Posted November 25, 2013 by Jacqueline Pata
Native American, First People, Alaska Native, Tlingit. All of these words describe me, and none of them describe me. I am a tribal councilwoman, a mother, a daughter, a modern Native woman. I am a fighter, defender, and advocate for my people. As a Native woman, life for me is about balance just like I [...
Posted December 9, 2013 by Rita Jensen
Cross-posted from WeNews In a one-week period last month two major developments--both tied to Women's eNews' coverage--could signal a rousing from complacency. One was a New York hearing; the other was $6 million in funding by pharmaceutical giant Merck. Credit: Timothy Wood/Code Arachnid on Flickr, under Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) NEW YORK (WOMENSENEWS)--Years' of complacency [...
Posted December 6, 2013 by Laetitia Mailhes
There are no two ways to slice this: the genetically-engineered apple that the USDA is about to approve is not good news. Here is why: 1/ Despite what the powers that be are claiming, there is NO conclusive scientific evidence that GMO (genetically modified organisms) are safe for our health, our children's and their children's. [...
Posted December 4, 2013 by Elisa Batista
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Three weeks ago, my children wrote letters to Congress asking them to keep families together as part of a campaign highlighting the consequences of our outdated immigration policies. Currently, 5.5 million U.S.-born children in mixed status homes run the risk of being separated from one or both parents. Now there's a way for adults to [...
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