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Smash the patriarchy!

Sometimes the systems that exist in society just seem nonsensical to me.  I am bewildered on a regular basis at how poorly systems work to protect the rights of marginalized folks, children, women, trans folks,  People of Colour, Indigenous folks…I start to wonder who or what the systems do support and uphold. 638 more words

National: Official Visit to Mexico of UNO Working Group on Business and Human Rights

Pavel Sulyandziga and Dante Pesce, United Nations Working Group, during the presentation of their preliminary report. Photo:@Jesús Villaseca.

From August 29 to September 7, two representatives of the Working Group on Business and Human Rights of the UN made an official visit to Mexico: Pavel Sulyandziga, a human rights defender of Russian origin, who currently serves as president of the Working Group, and Chilean Dante Pesce, who has a long history of working with civil organizations both nationally and internationally. 936 more words

Human Rights

Remarkable Young Women

A while back I wrote a little piece on another remarkable young woman

Yesterday I had multiple flashbacks to the Stanford survivor and her letter while a) watching the documentary… 473 more words

Equality

Murder? You be the judge.

A new free ebook by Eric Christopher Miller.

Forget NCIS, people – this sh*t’s for real!!

In 2006, Eric Christopher Miller shot ‘Jamey B’ twice in the head point-blank with deer slugs from a 12-gauge shotgun. 61 more words

Prison

Oaxaca: 500 Murdered Women Registered During Gabino Cue Monteagudo's Term

Photo @EDUCA

On September 2, the indigenous education teacher Juanita Ramirez Osorio, a 25-year-old indigenous Triqui “was executed with ten gunshots, one to the head.” 524 more words

Human Rights