Tagged: indigenous peoples

Review: No Word for Welcome

A new book shows the struggle of Mexico's indigenous communities to preserve and celebrate their way of life in the face of predatory development.

Columbus Day Questions

On this Columbus Day, let's consider the discrepancy between how newcomers are celebrated in our history but ostracized in our society.

Globalization & The Mexican Village

IPS' Global Economy project invites you to a reading, slide show, and discussion with author Wendy Call about the ferocious battle over plans to industrialize Isthmus of Tehuantepec in Mexico.

Spotlight on Sudan

Southern Sudan's vote for independence and ongoing violence in Darfur demand U.S. attention.

Cochabamba’s Message: Let the People Speak

The World People's Conference on Climate Change held last week in Bolivia was an experiment in replacing the less-than-democratic UN process with one that invites public participation. But what's the difference between Copenhagen and Cochabamba?