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Sweden News | Indigenous Peoples

Judge rules in favor of exclusive land rights for indigenous group in northern Sweden
  • A district court ruled that the Sami, an ethnic group indigenous to northern Scandanavia and northwest Russia, should have exclusive rights to control hunting and fishing in the Arctic village of Girjas.
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U.K. Research | Ethnic Minorities

The U.K.’s Minority/White Wage Gap

The Trades Union Council (TUC), a federation of trade unions in England and Wales, released a report indicating significant disparities in white and minority worker compensation in the U.K. 124 more words

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Ethiopia News | Nuer & Anuak

Ethnic clashes escalate in the Gambella region of Ethiopia
  • At least 14 and possibly dozens have died in ethnic violence in the Itang administrative district of the western Ethiopian region.
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We don't need another hero...

With tongue in cheek, we used to say that if a college or university president wanted to strongly encourage one of its administrators to consider employment at some other institution, the president need only assign the administrator the responsibility of determining when to close because of inclement weather. 1,090 more words

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U.S. News | Latinos

Latinos turn out in record numbers for Iowa caucuses
  • An estimated 10,500 Latinos turned out to Monday’s caucuses, more than 10 times the number in 2012 and quadruple that of 2008, and comprised 4% of Democratic caucus attendees and 2% of Republican attendees.
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Myanmar News | Ethnic Minorities

Ethnic minorities in Myanmar nominated for top government spots under new government
  • Under Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD), politicians from the country’s largest ethnic minorities including the Kachin, Karen, and Rakhine were nominated for top positions.
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Cuba Feature | Afro-Cubans & Women

Those Who Revolution Left Behind

As Cuba’s economy continues to experience a significant boost from normalized relations with the U.S., many black Cubans and women have yet to see the benefits. 167 more words

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