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Widespread Lakota opposition to Keystone XL pipeline flies under national media radar

Native American communities along the length of the proposed path of the Keystone XL pipeline have opposed the project that would transport tar sands oil – or bitumen – from Alberta, Canada to Texas...

Posted on 27 November 2014 | 1:09 pm

Thanksgiving Special: 2014 in the Indigenous Americas

A thank you message from FSRN Widespread Lakota opposition to Keystone XL pipeline flies under national media radar Cowboys and Indians form alliance to fight Keystone XL pipeline Indigenous march for water rights in...

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 1:52 pm

Tensions in Jerusalem persist as Israel resumes home demolitions

In Jerusalem, tensions continue to run high. Eleven Israelis and more than 17 Palestinians have died in a recent cycle of violence in Jerusalem, the West Bank and Israel proper. The friction began in...

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 1:08 pm

Street Beat: Los Angeles protesters react to no charges for Ferguson officer

A St. Louis County grand jury’s decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the killing of unarmed black teen Michael Brown sparked days of protests — not just in Ferguson, Missouri but in...

Posted on 26 November 2014 | 1:03 pm

No charges for officer Darren Wilson in the Michael Brown killing

A grand jury decision to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the fatal shooting of unarmed African American teenager Michael Brown has touched off a new round of protests in the Saint...

Posted on 25 November 2014 | 3:46 pm

Voicemail from Istanbul

Donate to support FSRN November 24, 2014   I’m Jacob Resneck, and  I’ve been reporting for FSRN for more than five years, the latter half from my base in Istanbul.There’s a lot happening in...

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 2:45 pm

Indigenous activists renew calls to change the name of Washington’s NFL team

Football season is in full swing, as are renewed calls to change the name of the National Football League team from Washington DC. Earlier this year the U.S. Patent office canceled the trademark registration...

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 1:58 pm

A healthy information ecosystem requires nourishment

November 21, 2014 Greeting FSRN supporters, listeners and readers. It’s been an intense few weeks here in southern Mexico, where the case of 43 missing students has cast a spotlight on the gap between...

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 6:07 pm

FSRN Weekly Edition – November 21 , 2014

Obama takes executive action on immigration; temporary legal status in reach for 5 million people Keystone XL pipeline defeated in the U.S. Senate by a one-vote margin Street Beat: Watch party reaction to Obama’s...

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 10:40 am

Obama executive action on immigration; temporary legal status in reach for 5 million people

President Barack Obama announced an executive action allowing about 5 million undocumented immigrants in the United States to obtain temporary legal status. Download Audio The president made the major immigration policy announcement Thursday night...

Posted on 21 November 2014 | 10:38 am