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Maya Bhullar | This year, women around the world demanded change.
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Border Patrol helicopter above the Camino del Diablo near the U.S.-Mexico border. Image: Dan Sorensen Photography/Flickr
Amy Goodman, Denis Moynihan | Along the U.S-Mexico border, the Sonoran Desert creates a deadly barrier to the thousands of migrants seeking a better life in "el Norte," the North.
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Figure 1 Members of REMA Mujeres and the From Relajo to Refusal Work Group at UNAM, Mexico City, June 12, 2019. Photo courtesy of Kate Klein.
Gabriela Jiménez | An ensemble of living and non-living beings is calling an alarm: America is a mass grave. América es una fosa común.
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Brent Patterson | From the Gatling gun to armoured vehicles and assault rifles, arms manufacturers have profited from the production of weapons used against Indigenous peoples.
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Photo by Peace Brigades International.
Brent Patterson | Podemos MEP Tania González Peñas brought together three women activists who have fought for justice, fair wages and safer working conditions in coal mines.
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Brent Patterson | Tailings spills from Canadian mines in Zapotec territory in Mexico and Xat'sull territory in Canada show that laws are falling short of protecting Indigenous peoples and the environment.
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Brent Patterson | Isidro Baldenegro Lóperz, Juan Ontiveros Ramos, and Julián Carrillo Martínes died defending their ancestral territories from extractavist industries.
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Brent Patterson | Mexican Ambassador Juan Jose Gomez Camacho promises reform in the mining sector, but significant changes are needed in both Canada and Mexico to respect Indigenous rights and protect the environment.
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Brent Patterson | More than six years after a controversial dam was officially cancelled in Mexico, community activists who opposed the megaproject face continued criminalization.
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Brent Patterson | The Trudeau government has yet to deliver on its January 2018 announcement to establish a Canadian Ombudsperson for the Responsible Enterprise, but news could be coming soon.
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Brent Patterson | Samir Flores Soberanes opposed a gas pipeline and thermoelectric plant that could contaminate the water on his territory. Now he is dead.
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Photo of the Palenque Palace Aqueduct in Chiapas by Ricraider/Wikimedia Commons.
Brent Patterson | A proposed multi-billion-dollar tourist train through tropical forests opposed by Indigenous peoples and the Zapatistas draws the interest of Canadian investors.