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Our detention system is bankrupting immigrants 24.1.2020 High Country News Most Recent
As corporations cash in, mixed-status families are thrown into deep poverty.
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How to prevent city climate action from becoming 'green gentrification' 3.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Why it's important for cities tackling climate change to engage with frontline communities.
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Washington Rep. Matt Shea engaged in ‘domestic terrorism,’ helped plan Malheur standoff, investigation finds 20.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A report says the Spokane Valley Republican aided three armed conflicts against the U.S. government.
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As Spokane grows, is it leaving low-income renters outside? 18.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Proposals to protect tenants and reduce homelessness lack political support.
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This Cherokee congressman is for Trump – and Indian Country 9.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Markwayne Mullin, who is hard-right and white-passing, may not seem like an Indigenous lawmaker, but he’s no anomaly.
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Party favors: Should parties pick candidates before voters do? 9.12.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The 2018 battle over New Mexico’s most conservative district shows just how undemocratic politics can be.
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Barack Obama on climate, equity and overconsumption 26.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The former president opens up about the urgency of the crisis and what he sees as the disconnect between our stated values and our actions.
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To find Jose Montelongo, ICE agents targeted his whole family 21.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
One family’s ordeal under Trump’s zero tolerance immigration tactics.
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When disaster strikes, Indigenous communities receive unequal recovery aid 6.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
U.S. citizens recovering from natural disasters receive $26 per person, per year from the federal government. Tribal citizens? Just $3.
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How cities and states can get more zero-carbon vehicles on the road 29.10.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Current mandates aren't enough and states need to scale up their efforts. Federal government also needs to support local efforts.
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A hunt for tribal recognition at the U.S.-Canada border 28.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Rick Desautel shot an elk to prove the Arrow Lakes Band — unrecognized as a First Nation in Canada — still exists.
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On the modernized, efficient and equitable electric grid 23.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
Innovative state-level policies can ensure safe and distributed energy for low- and moderate-income households.
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Inside Oakland’s clean energy economy strategy 21.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Climate change is an intersectional issue, and cities are beginning to treat it that way in adaptation strategies.
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No relief from fracking industry on Colorado’s Front Range 15.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Advocates hope new laws will bring changes, but they aren’t seeing much yet.
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The U.S. stole generations of Indigenous children to open the West 14.10.2019 Current Issue
Indian boarding schools held Native American youth hostage in exchange for land cessions.
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How cities can improve homes 5.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
And three residential policies can promote economic development, improve health and reduce carbon emissions.
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Labour unites against racism 5.9.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Zaid Noorsumar While handing out #UniteAgainstRacism stickers for Fight for $15 and Fairness at the Labour Day parade, I was encouraged that most people gladly adorned the message.  Disappointingly, there were some exceptions too. Some people walked by stone faced, or vigorously shook their head as if the message was an affront to their self-interests.  In my personal experience, these represented a minority of the marchers but it goes to show that the labour movement still has work to do in ridding itself of national chauvinism.  In any case, I spoke to a few people who wore the sticker to get their thoughts on what #UniteAgainstRacism meant to them.  Luke Mulenga, United Steelworkers "I believe in uniting against racism because I'm definitely the minority," said Luke Mulenga, a marketing professional represented by United Steelworkers. "In these times we're living right now, it's more important than ever. You know, it's just people needing to wake up and just coming to that realization that racism is ...
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While ‘zombie’ mines idle, cleanup and workers suffer in limbo 4.9.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Instead of paying to clean up the mess left by mining, companies are warehousing their operations indefinitely.
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When public lands become tribal lands again 16.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A story of fire, stolen lands, and how hard it is to get the U.S. to follow its own laws.
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When federal lands become tribal lands again 16.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A story of fire, stolen lands, and how hard it is to get the U.S. to follow it’s own laws.
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