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After a mass shooting, Australia decided: It wanted most of its guns gone. So it bought them back from owners, by the thousands. Photo by David Gray / Reuters file. by BENJY SARLIN. WASHINGTON -- It's become almost a mythic tale passed around after mass shootings, raised by everyone from ...
THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO March 12th, 2018 (LSN) "Why is NRDC, an American activist group, lobbying our provincial government and attempting to frustrate consultation and accommodation with First Nations communities and impacted municipalities?" said Wendy Landry, President of NOMA and Mayor ...
The 33-year-old American activist, however, offers only a black-and-white version of reality: mainstream journalism is all about identity, he contends, whereas people like him are engaged in an activity. Sure, he and his Veritas muckrakers have brought down wrongdoers and caused embarrassment (one of ...
'A big FU to MSM': US activists say media use 'Russian bots' as disinformation (VIDEO) ... More than a dozen American activists have come forward in a 'Russian bots' video confession, claiming that the mainstream media is trying to rewrite the history of 2016 elections by pointing to elusive Russian bots.
A group of Americans in Switzerland is using Steve Bannon's first public speaking engagement in Europe to raise funds for gun violence prevention. Bannon, US President Donald Trump's former right hand man and co-founder of far-right US news site Breitbart, will speak in Zurich on March 6th. The former ...

Leonard Peltier looms large. The 73-year-old Native American activist has been in federal prison since 1977, when he was convicted--many believe wrongly so--of murdering two FBI agents at the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Peltier has maintained his innocence throughout his imprisonment, ...
The producer and director of an acclaimed new documentary about a Native American activist who spent 30 years fighting the federal government -- and winning -- will be speaking on campus tomorrow evening (Feb. 22). The documentary, 100 Years: One Woman's Fight for Justice, tells the story of ...
Elizabeth Warren used her recent address at the National Congress of American Indians to address long-standing criticisms of her claims of Native American heritage. "You won't find my family members on any rolls, and I'm not enrolled in a tribe," she said, conceding that there are no tribal records of her ...
FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2018, file photo, Maru Mora-Villalpando acknowledges supporters surrounding her at a news conference announcing that the longtime activist for illegal immigrants in the Northwest says she herself is now facing deportation, in Seattle. human rights experts with the United Nations are ...
Long held evidence says Peltier was targeted by the FBI and wrongly accused of killing 2 agents. Peltier is now starting his 43rd year in a Florida penitentiary. Leonard Peltier, of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians, is now in his 43rd year of imprisonment in Florida. RELATED: UN: Possible ...
Sudanese-American poetess and peace activist Emi Mahmoud has started a 1290 km two-month walk from Northern Darfur's capital city of al-Fashir down to the nation's capital, Khartoum. "This initiative has come from peace and will be for peace," Emi said at her journey's starting point from the al-Zubair ...
It's been six years since flu vaccine company Biota traded the ASX for the Nadsaq through a merger with US firm Nabi, taking its Australian share registry with it. CAROLYN KASTER. Myriam Robin AFR Woodcut. Share on twitter. by Myriam Robin. It's been six years since flu vaccine company Biota traded ...
"The Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples, together with its Travel Agency Amistur Cuba S.A., invites you to participate on the XIII edition of the May Day International Brigade, to celebrate the International workers' Day. This Brigade also pays tribute to the 60th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution ...
The marble walls of the Washington state Capitol reverberated with the roar of drums and voices Tuesday afternoon, as Native American activists poured into Olympia to sound the bell on a number of political topics. The eighth annual Native American Indian Lobby Day brought more than 100 activists to ...
A united Ireland has been a lifelong dream of Irish American activist and attorney Sean Downes, so accepting the Gael of the Year honor from the United Irish counties at the organization's annual dinner dance this Friday (tonight) at Antun's in Queens Village will be especially meaningful. "I'm very happy to ...

