Friday, May 14, 2021

Tag: Native Americans

Clueless Santorum perpetrates ‘second genocide’ of Native Americans

Thus do racists defend “manifest destiny,” the delusion that God endorsed genocide, the greatest single theft of land, freedom and property in history.

Pro-fossil fuel senators grill Deb Haaland as she bids to become...

Congressmember Deb Haaland, President Joe Biden’s pick to lead the Interior Department, could become the first Native American to serve as a cabinet secretary if she is confirmed.

‘Indian Country’ is excited about the first Native American secretary of...

Indian Country finally has a seat at the table.

Native Americans on police response to Capitol insurrection

“No way would Black or Brown people be treated that way had they attacked a symbol of our democracy.”

Native leadership for the US Department of the Interior

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez called it a “truly a historic and unprecedented day for all Indigenous people.”

Winona LaDuke: Deb Haaland’s nomination for Interior Sec. is ‘important step’...

Haaland’s nomination was backed by progressives, as well as more than 120 tribal leaders, who sent a letter to Biden last month urging him to select her for the post.

Minnesota Permits for Line 3 Pipeline approved. Indigenous and Climate Leaders...

Environmental and Indigenous groups say this construction threatens the water where Native Americans harvest wild rice and also would be a factor in increasing climate change.

Native Americans protesting Trump border wall tear gassed, arrested by US...

United States Border Patrol agents and Arizona law enforcement officials violently repressed a peaceful action held Monday morning by roughly 30 land and water protectors.

Tribes and environmental groups sue Trump administration to preserve clean water...

The administration’s latest attempt to undermine the Clean Water Act would jeopardize tribal and state rights to protect their water quality

Federal judge orders Trump admin to give Native Americans their withheld...

“It is unconscionable that it has taken court action to force this administration to distribute relief to Tribal governments as Congress intended and the law requires.”

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The end of (inconvenient) protest?

Protest has been a tool that the left has used to force government action throughout the English speaking world.

Sound the alarms, McConnell and Manchin put roadblocks in front of Biden’s agenda

When will we hear our president tell us how he plans to get all this great legislation underway in a Senate that is filled with McConnell and Manchin roadblocks?

Biden administration plans an immediate ban on menthol cigarettes

Studies prove that such bans will help people quit smoking, especially those disproportionately affected by menthol cigarettes.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.