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As New York City's annual march celebrating LGBTQ Pride kicked off in Midtown on Sunday, key New York politicians seized the moment to assure celebrants that they stood at the side of queer people in their fight against oppression. New York Governor ...
A small group with a strong message gathered at Victoria Park on Saturday to mark Al-Quds Day in Regina. Every year at the end of Ramadan, people of the Muslim faith use the day to voice their support for people who are oppressed. Events are held ...
In its 56 years of existence, Amnesty International has stood up for those who dare to speak truth to power in the face of oppression and abuses of human rights. We have seen regimes come and go, and have seen the power of courageous and peaceful ...
Lynda Radley's play Futureproof, finally making its Irish premiere six years after its Scottish debut, begins with a man anxiously watching his figure.
The war in the former Yugoslav republics in the Balkans took place a quarter century ago. And while some of the atrocities perpetrated in those conflicts are known today, much about what transpired in Bosnia, Serbia and elsewhere is still shrouded in ...
The Presidio Modelo, a former Cuban prison that stands as a testament to human oppression, followed the blueprint of a late-18th-century architectural design - the panopticon.
In October 2016, the United Nations made a curious appointment: Wonder woman would be the global organisation's new Ambassador for Women's Empowerment, aligned with the launch of a new campaign to fuel Sustainable Development Goal number ...
"My generation was the one between oppression and freedom," he said. "I feel proud of seeing both sides. I was right there in that period of time and my work documented some of the magic that went on in those days.
The Action Center in the Boston neighborhood of Jamaica Plain was packed June 16 for Stonewall Warriors and workers World Party's LGBTQIA Pride forum on "capitalism, Racism, LGBTQIA oppression and the Class Struggle." The forum was a follow-up to ...
During his career, Barqawi published more than a dozen philosophical texts and poetry collections that address a range of topics including philosophy in the Arab world, the development and oppression of the self and the brutality of authoritarian regimes.
Forced conversions, oppression and suppression has resulted in a drastic decline in the Hindu population in Pakistan - about 23 per cent in 1947 to only 6 per cent now, Islamabad's leading newspaper The Nation reported.
facebook has been accused of participating in the oppression of LGBT people by withholding a pro-Gay Pride feature it has introduced in Western markets.
Soon many will be celebrating the 150th anniversary of official white colonial occupation of this territory. Over the past 150 years we have displaced, impoverished, institutionalized and killed much of the original Indigenous population.
By Kenichi Yoshida / Yomiuri Shimbun Hanoi Bureau ChiefHANOI - I visited an old Western-style building in Hanoi on a rainy night in May.
I've written hundreds of columns published in major publications about rape, Domestic Violence, sexual oppression, honor killings, aged care, addiction and childlessness - to name a few.
The flap at Evergreen State College over a white professor's objection to a "Day of Absence" where whites were asked to remain off campus for a day reflects a remarkable lack of awareness on the part of both the students and the professor of the actual ...
"As nightfall does not come at once, neither does oppression. In both instances, there is a twilight when everything remains seemingly unchanged," wrote Douglas.
One of the realisations I have reached after reading Barsa is that the novel is really not about the experience of one woman surrounded by oppressive practices, never mind the further particularities of religion and gender. It is, instead, about the ...
LANSING (WKZO-AM/FM) -- It's not easy to get Democrats and Republicans to agree on much in Lansing, let alone a measure involving the rights of gays, but Rep. Jon Hoadley, D-Kalamazoo, did this week.
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Or to put it in terms that even Tucker Carlson can understand: if he really cared about the oppression of Christians then he would call on the Trump Administration to stop these deportations of Christians who face real violence instead of whining about ...
GENEVA - A prominent Okinawan activist told the U.N. human rights Council on Thursday that the Japanese government has committed "clear human rights violations" against those opposed to the relocation plan for U.S.
Sounds catchy, but the suggestion that the feds imposed the OMDP Monument on Dona Ana County in an act of oppression turns history on its head.
San Patricio County District Attorney Sam Smith has decided to dismiss an oppression charge against the town's police chief, according to the San Patricio County News.
In the recent case of Frank v Linkner, __ Mich __; __ NW2d __ (2017), the Michigan Supreme Court clarified that a claim for member oppression under Michigan's Limited Liability Company Act ("LLCA"), MCL 450.4101 et seq., accrues at the time the ...
