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The Inquisitr

The Inquisitr

Spokane Changes Columbus Day To Indigenous Peoples' Day
The Inquisitr
State workers still have to be on the job, schools are in session, and there is a long history of protests against the celebration of Christopher Columbus. This dates all the way back to when President Franklin Roosevelt ... While many residents of ...

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Tue, Aug 30, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Burkini Defenders Flock to 'No Whites Allowed' Conference on Colonialism
Heat Street
Although the physical protests against the conference were left to some National Front militants, and journalists were not permitted to attend as observers, some mainstream academics joined in the criticism of the event featuring segments on: “how to ...

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Mon, Aug 29, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Green Left Weekly

Green Left Weekly

Oil pipeline sparks fierce opposition among American tribes and farmers
Mongabay.com
Like others of these groups, the Sioux justify their protest by appealing to the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which guarantees “free, prior, and informed consent” for indigenous groups to projects that affect them ...
United States: Native American-led anti-pipeline protests swellGreen Left Weekly
National Lawyers Guild: We Stand in Solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux Tribe against Dakota Access PipelineYubaNet

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Mon, Aug 29, 2016, Continue reading at the source

MetroNews Canada

MetroNews Canada

Poets raise funds for 4500 km Treaty 8 caravan against Site C
MetroNews Canada
She was inspired to use poetry for the cause after traveling to the Peace River Valley this summer for an annual paddling protest — on the area set to be flooded by the $9-billion BC Hydro mega-project, which the B.C. government promises will create ...

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Mon, Aug 29, 2016, Continue reading at the source

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lareviewofbooks

UNESCO and the Strange Career of Multiculturalism
lareviewofbooks
But it is easy enough to extrapolate: these recent protests were the latest phase in the long revolution that has unfolded since the 1970s under the name of multiculturalism — a revolution whose effects are now so widespread that we take much of it ...

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Sun, Aug 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source