For the first time in Brazilian history, representatives from Indigenous communities have been placed in positions of power. They told Natalia Torres Garzon respecting Indigenous territory is essential to protecting the environment. This comes after thousands of acres of Indigenous lands were seized during the term of former President Jair Bolsonaro.
Three years later, corporations have reneged on promises made during the height of the anti-police brutality movement in the United States. Atlanta activists have not forgotten that. Natalia Marques of Peoples Dispatch reports on the Stop Cop City movement.
Burkina Faso has given France one month to pull troops out. France was conducting an anti-terror operation that the people of Burkina Faso deemed a failure. African Stream reports.
Nick Flores reviews historian Tricia Starks’ new book, "Cigarettes and Soviets: Smoking in the USSR," which he says provides a window into the Soviet project through the lens of its cigarette industry.
Police recently shot a 26-year-old Cop City protester, Manuel Teran, known as "Tort," according to activists. They said police in Atlanta, Georgia, are lying that they did not kill Tort and that a protester shot an officer. Cop City is what activists dub the largest U.S. police training facility that is due to be constructed in an 85-acre forest. BreakThrough News reports.
As the United States and the United Kingdom are increasingly legitimizing secessionist rule in Somaliland, whose sovereignty has no international recognition, a unionist movement seeking a united Somalia threatens to unravel the self-declared republic. Pavan Kulkarni of Peoples Dispatch reports.