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Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Fractured' Indigenous issues segment of debate brings few surprises

But the issues facing Indigenous peoples across the country failed to take hold as the debate switched from First Nation, Metis and Inuit issues, to the ...


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Australia's relationship with its Indigenous peoples should have been fixed 230 years ago'

As Victoria and the Northern Territory take steps towards a treaty process, Indigenous leader Mick Dodson has discussed what he believes it would ...


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Federal Debate night on APTN: Here are the party's platforms

When Indigenous communities have a stake in local projects, and when Indigenous entrepreneurs have the help they need to succeed and grow, ...


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Majority of college students support DITCHING Columbus Day

Indigenous Peoples' Day would instead “recognize, celebrate, and honor the many contributions of indigenous peoples across the world,” explained ...


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CHER researchers use photos to explore wellness among Native Americans with disabilities

When NAU researcher Heather Williamson wanted to explore how Native American adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities and their ...


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Native American Jewelry Tells 'Stunning Stories' of Indigenous People

For generations, Native American artists have passed down design techniques to enhance the beauty of their jewelry. In creating jewelry to gift, trade ...


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Maternal Child Health Program Manager

we strive to provide the best health care available for urban American Indians, Alaska Natives, and individuals who generally ...


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High School Cancels Homecoming Events After Students Mocked Native American Dance On Video

A Wisconsin high school has cancelled all homecoming activities after a video of its students mocking Native American culture was uploaded online.


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Transgender health expert can discuss LGBTQ town hall

As the Democratic presidential candidates prepare to discuss LGBTQ issues at a town hall Oct. 10, Endocrine Society spokesman Joshua Safer, MD, ...


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Remembering transgender pioneer Christine Jorgensen

Berlin doctor Magnus Hirscheld (1868 – 1935), a legend in LGBTQ history who would later be involved with Elvenes' surgery, arranged for Baer's ...


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Bernie Sanders will not participate in LGBTQ town hall after heart attack

 After suffering a heart attack last week, Vermont senator and 2020 Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders will no loner be participating ...


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Washington LGBTQ residents are protected on the job, no matter what SCOTUS rules

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear three cases October 8th over anti-discrimination protections for LGBTQ employees. Sexual orientation and gender ...


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Sing for solidarity, LGBTQ rights

Vocal Synergy will sing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" along with one or two other songs on the steps of Main Hall as we celebrate LGBTQ and ...


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Courts shouldn't rewrite civil rights law to satisfy LGBTQ passions

These arguments pose the question: Should the law include a prohibition on discrimination on the basis of LGBT status? That is a political question ...


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LGBTQ People Deserve Employment Discrimination Protection Just Like The Rest Of Us

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of The United States will hear opening arguments for a set of cases that hold more weight for LGBTQ people than the ...


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Julian Castro Escorts LGBTQ Asylum Seekers Across Mexico-US Border

On Monday, Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro visited a refugee camp in Matamoros, Mexico, and accompanied a group of LGBTQ and ...


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Corporate tax avoidance: it's no longer enough to take half measures

It's an absurd claim: after all, it was America – or, rather, corporate America – that wrote the rules of globalisation in the first place. .... The world is facing multiple crises – including climate change, inequality, slowing growth, and ...


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America needs to put recession-fighting on autopilot

America needs to put recession-fighting on autopilot ... Inequality and wage stagnation are also already bad enough that, with the relief lawmakers ...


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Income inequality is on the rise in California. In some Bay Area counties, the disparities are extreme.

That's one takeaway of a recent analysis of U.S.Census Bureau data by the ... Income inequality is typically measured through the Gini Index, which ...


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From 'Joker' to 'Hustlers' to 'Parasite,' filmmakers explore the gap between the haves and have-nots

Released in March, Jordan Peele's horror film “Us,” a pointed commentary ... A female-centric answer to films like “The Wolf of Wall Street” and “Goodfellas,” “Hustlers” views the issue of income inequality through the lens of gender, ...


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American Inequality is Still Surging Along, Now is the Time to Finally Address It.

Unfortunately, the basic reality is that 80% of American workers are living from ... even as the nation's poverty and unemployment rates are at historic lows. ... Perhaps that's why even some of the beneficiaries of America's soaring ...


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University of Colorado Boulder investigating verbal altercation with racial slurs

The University of Colorado Boulder is investigating a verbal altercation between students that included racial slurs, according to a statement from CU ...


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Toronto's Vital Signs report exposes Toronto's worsening inequality

Toronto's Vital Signs report exposes Toronto's worsening inequality ... In North America's fastest growing city, youth, newcomers, and racialized ...


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Building America

Reminding us that Africans were brought to the Americas “specifically for .... an executive order banning racial discrimination by defense contractors.


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