Palestinian Muslims who are observing Ramadan in the Gaza Strip must do so under the oppression and violence of Israel. Israel has cut off electricity, imposed a boycott on Palestinian products and services, and encircled the desert land mass with a ...
The following is part of a document called "From a Tendency to a Party" written in 1972 (45 years ago!) by Sam Marcy, the founder and theoretical leader of workers World Party.
The deconstruction of oppression, starting with the scaffolds in our own hearts, is calling. It is truly sacred work, softening the hardened heart and dismantling the platforms of hatred within us and in the world we have built and rebuild together ...
"Practicing K-12 teachers and administrators typically have the best of intentions, but it is important for them to also have experiences that can help further their understanding of various forms of oppression and social justice in general," Flynn ...
Personal and real tales of war, oppression and survival are some of the themes depicted in the artworks. Iranian born Sara Kangarloo's work - inspired by Indigenous dot-paintings - tells of her settlement experience.
"Everyone has a right to live in his home and no one may uproot him". These were the words of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a Knesset event this week marking 50 years of Israel's military occupation of the Palestinian Territories in ...
On Wednesday, Hulu aired the penultimate episode of The Handmaid's Tale, a ten-part new series based on Margaret Atwood's popular dystopian novel of the same name.
It was only a few weeks ago that I published an opinion warning about the threat to our freedom posed by the climate change/global warming insanity.
A feminist academic affiliated with the University of Arizona has invented a new theory of "intersectional quantum physics," and told the world about it in a journal published by Duke University Press.
June is here, and I am overwhelmed with the opportunities to recognize and reflect on our history of oppression as a nation while simultaneously being mindful that when we believe the world revolves around us, we forget that our experience is not ...
President Donald Trump honored Saudi Arabia with his first overseas visit. After once accusing Saudi Arabia of blowing up the World Trade Center, he arrived in Riyadh bearing gifts: $110 billion in arms sales, enhanced aid for Riyadh's brutal war in ...
Most Searched. OpinionPalestine 8 June 2017. Israel's occupation: 50 years of Palestinian oppression. After 50 years of Israeli war crimes on Palestinian land, the world has to act and ban Israeli settlement goods.
It was only a few weeks ago that I published an opinion warning about the threat to our freedom posed by the climate change/global warming insanity.
Yemen today I believe has become the forefront of a grand resistance movement whose reach, architecture and goals will transcend differences.
It is about time Christianity does what it should have done right from the end of colonialism, which is to do its duty in leading African citizens out of oppression and extreme poverty and into true equality of lifestyle with the West, just as Moses ...
Israel's right-wing governments bear the greatest guilt for the last half-century of oppressing the Palestinians but the divided and ineffectual opposition has played its part, too, says Alon Ben-Meir.
In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that the struggle for which highly educated Kashmiri youth are sacrificing their lives cannot be defeated or subjugated by tyranny, oppression ...
Class exploitation and racial oppression are the dominant systems sustaining UCKAR, whose wage system perfectly reflects racial and class domination and exploitation, respectively.
The petition presents this account as indisputable evidence that the mascot had racist undertones from the very beginning, labeling it a "symbol of white oppression" that must be eliminated. "We must speak truth to power, and continue to march toward ...
cultural appropriation involves members of a dominant culture using or adopting aspects from a culture of people that have been or are oppressed by the dominant group, particularly without understanding of the latter's history, experience and traditions.
Ultimately, the Feminist scholar concluded that Newton's theories are "part of the apparatus that enables oppression," according to the National Review, because the 17th-century scientist's laws of motion established scientific binaries and absolutes, ...
A feminist scholar with no academic training in physics has developed a theory of "intersectional quantum physics" to fight oppression. Whitney Stark, a scholar affiliated with the University of Arizona and Utrecht University in the Netherlands ...
According to a feminist academic working with the University of Arizona, Newtonian physics is oppressive, and physics needs a new theory to combat it - the theory of "intersectional quantum physics.
The Alabama State Conference of the NAACP vehemently opposes the Alabama Preservation Act of 2017 signed into law by Gov. Kay Ivey, which protects monuments, statues, buildings and bridges [that] honor Confederate leaders and white supremacists ...


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