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Indigenous movement stops construction of Brazilian mega-dam

In a historic victory, one of Brazil’s largest indigenous groups has managed to suspend construction of a mega-dam that threatened to submerge their home. The Brazilian indigenous agency FUNAI finally demarcated the territory of the Munduruku people, providing the legal basis to suspend construction of the São Luiz de Tapajós dam. 

In a historic victory, one of Brazil’s largest indigenous groups has managed to suspend construction of a mega-dam that threatened to submerge their home. The Brazilian indigenous agency FUNAI finally demarcated the territory of the Munduruku people, providing the ...

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What is Queer Justice?

In Alexandra’s article in The Nation this month, she explores some schools’ recent efforts to use restorative justice in cases of sexual aggression. And oh my God did this article rend my heart.

In Alexandra’s article in The Nation this month, she explores some schools’ recent efforts to use restorative justice in cases of sexual aggression. And oh my God did this article rend my heart.

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Feministing Reads: The Spitboy Rule: Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band

Many of us have dreamt of starting a badass girl band. Few of us have been as public and reflective about the process as Michelle Cruz Gonzales, who had no idea picking up a guitar in rural Toulumne, California would lead to a life-long journey in punk feminism.

Many of us have dreamt of starting a badass girl band. Few of us have been as public and reflective about the process as Michelle Cruz Gonzales, who had no idea picking up a guitar in rural ...

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Video of the Day: President Obama confronted by a non-binary student

In a visit to London, President Obama spoke out against North Carolina’s HB2, addressed an audience member who came out to him as non-binary and expressed concern over the climate for trans and non-binary people in the United States and the UK.

In a visit to London, President Obama spoke out against North Carolina’s HB2, addressed an audience member who came out to him as non-binary and expressed concern over the climate for trans and non-binary people in the ...

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