Ans Irfan

Indigenous people climate change

Colonialism, the climate crisis, and the need to center Indigenous voices

As world leaders gather at COP26, we need acknowledge the historical root causes of the climate crisis.

We are in one of the most consequential months of human history as the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) is underway in Glasgow, Scotland.

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New country, same oppression: It’s time to bolster farmworkers’ rights
Migrant workers harvest corn on Uesugi Farms in Gilroy, California. (Credit: USDA)

New country, same oppression: It’s time to bolster farmworkers’ rights

"Why is it that farmworkers feed the nation but they can't get food stamps?"

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Our mothers' gifts: Readers respond

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Testing finds concerning chemicals in everything from sports bras to ketchup, including in brands labeled PFAS-free.

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Dykstra: A corpse in a barrel in a drying reservoir

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