Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: indigenous rights

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.

4 people every week were murdered while protecting the environment in...

The killings of land defenders are growing and spreading.

Climate change will force Native Americans to adapt religious rituals yet...

Global climate change affects everyone. But for many indigenous peoples, natural resources are closely linked to religious beliefs and practices.

Why indigenous civil resistance has a unique power

Activists should draw out the connections between local struggles like #NoDAPL and the broader global climate justice movement.

Canada’s hollow celebration

As Canadians celebrate 150 years of nationhood it seems that the ongoing suffering of the country’s original inhabitants is once again mostly absent from the stories we tell about ourselves.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.