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Opinion: Why Jimmy Hoffa still casts a long shadow over labor 10.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Five decades after Hoffa's disappearance, his story is still used to justify efforts to curb union power.

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How US colonialism affects Indigenous peoples’ stewardship and access to food 9.11.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
From ceremonies to harvesting and food storage, to political leadership, to gender relations, indigenous groups have detailed understandings of how design societal institutions to support resilience. But colonialism changed that.
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They've managed the forest forever. It's why they're key to the climate change fight 5.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Scientists and world leaders increasingly recognize the need to bolster indigenous rights not only on humanitarian grounds, but for the good of the global environment.

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Uprooted: The 1950's plan to erase Indian Country 4.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In the 1950s, the United States government came up with a plan to solve what it called the "Indian problem." It would assimilate Native Americans by moving them to cities and eliminating reservations. The 20-year campaign failed to destroy Native cultures and tribal sovereignty, but its impact is still felt today.
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Episode 195: AI tale, Ceres tackles capital markets, the kids are more than alright 1.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Week in ReviewCommentary of some of this week's stories begins at 7:20.
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How to use mental time travel and forethought to navigate our climate futures 14.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
Forethought can be a useful tool in saving ourselves and the planet.
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Mushrooms and revolution 8.10.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

In April 2011 the people of Cheran, an indigenous Purhepecha community in Michoacan, Mexico, took up arms to expel the illegal loggers who had decimated their forests. In the years since, the wild mushrooms that had gradually disappeared through decades of deforestation have returned.

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How Hawaii has built momentum to become a renewable energy leader 26.9.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The effort has been strewn with obstacles.
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RELEASE: Forests for Life: New Global Partnership Targets Planet’s Great Forests for Urgent Protection 25.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Forests for Life: New Global Partnership Targets Planet’s Great Forests for Urgent Protection Five Leading Environmental Organizations Join Forces to Help Curb Climate and Extinction Crises by Safeguarding World’s Intact Forests NEW YORK (September 25, 2019)—As the planet continues to warm and wildlife species vanish at an unprecedented rate, five leading environmental organizations have come together to target the world’s greatest undervalued and unprotected solution to the climate... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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4 Things to Know About the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere 25.9.2019 WRI Stories
4 Things to Know About the IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere Comments|Add Comment|PrintJohns Hopkins Glacier in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Photo by Preston Filbert/National Parks Service On the heels of its report on climate change and land, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has now assessed the impact that climate change is having on the world’s oceans and frozen areas (known as the “cryosphere”). The IPCC’s Special Report on the Ocean and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
Hennepin County attorney statement on Narcan alarms overdose-prevention advocates 21.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Advocates and physicians say the prosecutor’s office mischaracterized the effects of naloxone, and that the agency’s words could cause people to fear the life-saving medication.
For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation 16.9.2019 WRI Stories
For Rural Communities, Protecting Land Is a Better Investment than Deforestation Comments|Add Comment|PrintIn India, legal recognition of forest communities' land rights has enabled villages to invest in sustainable, more productive land management. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition. In India's Narmada District — a verdant landscape of rivers, forests and fields — villages received formal, legal recognition of their land and resource rights in 2009. This took place after a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Peek into a former sanatorium, French Gothic cathedral and more landmarks at Doors Open Denver 15.9.2019 Denver Post: Entertainment
Who hasn't wanted to take a peek inside Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception?
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Our kids are dying: Gun violence killing increasing number of teens in Denver and across Colorado 15.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
In 2018 and the first eight months of 2019, 14 teenagers and children have been shot and killed in Denver -- more than in the previous three years combined.
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Trump-Promoted Judge Told 2-Year-Old Guatemalan Boy to Be Quiet or Dog Would 'Bite You': Report 11.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"I have a very big dog in my office, and if you don't be quiet, he will come out and bite you!" Judge Stuart Couch reportedly yelled at the boy.
Judge Promoted by Trump Administration Threatened a 2-Year-Old With an Attack Dog 10.9.2019 Mother Jones
On March 30, 2016, in an immigration courtroom in Charlotte, North Carolina, a 2-year-old boy was doing what you might expect: He was making some noise. But Judge V. Stuart Couch—a former Marine known to have a temper—was growing frustrated. He pointed his finger at the Guatemalan child and demanded that he be quiet. When […]
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Why Indigenous and minority languages matter 6.9.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Lorenzo Vargas The United Nations has declared 2019 as the International Year of Indigenous Languages in order to raise awareness about the importance of linguistic diversity in relation to sustainable development, culture, knowledge and collective memory. People's ability to communicate in their own language is one of the cornerstones of communication rights. Everyone should be able to use their own language to share knowledge and information, access media content, resolve conflicts, and share their concerns so they can participate in decision-making and in processes of social progress. Linguistic rights are particularly important for ethno-cultural minorities -- without them they may not be able to exercise all of their human rights and to preserve their distinct cultural identities. The need to think about linguistic issues is exacerbated by the growing centrality of the Internet and digital communication platforms in most countries around the world. It is a phenomenon whose dark underbelly is the ...
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Decolonizing the public library 4.9.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Decolonizing the public library
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The Allure of the 'Disappearing' Tribe 27.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
From pagan tribes in Pakistan to Inuits in Greenland, traditional tribes aren't disappearing, just transitioning.
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Ex-Citadel Student Alleges Employee Claimed Graduation Was at Risk If He Didn't Accept Sexual Advances 27.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The former student claimed the employee offered to help him graduate in exchange for sexual interactions.
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