Texas Senate passes bill that removes requirement to teach Ku Klux Klan as ‘morally wrong’

The change was included in some two dozen curriculum requirements that were dropped in Senate Bill 3. The Texas Senate has voted to pass a bill that would remove a requirement for public school teachers to teach that the Ku Klux Klan is “morally wrong.” The agenda item was included in some two dozen curriculumContinue reading “Texas Senate passes bill that removes requirement to teach Ku Klux Klan as ‘morally wrong’”

Ben Shapiro Claims It’s Patriotic To Ignore American Atrocity – The Rational National

US to investigate ‘unspoken traumas’ of Native American boarding schools

Deb Haaland announced an initiative to ‘uncover the truth’ of policies that forced Indigenous children to assimilate The US government will investigate the troubled legacy of Native American boarding schools and work to “uncover the truth about the loss of human life and the lasting consequences” of the institutions, which over the decades forced hundredsContinue reading “US to investigate ‘unspoken traumas’ of Native American boarding schools”

How the US stole thousands of Native American children

Toward the end of the 19th century, the US took thousands of Native American children and enrolled them in off-reservation boarding schools, stripping them of their cultures and languages. Yet decades later as the US phased out the schools, following years of indigenous activism, it found a new way to assimilate Native American children: promotingContinue reading “How the US stole thousands of Native American children”

Let’s talk about whether the US is fundamentally racist – Beau of the Fifth Column

A leaky pipeline operates illegally on tribal land. Will the White House please speak up?

Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline is threatening the Great Lakes and treaty-protected land. Biden needs to back his promises to Indigenous communities. The Biden-Harris administration has been incredibly vocal in its commitments to rebuilding the federal government’s fractured relationship with Indigenous communities since before taking office. During his campaign, Biden committed to “restoring tribal lands, addressing climate change,Continue reading “A leaky pipeline operates illegally on tribal land. Will the White House please speak up?”

Amid Historic Drought, a New Water War in the West

A drought crisis has erupted in the Klamath Basin along the California-Oregon border, with fish dying en masse and farmers infuriated that they have been cut off from their main water source. Through the marshlands along the Oregon-California border, the federal government a century ago carved a whole new landscape, draining lakes and channeling riversContinue reading “Amid Historic Drought, a New Water War in the West”

Water crisis ‘couldn’t be worse’ on Oregon-California border

The water crisis along the California-Oregon border went from dire to catastrophic this week as federal regulators shut off irrigation water to farmers from a critical reservoir and said they would not send extra water to dying salmon downstream or to a half-dozen wildlife refuges that harbor millions of migrating birds each year. In whatContinue reading “Water crisis ‘couldn’t be worse’ on Oregon-California border”

Navajo Nation president on Arizona’s new voting restrictions: An ‘assault’ on our rights

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said that Arizona’s new voting restrictions are an “assault” on the tribe’s voting rights. Nez’s comments come after Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) this month signed into law several GOP-led bills aimed at election reforms. Most notably was Senate Bill 1485, which reforms the state’s permanent early voting list into an active early voting list.Continue reading “Navajo Nation president on Arizona’s new voting restrictions: An ‘assault’ on our rights”

Water crisis deepens on California-Oregon line

The water crisis along the California-Oregon border went from dire to catastrophic this week as federal regulators shut off irrigation water to farmers from a critical reservoir and said they would not send extra water to dying salmon downstream or to the half-dozen wildlife refuges that harbor millions of migrating birds each year. In whatContinue reading “Water crisis deepens on California-Oregon line”

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