Posts Tagged: indigenous peoples
From Brazil to India to the United States, extractive industries have aligned themselves with authoritarian governments waging war on minority populations.
In the face of silence from Washington, the Clinton-backed coup government in Honduras is mopping up activists for democracy and indigenous rights.
Since they are disproportionately affected by the conflict in Colombia, Indigenous and Afro-Colombian communities must be part of the peace process.
For the wildlife and ecosystems of the Arctic, war has already arrived.
Despite U.S.-backed violence against them, indigenous communities are fighting back as multinational corporations encroach on their lands.
A new book describes an attempt to map uncontacted tribes in the Amazon without contacting them.
A new book shows the struggle of Mexico's indigenous communities to preserve and celebrate their way of life in the face of predatory development.
The showdown in Cancun is over preventing a market-based approach to global warming.
In rural Mexico, the flush toilet is a human rights victory.
At the U.S. Social Forum in Detroit, reports columnist Christine Ahn, a new and powerful antiwar movement came together.