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This Day in History: 1897 Chickasaw and Choctaw Abandon Communal Lands
Society & Culture  (tags: Dawes Act and Commission, tribal ownership and government, Choctaw and Chickasaw, Cherokees, Seminoles, Creeks, mainstream society, Grover Cleveland )

- 4 hours ago -
The Chickasaw and Choctaw, two of the Five Civilized Tribes, become the first to agree to abolish tribal government and communal ownership of land. From 1887 to 1934, Indian landholdings declined from 138 million to 47 million acres.
First Nations Receives Newman's Own Foundation Grant
Society & Culture  (tags: First Nations, Newman's Own Foundation Grant, indigenous property, “Seeds of Native Health” campaign, NASFI )

- 7 days ago -
First Nations has been working to restore Native American control and culturally-compatible stewardship of the assets they own âEUR" be they land, human potential, cultural heritage or natural resources âEUR" and to establish new assets for ensuring the long-
Carlos Santana, Don't Play in Israel! ACTION
Society & Culture  (tags: Santana and Israel, concert, Tel Aviv, Jewish Voice For Peace, JVP, Palestinian rights )

- 8 days ago -
I believe Santana wouldnâEUR(TM)t have performed in Sun City in apartheid South Africa. So he shouldnâEUR(TM)t perform in Tel Aviv in apartheid Israel either.
MonsantoâEUR(TM)s Evil Twin: Disturbing Facts About the Fertilizer Industry
Environment  (tags: Koch Industries, Koch Agronomics, nitrogen fertilizer, ecosystems, environment, water, Atmospheric CO2, GHG )

- 8 days ago -
According to the USDA, the average U.S. nitrogen fertilizer use per year from 1998 to 2007 was 24 billion 661 million pounds. To produce that nitrogen, the manufacturers released at least 6.7 pounds of GHG for every pound produced.
Farm Labor Board Rules Gerawan Guilty of âEUR~ExtensiveâEUR(TM) and âEUR~Illegal MisconductâEUR(TM) in Violating State Labor Law
Business  (tags: Gerawan employees, labor, coporate misconduct, UFW, right to work )

- 8 days ago -
Board chairman cites principle that prohibitions on âEUR~oppressive tacticsâEUR(TM) need to be applied to relations between employers and workers
Judge Approves $20 Billion Settlement For Deepwater Horizon
Animals  (tags: Deepwater Horizon $$, BP oil spill, legal settlement, U.S. Department of Justice )

- 9 days ago -
The disaster, which unfolded over the course of the spring and summer of 2010, killed 11 people and an estimated 1 million birds and other wildlife.
Clinton DNC Joint Fundraising Raises Serious Campaign Finance Concerns
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Brad Deutsch, attorney, Hillary for America, Sanders campaign, finance concerns, DND, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders )

- 11 days ago -
Brad Deutsch, the attorney for Sanders campaign said the questionable outlays have grown to staggering magnitudes and can no longer be ignored.
PETITION - Clean Up Hazardous Nuclear Waste Site
Environment  (tags: Nuclear Waste Dump, Hazardous materials, longterm consequences, radioactive contamination, clean up action, restoration, accountability, responsible behaviour, prevention of damages, environmental protection, stronger protection laws )

- 66 days ago -
Missouri residents are scared for their safety as an underground fire burns near a nuclear waste landfill. This West Lake Landfill was deemed a Superfund site in 1990, which meant the EPA would be in charge of cleaning up the hazardous material.

Society & Culture  (tags: First Nations, President & CEO Michael Roberts, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems )

- 9 days ago -
With economic inequality growing and health, education and civic disparities at alarming levels, the center is committed to promoting equitable outcomes for marginalized populations while strengthening communities, the nation and the world.
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