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Indigenous Rights

From Standing Rock to Ecuador, Support Indigenous Resistance

Cities across the U.S. are celebrating Indigenous People’s Day on Monday. On what is formally referred to as Columbus Day, indigenous groups and activists have fought to not only expose the history of Columbus but also to honor the indigenous people who were so violently affected by Columbus “discovering” America. Columbus did not “discover” America […]

Julia Wallace

October 14, 2019

As Climate Activists March, Water Protectors Are Locked Up

Millions of people throughout the world are mobilizing to confront climate change, but Red Fawn Fallis is set to spend nearly five years in jail after defending Standing Rock. As thousands of climate activists from indigenous communities and the Global South are being killed and imprisoned, the struggle for climate justice must include decolonization and anti-imperialism.

Violet Glaser

October 3, 2019

10 Things You Need to Know about the Fires in the Amazon

Who is behind the fires being set in the Amazon? What is happening to the people displaced because of deforestation? What consequences will this have for the environment? Here are the ten things you need to know about the fires currently consuming the Amazon basin.

Ana Rivera

September 14, 2019

Standing Rock: Battle Won, But War Continues

The Standing Rock Sioux won a historic victory. Yet, the war continues. Where does the movement go from here?

Barry Sheppard

December 7, 2016

Victory at Standing Rock

The Lakota Sioux people have won a momentous victory in North Dakota: Army Corps of Engineers declared it would not grant a permit to drill through their land.

Robert Belano

December 5, 2016

Repression against the Mapuche people in Chile

On February 10, Mapuche people in Lleu Lleu in Southern Chile were subject to brutal police repression. They were beaten, arrested and their vehicles were burned by state agents.

La Izquierda Diario Chile

February 20, 2016