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Obama Legacy: Advanced Equality for LGBTQ

When Barack Obama walks through the doors of the White House for the last time as President next week, it will

Obama Legacy: Protect What We’ve Built So Far

In the soaring State of the Union address that began his second term, President Obama challenged América to

Corporations Profiting From Deportations

President-elect Donald Trump’s brief foray into the airline business ended in

The Lives of Immigrant Sheep Herders

Cover Photo: Ignacio Alvarado, a former sheep herder turned advocate, outside of Fruita, Colo. in October

The Mix of Hope and Fear in Immigration Policy

      As President Obama prepares to leave office, more than 11 million undocumented immigrants in the nation face an uncertain fate. During the past eight years, immigrant communities have felt the fear stemming from mass deportations, and...
Posted On 11 Jan 2017

Our Revolution Urges Release of Oscar López Rivera

Our Revolution recently released a video calling for the release of Oscar López Rivera, the longest-held Puerto Rican political prisoner in history. Lopez Rivera, a Vietnam War veteran who was awarded the Bronze Star, has been in prison for over …
Posted On 11 Jan 2017

There’s Nothing to Like About State Tax ...

The irony that this post will be shared on Facebook isn’t missed on me, but hear me out: Arguably the most important responsibility government has to its constituents is providing equitable opportunity for self-sufficiency. Meaning that it is the duty …
Posted On 11 Jan 2017

The Voice of Berta Cáceres, the Voice of Millions

I spoke to Berta Cáceres the day she was murdered. I never imagined that later this year I would be in a demonstration along with almost a thousand women in Honduras asking for justice for her murder. That day we …
Posted On 15 Dec 2016

Don’t Be Fooled by Deception and Distraction

I’m not sure how many things you’d get Michael Bloomberg, Marco Rubio, and Mitt Romney to agree on, but they did all say the same thing about Donald Trump: He’s a con man. As the chaotic disaster of his presidency …

Posted On 05 Jan 2017

Our Health, Environment at Risk

The selection of Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA, the agency charged with protecting our health and environment, is a dangerous and troubling choice. The EPA Administrator must protect our environmental laws and act in our best …

Posted On 21 Dec 2016

Americans Should Be Deeply Concerned

Americans should be deeply concerned by the nomination of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers to lead the Department of the Interior. She has a troubling track record of actively undermining our environment.

The Secretary of the Interior is charged with stewardship …

Posted On 15 Dec 2016

Latinos on the Vanguard of the Climate Fight

When it comes to protecting our planet, the Latino community always shows up on the front line. And this is more necessary than ever now that Donald Trump is preparing an unprecedented offensive on the world’s climate progress.
In eight …

Posted On 08 Dec 2016