Thursday, April 25, 2024

Tag: indigenous rights

Congressional Democrats rally against Biden-approved Willow Project in Alaska

As the legal challenges continue, the fate of the Willow Project remains a pivotal issue at the intersection of climate policy, Indigenous rights, and U.S. energy strategy.

UN report exposes alarming U.S. human rights violations, urges immediate reforms

"Systemic racism and injustice": UN slams U.S. for widespread human rights breaches.

Stand for Indigenous land justice: Stop STAMP

If the state and federal governments truly stand behind their commitments to environmental justice, then we should stand with the Tonawanda—for the Big Woods, and for Indigenous land justice.

Supreme Court upholds Indian Child Welfare Act

The Supreme Court of the United States upheld the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), which maintains Indigenous children under state care stay within their tribe rather than being placed outside their community.

The rise of Indigenous candidates raises awareness of key issues

Indigenous values helped shape American democracy, and now they’re helping increase Native representation.

A growing movement to reclaim water rights for Indigenous people

Native tribes are reliant on their local water sources, which have been continuously exploited and contaminated by the U.S. government and non-Native people. Indigenous groups are finding new ways to demand justice.

Landmark decision: Brazil Supreme Court sides with Indigenous land rights

The country’s Supreme Court has agreed to review the process around a past case that cancelled the demarcation of an Indigenous territory claimed by the Guarani Kaiowá people.

Indigenous youth embark on sub-zero, 93-mile run to protest Dakota Access...

"This is a critical step towards righting the wrongs of the past and setting our nation on a path of environmental, climate, and social justice."

National park ranger condemned for attacking unarmed Indigenous man on sacred...

“Public lands are stolen lands,” asserted Red Nation. “Indigenous people have the right to practice their culture and spiritual ways on Indigenous land without fear of repression, discrimination, or violence.”

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In a resounding rejection of billionaire-funded opposition, U.S. Rep. Summer Lee secures a primary win, highlighting a growing resistance against corporate and dark money in American politics.

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Global military spending hits record $2.4 trillion amidst rising conflicts

As conflicts in Ukraine and Gaza intensify, world powers led by the US ramp up military expenditures, sparking debate over global security priorities and economic consequences.

Climate change costs to hit $38 trillion annually by 2050

New study reveals stark economic disparities as global warming intensifies, disproportionately affecting the world's poorest nations.

Electric vehicles sales remain strong globally new report from IEA confirms

The IEA said that electric vehicle sales will reach 17 million in 2024, which is up from 14 million in 2023, according to its new Global EV Outlook 2024.