A photo by Max Bender of a group of Black Lives Matter protesters sitting on the street.
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Build Something Better: Dismantling Systemic Racism

The difficulty with identifying (and defeating) systemic racism, especially for those of us who are not its intended target, comes from the fact that its existence and implementation -- by design -- is insidious. Its invisibility ensures its longevity.

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Stand With Standing Rock: No DAPL Expansion

Back in 2016, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe faced a fight to try and stop the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) from being built directly under their primary water supply -- a construction route that would also cross their traditional and ancestral lands, destroying burial grounds and other culturally significant sites. They didn't want the crude… Continue reading Stand With Standing Rock: No DAPL Expansion

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Protecting Mauna Kea

Mauna Kea is a sacred mountain to indigenous Hawaiians, and they’re currently trying to protect it from being desecrated by yet another huge observation telescope being built on it.

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Abuses At The Border: How You Can Help Migrant Children

We all know what’s going on inside the border detention facilities that house migrant children. What the U.S. government is inflicting upon them has been laid bare - much like the concrete floors they're sleeping on - with stark, gut-wrenching clarity. There are no finer points to this debate anymore. You’re either for or against the abuse of children. Where do you stand?

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Defending The Right To Choose

I’ve struggled to write this article because of the strong emotional reaction it triggers in me. I end up getting angry, frustrated and deeply anxious about the future of this country when trying to put my thoughts in one place about abortion.

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Pine Ridge Reservation Devastated After Bomb Cyclone

The people of the Oglala Lakota Nation on Pine Ridge Reservation have experienced an extreme winter storm phenomenon called a ‘bomb cyclone’ which caused intense flooding that has devastated infrastructure, and has displaced, or made homeless, over a 1000 families.

A photo by Elia Pellegrini of a woman wearing a red dress walking through a field. You can only see her from the waist down as her dress billows out in a breeze. A red dress is the symbol of the MMIWG2S movement.
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Not Invisible: The Missing & Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls & Two-Spirit Movement

The statistics for missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and two-spirits (MMIWG2S) is staggering, and a grossly underreported issue across the U.S. and Canada. There is a day of awareness on May 5th to honour and remember the women and push for better systems to report, investigate and provide justice.

A panoramic image of the Capitol building at night.
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DACA and A Clean Dream Act

There's a lot of (sometimes deliberate) misinformation and stereotypes about The Dreamers who have made the U.S. their home. Here's some pertinent information to be aware of about a group of people often maligned and used for political point-scoring ...