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Indigenous Peoples Confront False Climate Solutions

Posted by in Community Rights, World News & Events on 18th October, 2012 | 2 Comments

From left to right: Ninawa, President of the Federation of Huni Kui (Acre Brazil, translator, and panel moderator Tom B.K. Goldtooth of IENREDD is a controversial carbon trading scheme based on forests that California is about to implement. On October 16th, a panel of Indigenous activists from Chiapas, Mexico, Ecuador, and as far as Acre, Brazil, convened at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, CA for a discussion on the affects of REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation), on their communities and ways of life.
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How the Chicago Teachers Strike Illustrates the Need for Education Reform

Posted by in Guest Posts, World News & Events on 18th October, 2012 | No Comments

Chicago Teachers StrikeThe following is a guest post by Nadia Jones: — How the Chicago Teachers Strike Illustrates the Need for Education Reform The recent teachers strike in Chicago sparked a firestorm of controversy in the US over many issues, chief among them being the current state of the country’s education policy. For more than a week […]
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