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Monday, 7 October 2019

Pope Francis urges Amazon bishops to shake up status quo

Pope Francis urged bishops on Sunday to boldly shake up the status quo as they chart ways to better care for the Amazon and its indigenous people ...


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Truth and Reconciliation? What Truth and Reconciliation?

Conservatives especially, and others, are petrified this might mean that Indigenous peoples can say no to pipelines and any other proposal their ...


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Why do we still need to defend Indigenous Peoples Day?

Indigenous Peoples Day is approaching, yet we are still discussing the man who committed mass genocide who is incorrectly credited for discovering ...


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The biggest problem in Canada is a lack of humanity

Why is it that we ask the question about whether or not Indigenous people ... In Canada, however, humanity for Indigenous Peoples is negotiable.


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HUD says deregulation, not affordable housing, needed to solve homelessness

In 2018, 67% of America's homeless people were individuals. ... and Native American children were the most likely to live in concentrated poverty.


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Art exhibit in San Francisco aims to right cultural wrong

The work, called Early Days, with its depiction of a Native American lying at the feet of a missionary was removed from Civic center. To offer a different ...


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Activist forms Two Spirit Society for LGBTQ Native Americans in North Dakota

An activist is starting a Two Spirit Society chapter in North Dakota to help promote inclusion for the Native American LGBTQ population.


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California's Native American Students Suspended, Expelled At Higher Rates

Native American students make up less than 1% of California's public K-12 schools, but a new study released last month found that they're more likely ...


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'Laughed out of interviews': Trans workers discuss job discrimination

Currently before the Supreme Court are three cases regarding LGBTQ workplace discrimination — two, which have been combined, involve alleged ...


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Northwestern students and faculty highlight importance of Illinois law mandating LGBTQ-inclusive ...

Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker signed a bill Aug. 9 that mandates all public schools in the state to teach about the contributions made by LGBTQ people to ...


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TikTok Bans Political Ads, Saying it Does Not Fit the Platform Experience

A TikTok spokesperson responded to The Guardian's coverage saying that previous LGBTQ content in Turkey are no longer in place. “We have since ...


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Considering Therapy? This is Why You Should Seek Professional Help

The LGBTQ community faces unique stresses in the world today. Now more than ever, therapists are finding ways to make sure everyone gets the help ...


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Freshman looks to raise money for LGBTQ homeless through drag performances

Freshman Erik Gonzalez is looking to expand the D.C. drag scene to campus. Gonzalez, an interior architecture major, said he has spent the past year ...


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The Battle for LGBTQ Rights Is Far From Over

The Supreme Court is kicking off its new term this Tuesday with three monumental cases that could alter the direction of the LGBTQ rights movement.


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The Most Explosive Cases the Supreme Court Will Hear This Term, From Abortion to Impeachment

Indeed, as with past LGBTQ cases, the cases' symbolic value may be greater than their actual legal impact. If the court finds against the plaintiffs—as ...


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You can be both': Generous Space a stepping stone to ease conflict between ...

It's an Edmonton support group for LGBTQ Christians who feel unwelcome at church, but who long for the spiritual sustenance that a close relationship ...


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Republican Senate Stands In the Way Of Moving America Forward

... from stagnant wages and growing inequality to catastrophic climate change to ... These include major reforms that would make America better.


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What the presidential candidates are missing: economic growth

He appealed to Americans' highest aspirations by saying in his typical ... Sometimes liberals seem so obsessed with income inequality they seem ...


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Invest in Health Care

“We have the highest level of inequality in the country…the working poor is the fastest growing class in America today…and we are dead last in labor ...


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A microscope on discrimination and migration

As of this writing, Chattanooga is still one of the top American cities in income inequality. As of this writing, there has still been no discussion about the ...


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With 2020 near, Trump finds good economy is hard to deliver

The Census data showed that the Gini Index, a measure of income inequality climbed to .485 in 2018 in the annual American Community Survey, ...


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California is No. 1! Tops list of states with most 'miserable' cities

“We've identified the 50 most miserable cities in the US, using census data ... income inequality” and second in “fastest growing income inequality.”.


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Inequality and the California Paradox

Inequality and the California Paradox ... its history, and significantly outperforming the United States of America in GDP growth over a five-year ... “New census figures released today show rising income inequality across the state and ...


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Where are questions of economic and political inequality in the Democratic debates?

But that was the last significant chunk of time given to economic inequality and the economic issues facing American families. There has been a ...


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