Peoples' Day” ...


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NDP unveil 'New Deal for Northern Ontario'

“Northern Indigenous communities are being treated horrendously, life is becoming less and less affordable, and we're battling extreme weather ...


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Indigenous candidates strike tricky balance between role and responsibilities

He said being a federal election candidate and Indigenous means you have a "double" responsibility: to advocate for Indigenous peoples while ...


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Immigration top of mind at federal debate in North Bay

On bringing clean water to all Canadians, especially Indigenous communities, Carr accused the Liberals of only taking care of a small percentage, ...


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'We have to be in it together': Remembering indigenous rights heroine Den Upa Rombelayuk ...

Along with thousands of other indigenous people from across the country, she had traveled here to take part in the national congress of AMAN, ...


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Human Rights Campaign partners with Honey Nut Cheerios to raise funds in the fight for LGBTQ ...

Speron commands the cereal maker for “recognizing the importance of funding our work to achieve full equality for LGBTQ people, and we're looking ...


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Tennessee teen's suicide highlights dangers of anti-LGBTQ bullying

Like Smith, her son Tyler took his own life following anti-LGBTQ cyberbullying. But now, nine years after her son's death, Clementi said there's reason ...


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Kanye West Praises Chick-fil-A, Christ in New Song to LGBTQ Chagrin

Now Trump supporter Kanye West has paid homage to the chicken sandwich chain that continually donates large sums to anti-LGBTQ ...


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Indie LGBTQ Film Golden Boy

Each day I'm inspired by the LGBTQ community and their artistry. Whether I'm reading various entertainment or opinion blogs, seeing something ...


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Lee County RE/MAX agents apologize for social media posts offending LGBTQ community

Some in the LGBTQ community say the RE/MAX agents are hating on them. ... “We don't all remember that," said the LGBTQ Chamber of Commerce ...


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LGBTQ advocates want more attention, awareness brought to transgender issues in Jacksonville

Three transgender were women killed in Jacksonville last year and their cases highlight the issue of acceptance, according to ...


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Black and Pink speaks on campus about LGBTQ experience inside prisons

LGBTQ prison abolitionist group Black and Pink leads a discussion in the Center for Gender, Sexuality and Activism in the basement of the George ...


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The first silent LGBTQ love story from India makes its way to Fargo

"Sisak" is the first silent love story that features the LGBTQ community to come out of India. The movie has won 59 awards internationally, including ...


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In Trump's America, the Jewish High Holidays Mean Waiting for the Next Synagogue Attack

In Trump's America, the Jewish High Holidays Mean Waiting for the Next .... Ascribing inequality to a corrupt global Jewish cabal shields the larger ...


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Chinese Communists Doing 'Spectacular Job' Fighting Poverty, NPR Reporter Says

... benefitted the citizenry, though at the cost of creating income inequality. ... Chang said the party promises "if you work hard and you trust us, we will ...


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The Many Sides of Masculinity

... whose research focuses on masculinity and gender, as well as sexual identity and inequality, noted that for all the discussion provoked by America's ...


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Democrats' Plans to Tax Wealth Would Reshape US Economy

Income inequality has surged in the United States in the last 50 years, with the top 0.1 percent now controlling about a fifth of the nation's wealth.


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When They See Us" deserves more recognition

One heartbreaking story of injustice, pain and the haunting effects of systemic inequality that plague America. Director and producer Ava DuVernay ...


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Nets Link Mike Pence to Racial Bullying Incident

Between Friday morning and Saturday morning, several shows on CNN, CBS, and NBC took the time to highlight a bullying case in which three white ...


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The Forgotten History of America's Worst Racial Massacre

One hundred years ago this week, one of the worst episodes of racial violence in American history unfolded in Elaine, Ark., a small town in the ...


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After years of racial discrimination in Russia, this Korean Uzbek community finds peace in New ...

Antonina Li, a third-generation Korean Uzbek, moved from Uzbekistan to Russia in the late '80s in search of better economic opportunities — only to ...


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