Indigenous peoples

20.02.2018

Rose Bay, Australia: A Tale Of Development Told Everywhere On Earth

Rose Bay, Australia: A Tale Of Development Told Everywhere On Earth

By Jerome Irwin, Andrew Taylor, a columnist with the Sydney Morning Herald, has raised some pressing issues about out-of-control development in Sydney’s suburbs that should give everyone in the modern world cause to reflect upon, because the constant problems of traffic gridlock, lack of adequate parking, the overload and breakdown… »

16.02.2018

The Bangsamoro Basic Law: What it means for peace in Mindanao

The Bangsamoro Basic Law: What it means for peace in Mindanao

I was born and bred a Catholic living in Metro Manila, Luzon, far from the on-going conflict in Mindanao But last year, watching the Marawi siege on TV in the safety of my home, seeing fellow Filipinos fighting each other, an entire city bombed to the ground, thousands of residents… »

31.01.2018

Canada’s North Shore Traffic Congestion: A Cataclysmically Frayed Rope

Canada’s North Shore Traffic Congestion: A Cataclysmically Frayed Rope

Vancouver and its North Shores are considered among the worst congested areas in Canada if not North America. A recent column in the North Shore News by Jonathan Wilkinson, Member of Parliament for North Vancouver (“A Promising Step Forward on Congestion”, Friday, January 19th… »

02.01.2018

The Lenape Center: A New Year’s Message about Peace

The Lenape Center: A New Year’s Message about Peace

Peace is not only the absence of violence nor is it only stability in one’s life or society. The absence of war does not preclude self-destruction nor does the absence of violence at home blossom only from healthy relationships. The absence of violence in domestic relationships does not preclude an… »

17.12.2017

United Colors of Murder

United Colors of Murder

By Observatorio Argentino In Argentina, the government of Mauricio Macri, in cahoots with large oil, mining and agro-industrial consortiums, has unleashed a ferocious and murderous assault against indigenous communities throughout the country, with the complicity of the legal system and the support of the mainstream media. The… »

07.12.2017

“Milagro Sala will spend Christmas at home”

“Milagro Sala will spend Christmas at home”

One day after the Supreme Court of Argentina agreed to the ruling by the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, which demanded that the Argentinean justice and the national government provide, as a minimum, the house arrest of Milagro Sala in order to preserve her physical integrity, the Federal Court No. »

30.11.2017

Face 2 Face with Anaclara Valdes

Face 2 Face with Anaclara Valdes

On this show we speak with Anaclara Valdes concerning the challenges facing the indigenous community in Argentina. The Mapuches claim part of the Benetton-owned land as ancestral territory and the conflict has often erupted into large protests. »

17.11.2017

Norway May Divest $35 Billion from Fossil Fuel Holdings

Norway May Divest $35 Billion from Fossil Fuel Holdings

The fossil fuel divestment movement got a major boost on Thursday when the Norwegian government announced it is considering selling off $35 billion in oil and gas stocks. Norway would become by far the largest entity to join the divestment movement. Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund controls about 1.5… »

02.11.2017

Parallel to COP23: People’s Climate Summit 2017

Parallel to COP23: People’s Climate Summit 2017

COP23 in Bonn – that means 22 previous world climate summits which saw much talking but little action. Also for this year’s summit there is not a lot to be expected from the politicians of the industrialized nations still under pressure from lobbying by multinationals, oil barons and greed for… »

02.11.2017

Women of Standing Rock: Working together as human beings, sharing the planet and the future

Women of Standing Rock: Working together as human beings, sharing the planet and the future

Standing Rock has become a worldwide symbol of nonviolent yet firm resistance to highly damaging extraction projects. These projects not only contribute to global warming by continuing to burn fossil fuels and release harmful emissions into the atmosphere, but also violate human rights in many ways, in particular those of… »

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