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This year indigenous communities were more present in the political process than ever before– and the wider society is beginning to hear them. https://bit.ly/3nYT71h Acknowledgement of Indigenous Peoples at Thanksgiving 2020 – Protectors of Equality in Government See our original post at Facebook
Wed, Dec. 2, 8–9 pm. Dr. Alexander Barron presents “Near Term to Net Zero: A New Approach to Setting Carbon Prices” Economists widely agree that putting a price on fossil fuels is the most effective tool for reducing carbon emissions. But what level of carbon price is needed to reduce carbon… More Near Term to…
This Thanksgiving, PEG is featuring a guest contribution from Patricia Anderson, a member of Temple Beth Emeth that acknowledges and honors indigenous peoples in Michigan. We say the words, “We acknowledge with respect,” but are we who live here now truly being respectful of the gifts and losses of the people who shared their lands with us? It was suggested that perhaps, as a small gesture of respect, of thanks beyond the words of acknowledgment, some of us may wish to make a contribution to local organizations that support Native American communities in Michigan with food and other resources.
The current system of determining electoral votes vary from state to state and “Battleground” states receive 7% more federal grants than “spectator” states, twice as many presidential disaster declarations, more Superfund enforcement exemptions, and more No Child Left Behind law exemptions. Lastly, these statutes have allowed five of our 45 Presidents to take office without having won the most popular votes nationwide.