Saturday, August 17, 2019

Tag: Native Americans

Native Americans in Nevada Will Have to Travel Almost 100 Miles...

When confronted about the disparity, the state claimed that Native Americans can still register by mail or on the internet.

Native People Waging Historic Struggle Against Dakota Access Pipeline

Hundreds of Native Americans have mobilized to oppose the construction of a major oil pipeline across the Missouri River.

Media Silent as Native Americans Successfully Halt Construction on Oil Pipeline

It’s the Keystone XL Pipeline all over again.

Bernie Sanders Delivers Passionate Speech on Native American Rights

Bernie Sanders continues his commitment to fighting for Native American's rights by dedicating the majority of his rally speech in Arizona to talking about the serious issues they face in today's society.

The Other 1 Percent: Healing the Wounds of Native American Tragedies...

With a strong rally behind the Native Lives Matter movement, Native people are front and center of police brutality—like the killing of Paul Castaway near Denver in July. Now the public is fighting back against such unfair treatment.

Genocide: It’s Not Just for Nazis, Folks…

Are we to believe that there was only one instance of genocide in modern history? The truth is that the crime of genocide played a major role in the development of the United States of America.

Ghost Dance: Five Facts about Our Vanished Nations

In his column, Thomas Magstadt lists a few facts about U.S. history from a new book about Indigenous people of the nation written from the perspective of non-Indigenous people. It's time we as a nation recognize our past wrongs so we can finally heal.

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EPA reverses approval of poison traps used to kill wildlife

Last week, Trump’s EPA had made the decision to reauthorize the use of deadly cyanide traps to kill the wild animals that...

Ideas from hell: The far right’s weaponized conspiracy theories

Since the end of April, there have been three mass shootings that can be directly tied to white nationalism. The victims of...

Blackwater mercenary sentenced to life in prison

Responsible for firing the first bullet in the Nisour Square massacre in 2007, former Blackwater security contractor Nicholas Slatten was sentenced Wednesday to life in federal prison. Last year, Slatten was convicted of first-degree murder...

Fighting back: Six states sue the EPA over its approval of pesticide linked to...

“The EPA is egregiously sacrificing our children’s health by refusing to make a determination on this dangerous pesticide.”

Looking backwards: 2020-1944

Perhaps you’ll recognize the reference in the title to this article to a novel published in 1888.  It was the third most...