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Thursday, 10 October 2019

'Indigenous Peoples Day' Shines A Light On Texas' Native History, Cultures

Other cities and states have also done this to refocus the historical lens on Native people — the first inhabitants of the Americas — to counter ...


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Native American Awards Night Showcases Indigenous Talent

The Native American Journalists Association presented more than 230 awards recognizing the best coverage of Indian Country during the 2019 NAJA ...


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Finland Agrees to Return Native American Remains to Tribes

The government of Finland plans to send the ancestral remains of Native American tribes to tribal representatives. The remains came from an area ...


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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 found that they're more likely to be suspended or ...


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Congressional inaction drives LGBT rights case at Supreme Court

Democratic lawmakers, who this year advanced legislation to ensure LGBT workplace protections under Title VII no matter how the court rules, told the ...


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Islamist extremists exploited LGBT school protests to fuel hate and division, official probe finds

Protests against LGBT-inclusive education centred on two Birmingham primary schools. Demonstrations are still ongoing, despite a government ruling ...


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Kansas currently without statewide protection for LGBT workers

As the United States Supreme Court considers whether federal law protects LGBT people from job discrimination, Kansas is ...


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Charges in Mongolia LGBT attack hint at changing attitudes

In 2017, changes were made to the law to provide more protections for the LGBT community as well as better training for law enforcement officials on ...


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LGBT Alaskans closely watching US Supreme Court hearings

Alaskans are bracing for what could be big changes in laws concerning LGBT people in the workplace. The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments ...


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Supreme Court Cases Challenge LGBT Rights-Religious Liberty Balancing Act

In all three, the court is considering whether the 1964 Civil Rights Act protects LGBT people from getting fired. Title VII of the law says employers ...


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Ellen DeGeneres and George W. Bush's 'Cowboys pal-around' reveals the cost of acceptance

LGBT lives are not toys to be tossed around for entertainment. ... to diminish and prevent rights and benefits being afforded to LGBT Americans.


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The five most powerful and important LGBT storylines in Marvel Comics' 80 year history

Colourful comic strips bearing the Marvel logo have been lifted to the big screen for more than a decade, but the publisher is more than just Chris ...


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From financial crisis to inequality — how economists got it wrong

Eleven years into America's weakest recovery on record, US inflation .... Inequality in China is even worse than in the US — and continues to grow.


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Why childcare workers will benefit from unions

... United States, comes at a pivotal time for the labor movement in America, when growing inequality makes it harder for workers of all kinds to survive, ...


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The Richest Americans Are Now Paying Lower Taxes Rates Than the Working Class

If you still happen to be wondering what's causing the rampant wealth inequality in the United States, here's a hint: The richest Americans are now ...


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I compared McDonald's cheapest burger with its most expensive, and the difference was staggering

With increasing wealth inequality in America, it seems like McDonald's is trying to appeal to both budget diners and the delivery crowd. I compared the ...


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Rihanna blasts Trump as 'most mentally ill human being in America' in new Vogue interview

... with the San Francisco 49ers in March 2017, began kneeling in protest of social injustice and racial inequality during pre-game renditions of the U.S. ...


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The Latin American left isn't dead yet

So what can be learned from the failures and successes of Latin America's leftist ... About two-thirds of all Latin Americans lived under some form of leftist ... protesting Chile's low levels of public education funding and high inequality.


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Powell Says Automation May Worsen Inequality in Coming Decades

Inequality has risen dramatically over the past 30 years. The top 10% of American households by income own 57% of the country's wealth, up from ...


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America's greedy and unpatriotic millionaires and billionaires

America's greedy and unpatriotic millionaires and billionaires ... Income inequality is at record levels, while wealth inequality in the United ...


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