Thursday, October 28, 2021

Tag: indigenous rights

‘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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Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.

Despite cutbacks, ExxonMobil continues to fund climate science denial

ExxonMobil has spent more than $39 million to manufacture doubt about climate science.

‘Bottom line,’ says Bernie Sanders, deal must include Medicare expansion, lower drug prices

"Congress must finally have the courage to stand up to the greed of Big Pharma."

‘All you have to do is follow the money’: Ilhan Omar rebukes corporate...

“It is corporate greed, and the lawmakers who serve them,” argues the Minnesota Democrat, “who are betraying the values of our party and the American people.”

The persecution of Steven Donziger

“Why am I the one being locked up? I helped hold [Chevron] accountable.”