Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Tag: native american women

Deb Haaland, one of nation’s first Native Congresswomen, calls for probe...

"I’ll go to Congress to make sure that we are paying attention to the issues that folks care about."

94% of Indigenous women in Seattle have experienced sexual violence. We...

"Seven generations from now, I don’t want a Native woman to have to talk to her daughter about what to do when she is raped. And so we have passed these stories on."

As 2018 midterms approach, Native American women are running for office...

Three Native women are running for governor, and 31 are running for seats in state legislatures.

Indigenous culture reasserts women’s power through dance

The colonial legacy of patriarchy undergirds a long, entrenched history of abuse of Native women.

Progressive Briefing for Thursday, September 20

Lawsuit filed against officers for false arrest, mosquitoes could spread microplastics, Feds pledge more funds to target violence against Native American women, and more.

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Marines charged with human smuggling

At least 13 Marines will face military court proceedings for their involvement in the human smuggling operation.
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“Duh, of course I would”: Bernie Sanders vows to take legal action against fossil...

"How do you hold fossil fuel executives who knew that they were destroying the planet but kept on doing it?"

Wisconsin legislators seek to criminalize climate, environmental protests

“It is alarming to see the fossil fuel industry trying to pit environmentalists and labor unions against one another."

A new idea for Bernie: Universal no-fault insurance

A universal no-fault system could have a number of advantages.

‘Total massacre’ as U.S. drone strike kills 30 farmers in Afghanistan

Amnesty International said the bombing "suggests a shocking disregard for civilian life."