"I think Guy Benson has become, I would say, one of the top--the most dangerous from a pro-family conservative perspective--one of the most dangerous gay Activists in the United States," LaBarbera said. Mefferd added, "When you have a homosexual activist who's part of the Democratic party and is out ...
David Winter, David Millstone and hedge fund investor Keith Meister - which last year blocked Clariant's $20B merger with Huntsman - unloaded their stake, a surprise given their previous insistence they were long-term investors in the company. The parties do not disclose a purchase price, but a deal ...
OLYMPIA -- The marble walls of the state Capitol reverberated with the roar of drums and voices as Native American activists poured into Olympia to sound the bell on a number of political topics. The eighth annual Native American Indian Lobby Day on Tuesday brought more than 100 activists to the ...
OLYMPIA -- The marble walls of the state Capitol reverberated with the roar of drums and voices as Native American activists poured into Olympia to sound the bell on a number of political topics. The eighth annual Native American Indian Lobby Day on Tuesday brought more than 100 activists to the ...
In celebration of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy, the Ithaca College MLK Week 2018 kicked off with keynote speaker Marlon Peterson on Jan. 23 in Emerson Suites. Peterson, an African-American activist and leader, spoke about youth development, violence prevention, criminal justice and equality.
human rights activists demonstrated in front of the White House on Thursday, demanding the closure of the detention center at the U.S. Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on its 16th anniversary. Protestors also rejected the use of torture in Guantanamo detention center (also known as Gitmo) at the ...
SPLC statement on Florida potentially replacing Confederate soldier with African-American activist. January 31, 2018. Lecia Brooks. Outreach Director. The National Statuary Hall Collection welcomes two statues from each state to be displayed at our nation's Capitol to commemorate people of historic renown. For more ...
A Native American activist Followed Her Mother's Footsteps to Standing Rock. Now She Faces Years in prison. Will Parrish · Will Parrish. January 30 2018, 9:46 a.m.. Photo: Bill Alkofer/The Orange County Register/SCNG /AP ...
Faith Spotted Eagle, a prominent Native American activist, said that the use of the word in that setting amounted to "emotional assault" that ...
Sijal Nasralla grew up hearing stories about the bucolic hills his father used to roam in Palestine. He also learned early on about efforts his ...
Goins was a Native American activist and artist who served as chief of the Cherokee Indian tribe of South Carolina. He was also the president ...
Winona LaDuke, a Native-American environmental activist, spoke about creating a more inclusive democracy in the U.S. as part of the JHU ...
Tickets are $40 and on sale at the Mahaiwe box office. For $150, tickets will also include an evening reception and dinner featuring Indigenous ...
banks' family announced the death on his facebook page; saying he passed away on Sunday night, surrounded by family. His daughter told ...
Dennis Banks, who helped found the American Indian Movement and engaged in sometimes-violent uprisings against the U.S. government, ...
WSYR-TV - Native American activist Dennis Banks has died at the age of 80. banks was the co-founder of the American Indian Movement ...
American Indian Movement leader Dennis Banks (left) reads an offer by the U.S. government seeking to end to the Native American takeover of ...
"Alice Barnes: American activist," first published in 1982 to celebrate Barnes' 75th birthday, was recently reprinted. Barnes worked with ...
Over the past year, US activists almost doubled their share of European campaigns to 30 percent, according to Activist Insight. So, do the ...
When Micah White, the co-creator of the Occupy Wall Street movement, received an email from a freelance reporter requesting an interview for ...
US activists and citizens who unknowingly participated in Russia-backed schemes have responded with a wide range of reactions, from anger ...
NEIGHBOURS say Redbridge Council has not followed its democratic duty to publicise an important meeting about garden waste and parking.
Lahore: youth can make a difference in bringing peace through understanding with neighbours of different tribes, creeds, and ethnicities in ...
From their desks in St. Petersburg, Russian internet trolls at a company with ties to Russian president Vladimir Putin sought to co-opt American ...
RBC said it had identified 118 accounts or groups in facebook, Instagram and twitter that were linked to the troll factory. Photograph: Sergei ...
Two days before President Obama left office in January, he denied Native American activist Leonard Peltier's application for clemency that ...
MAZEN: Nadeem Mazen, Cambridge city councillor, Muslim and founder of JetPAC, speaks to students in the AP government class at Al-Noor ...
Sina (SINA +1.1%) has prevailed in its proxy fight against Aristeia capital, a high-profile matchup between a Connecticut hedge fund and a ...
First arrest since Cyber Security Ministry was established and is an ominous sign of intensifying crackdown on activism and free speech.
Dolores Huerta, the Mexican American activist Who Invented 'Yes We Can,' Is Still Fighting. ByMarina Garcia-Vasquezphotos byAmanda ...
... Museum in Dearborn, Michigan, and took part in a panel of Japanese- and Muslim-American activists discussing the aftermath of the Sept.
"In fourteen-hundred-ninety-two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue…" Generations of American schoolchildren have chanted this poem to ...
Philly honors African-America activist with City Hall statue. Vernon Odom reports during Action News at 6pm on September 26, 2017. (WPVI).


 

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