Human rights

July 21, 2015
By:
Mike Myers

Over the past 30 years there has been the emergence of Indigenous economies being developed by Indigenous nations and entrepreneurs.

April 26, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

Jim Obergefell’s grief is on the verge of being written into legal history this year, no matter what the U.S. Supreme Court does in the case that bears his name.

April 25, 2015
By:
Peter d'Errico

Pope Francis recently trumped political correctness on yet another sensitive topic: the Turkish massacre of Armenian people 100 years ago.

March 28, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

Editor’s Note: Reprints of advance reviews of Darkness in El Dorado by Patrick Tierney are currently circulating on online, and a recent post from Newpower was cited as the lead-in to the columnist Steve Newcomb’s dissection of the dehumanizing effects of anth

March 04, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

In a February 17, 2015 article titled “Lake was never given to the tribe” posted on DailyWorld.com, Guy Boudia builds his argument on a tacit and flimsy premise of Christian domination.

January 17, 2015
By:
Steven Newcomb

On January 15, 2015, during a flight from Sri Lanka to Manila, Pope Francis declared to reporters: “In September, God willing, I will canonize Junipero Serra in the United States.” In other words, the pope intends to make Serra a Roman Catholic saint.

January 09, 2015
By:
Peter d'Errico

The "outcome document" of the high-level ple

January 08, 2015
By:
Steve Russell

Some of my friends are celebrating that 2014 was the year the “Torture Report” finally came out, allowing the world to see that the United States is big enough to admit its shortcomings for all to see. This is why the U.S. deserves to be a leader on the side of morality.

January 06, 2015
By:
Peter d'Errico

Damian Webster and Emmy Scott ask important questions in their recent article

December 24, 2014
By:
Ruth Hopkins

Tis the Season. Christmas time, along with Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick, mistletoe, ugly holiday sweaters, and the onslaught of sweaty suburban shoppers crowding shopping centers, is once again upon us.

December 17, 2014
By:
Boyd Cothran

In the wake the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on the CIA's use of torture, we are all being asked to think historically.

December 10, 2014
By:
Steven Newcomb

The debate over the meaning and significance of the outcome document for the United Nations (UN) high level plenary meeting (erroneously referred to as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples) is not going to end anytime soon.

December 08, 2014
By:
Mike Myers

In 1977 I had the incredible opportunity to be the coordinator for the first UN NGO conference on Indigenous peoples of the Americas.

October 12, 2014
By:
Steven Newcomb

Recently, a United Nations (UN) “high level plenary meeting” occurred on September 22 and 23, at the UN headquarters in New York. A great deal of confusion has arisen because the UN high level meeting was “to be known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.” (WCIP) But let’s be clear.

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