Sunday, May 26, 2019

Tag: indigenous rights

Arctic word games or Indigenous survival?

Indigenous leaders call climate change an urgent threat that requires a global response (an idea that was trashed by the Trump administration).

These Indigenous women are reclaiming stolen land in the Bay Area

“We want to be able to figure out how to give the land back to Indigenous people.”

In the search for missing women, neighbors and family members pair...

Often, Indigenous communities don’t trust that police will act on reports of violence.

An international court is investigating the US and UK’s mass expulsion...

Long ignored by the media, the people of Chagos struggle relentlessly to reclaim islands that the U.S. and U.K. stole for a military base.

Indigenous peoples control one-quarter of world’s land surface, two-thirds of that...

“What these new maps show us is that understanding Indigenous perspectives and Indigenous contributions to conservation are essential when negotiating local or global conservation agreements."

How indigenous knowledge is transforming the March for Science

“Indigenous peoples were always scientists. Their lives depended on it."

Stepping forward to lead on Indigenous rights

Indigenous women will not sit idly by while their rights to their lands are violated—the lands that sustain them and are part of who they are as Indigenous Peoples.

‘Medicare for all’ would fully fund Indian health for first time

Either Medicare or Medicaid: This is what full funding looks like. And a Treaty Right fulfilled. Finally.

Native tribes continue fight against pipelines

In the Midwest, Native resistance is gearing up for the next challenge.

To the millions who have stood up to the Trump administration:...

My gratitude goes out to the millions of Americans who launched a resistance that has slowed or stopped many of Trump’s policies.

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This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

One solution to climate change no one is talking about

A key to fighting climate change could be right under our feet.

‘A message that America will tolerate war crimes’: Trump poised to pardon war criminals

“It was important that the perpetrators of those horrific offenses were brought to justice. Now Trump, in a twisted, grotesque ‘celebration’ of Memorial Day, wants to pardon these and other murderers?!

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