Sunday, March 24, 2019

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“Water is life”: Midwestern floods threaten Indigenous communities at forefront of...

As Nebraska and the U.S. Midwest recover from devastating climate change-fueled floods, we speak with Lakota historian Nick Estes on how two centuries of indigenous resistance created the movement proclaiming “Water is life.”

Indigenous organizers halted plans for oil drilling in the Amazon

After months of protest, the government scaled back its plans – at least temporarily.

Environmental defender murdered in Mexico days before vote on pipeline project

"This is a political crime for the human rights defense that Samir Flores Samir and the FPDTA carried out against the [project] and for people's autonomy and self-determination."

How colonization of the Americas killed 90 percent of their Indigenous...

There is now scientific evidence that links climate change to the first encounter and the cumulative destruction of Indigenous societies.

The Indigenous Peoples March was about a lot more than the...

From environmental and land rights to the thousands of indigenous women who have gone missing in the United States and Canada, the march was a reminder that indigenous people suffer from the same problems across the world.

‘I was absolutely afraid:’ Indigenous elder on ‘mob mentality’ of MAGA...

We speak to Nathan Phillips about what happened. He is a Vietnam-era veteran and previous director of the Native Youth Alliance.

Conquest by pipeline in British Columbia

The struggle to preserve their lands, water, languages, cultures and way of life is seen as existential by many Indigenous communities here in Canada as across the country’s southern border in the United States.

Canadian police block journalists from covering indigenous pipeline protest

“The provincial and federal governments must revoke the permits for this project until the standards of free, prior and informed consent are met."

This Thanksgiving, a look at the indigenous communities making the climate...

Here are a handful of front-line organizations and efforts connecting climate change and indigenous communities.

On Indigenous People’s Day, a look at the movement to revive...

This means that restoring food sovereignty to Native communities requires the re-introduction of indigenous food production, distribution practices and infrastructure, in concert with the re-valuation of traditional ecological knowledge that has long been sidelined from Western notions of science.

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Monsanto loses millions of dollars after Indian farmers switch to indigenous seeds

Monsanto claims that the genetically modified cotton seeds they sell are superior. So why are so many people trying to switch?

Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Reinventing Beto: How a GOP accessory became a top democratic contender for president

Beto O’Rourke will be running to elude his actual record. If it catches up with him, he’s going to lose.

Cheney, Rothschild, and Fox News’ Murdoch to drill for oil in Syria, violating international...

While Syria is torn apart by the warring of U.S. imperialists and Islamic fundamentalists – leaving its children to die of starvation – another country plans to take advantage of the chaos by stealing resources from Syria’s southern region.

As if it couldn’t get worse, Trump budget would cut all funding for arts,...

The White House says the cuts are part of the elimination of "wasteful or unnecessary spending."

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