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National news

Ending mass incarceration: call to faith ...

By Janis Rosheuvel, Lissette Castillo Vizcarra, Pastor Lilian Amaya   ‘Faith communities have been doing good work to resist mass incarceration: sponsoring conferences, reading, writing, visiting those in prison and more. Still more is required of...
Posted On 31 Jul 2015

Education

Making a career as a Latino outdoor trailblazer

As Latinos continue to grow demographically, we are reaching new heights not only outdoors but also indoors. In her Study, Taylor (2004), stated that “ethnic minorities are severely underrepresented in the environmental workforce”. This quote can serve as a statement...
Posted On 12 Jun 2015

Cover story

Lack of consequences leads to outrage

By Carimah Townes

At the start of the year, a group of 57 Native Americans students from

Pushing for criminal justice reform together

By Máximo Anguiano

Last week, as President Barack Obama commuted sentences for 46 non-violent drug

BSEEDZ speaks out for people of color

“Did you hear Denver’s Pride Parade was disrupted?” That question was posed to dozens of people, who were almost

Undocumented building Trump hotel

It turns out the same immigrants that GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump has spent the last three weeks

Enviroment

200 soplos de aire fresco para la humanidad

Por Javier Sierra

 

Hace 15 años, la administración Bush formó una comisión de energía liderada por el Vicepresidente Dick Cheney, quien la rodeó de un hermético secretismo para dictar la nueva política energética de Estados Unidos.
El resultado fue...

Posted On 31 Jul 2015

Climate change: An issue of great moral urgency

Panic mode has been declared among the world’s climate change deniers. Papal Encyclical “Laudato Si” (Praised Be to You) about climate change has just caused the collapse of the house of cards sustaining the arguments of the Flat Earth Society.…

Posted On 25 Jun 2015

Pope Francis’ Encyclical gives all a reason for hope

I have friends who are atheists, those who have a spiritual relationship with the earth and those who don’t quite subscribe to the notion of one God. We don’t judge each other; we just play fair in the sandbox we …

Posted On 25 Jun 2015

Irony knows no shame

All too often, irony knows no shame, especially when it comes to the most vulnerable members of our society. Take Richmond, California, a mostly Latino and African-American low-income community that is subject to one of the country’s most intense fossil …

Posted On 12 Jun 2015