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National News

Progressives must reflect ideals they defend

Over the past decade, it has become increasingly common to see organizations posting jobs that specifically encourage people of color; lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender, or LGBT, individuals; and people with disabilities to apply. While this is an important step …

Posted On 18 Jun 2015
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Internactional News

“El Bronco” upsets bipartisan rule in México

Nuevo Leon opened up a new channel for democratization in México by breaking the bipartisan lock on the state in an election that many describe as historic. This is the first time an independent candidate has won a governorship, only …

Posted On 25 Jun 2015
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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

First hand lesson of hard work in the fields

Have you ever been a teenager working in the fields turning grapes into raisins in the heat? I picked grapes

Need for affordable student-loan repayment

Student-loan debt continues to be an issue of grave concern for American student borrowers. In 2014, there were

Ensuring every child gets a great education By President Barack Obama

I’m speaking from the DC Public Library in Anacostia, where I just met with a group of promising middle school


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
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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
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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
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Environmental advocacy must be inclusive

The biggest issue in conservation – bigger than any mining project, power plant or climate plan – is diversity. The environmental movement needs to start looking like modern America. To continue our proud American legacy of protecting our environment, we …

Posted On 29 May 2015
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