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Students are collateral damage in immigration raids

By Sabrina Holcomb


For many of America’s most vulnerable students, the newest

Lawmakers look children in the eye

By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee


What awaits the tens of thousands of Central American children who

4 million immigrants waiting on US Supreme Court

By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee


It is a day of optimism for about four million undocumented immigrants

Latinos could be a force in coming elections

By Jason Margolis


About 100 people gather at City Hall in Houston to rally for a $15

Phoenix drug courts made drug testing ...

By Alan Pyke   A well-meaning policy to slow the flood of low-level marijuana offenders into Arizona prisons has instead been siphoning money away from people busted for pot possession to enrich a handful of private citizens. Since 1990, Maricopa...
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

Voter suppression targeting voters of color

With a filled to capacity courtroom of lawyers, plaintiffs, reporters and other observers, the federal trial challenging North Carolina’s restrictive photo ID requirement adjourned on Feb. 1st. Passed in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Shelby County v....
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

Special interests can’t silence our voice

By Anna Angeles-Farris   This is the United States of America. Special interests can’t silence our voice. Last week, on a bright, windy, and cold day in our nation’s capital, I joined hundreds of working people from around...
Posted On 05 Feb 2016

Call for global separation of Church and State

Recently, the Secular Policy Institute (SPI), a think-tank and advocacy organization, readied another in a slew of recent Advocacy Campaigns in support of the freedom of speech and thought throughout the world. The current region in jeopardy? The National Congress...
Posted On 24 Sep 2015

Environmental justice will influence our vote

By Chris Espinosa


Following President Obama’s final State of the Union Address, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow asked Senator Bernie Sanders for his reaction to the president’s remarks. Without hesitation, Senator Sanders responded that the single most poignant...

Posted On 05 Feb 2016

Rising clean energy revolution is unstoppable

By Javier Sierra


Clean is in the air. The wave of good news about clean energy fills us with optimism in the fight of our lives. Since the Paris Climate Agreement in December, the 21st Century’s clean energy revolution …

Posted On 05 Feb 2016

Celebrating Latino environmental pioneers

By Marce Graudiņš


Contrary to what some may have you believe, Latino environmentalism is not a new thing. I’m not just talking about the pellizcos your mom would give you if you left the water running, but rather, about …

Posted On 30 Jan 2016

A poison that undermines the health of millions

By Javier Sierra


The more I think about it, the harder I find it to compare the Paris Climate Agreement with any other historic event, at least in recent history. For my daughter’s generation, this could very well be …

Posted On 24 Dec 2015