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January 20, 2022

In yesterday’s press conference, President Biden said he didn’t believe the polls when a reporter asked how he felt about his low polling numbers. Dismissing unfavorable facts seems to be a Washington trait. However, those of us witnessing the…

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January 19, 2022

These days, we all live our lives by a checklist: Vaccines √, Face Masks?. Incredibly, too many still think the ‘all clear’ signal has been sounded. It hasn’t. In fact, observations show how contagious is the latest variant of…

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January 18, 2022

If there was any doubt that the United States is in the midst of ‘a whirlpool of turmoil,’ you don’t have to look far. Whether it’s the politics: the political direction of America’s youth or the GOP’s declaration on…

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January 17, 2022

What are federal holidays? Clearly, they are more than just having the day off from work or school, or a few parades or speeches ‘in honor’ of the significance of the holiday. In these times, they have to mean…

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January 14, 2022

The Biden administration may not have any luck getting the full Congress to work on policies but Biden can definitely make a difference of his own with the Federal Reserve; The vast majority of nonprofits service low-income, minority, disenfranchised…

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January 13, 2022

Two of today’s headlines, that seem unrelated, bode an uneasy outlook on the future of Latinos: “Despite growth, Hispanic representation still minuscule” and “More than 1 million fewer students are in college, the lowest enrollment numbers in 50 years.”…

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January 12, 2022

It’s been stated ad nauseam of how the pandemic exposed the disparities in our world. The World Bank joined that bandwagon early on and continues to raise the alarm; NPR scored an interview with former Pres. Trump. It didn’t…

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January 11, 2022

Once upon a time, there was a US Congress who believed in a democratic government. That the government actually served its people in a bipartisan fashion was the mission statement of a bygone Congress. Nowadays, we are witnessing a…

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January 10, 2022

On the one hand, we’re told that the US economy has more jobs than can be filled. Yet, for many, that’s a contradictory observation, especially as economists tell us that slowing immigration is having an opposite effect on jobs…

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January 7, 2022

Is there a Civil War in our future? The enthusiastic gleefulness of those who stormed the US Capitol on Jan. 6 would suggest there is a portion of the US population itching to be in one, but what will…

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January 6, 2022

Today marks a shameful day in US History. Historians may deem the day as a turning point in a trajectory invented by power-greedy GOP politicians and their followers but to many rational Americans, this day marks an uneasy anniversary…

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December 5, 2022

It’s been postulated that society is in the midst of a big ‘reset.’ Higher awareness of quality of life, social justice injustices, inequality, the concept of work, etc. It may explain why 4.5 million people in the United States…

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January 4, 2022

It used to be politics was not a subject that served as chit-chat at get-togethers outside the Beltway. Not anymore. In that vein, there are 5 things to watch going into the Midterms; Another sad relic of the Trump…

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January 3, 2022

Feliz Año Nuevo!! A new year signals new starts, whatever our resolutions, goals and hopes are. Among those new goals could be the traditional exercise intentions or protesting any of the new (oppressive) laws that are now in effect…

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December 31, 2021

This last day of 2021 brings a mix of headlines that reflect curiosity, pessimism, fear and (thank goodness) hope. Maybe that’s why this year’s predictions for the new year seem underwhelming. I mean, what we’re living now is rivaling…

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December 30, 2021

The White House appears to be getting as frustrated with the lower courts (in)action on Trump’s Remain in Mexico policy as most immigrant advocates. So, taking a page from their predecessor, the Biden admin is asking for a final…

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December 29, 2021

2021 was an eventful year. As is customary, media outlets share their documentation of notable events, both good and bad, of the (soon-to-be) past year: The 50 best podcasts; The standouts in tech; Pew Research Center’s most striking research…

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December 28, 2021

First it was Florida where Latinos noticed in Spanish-language media an onslaught of disinformation on everything from COVID and vaccines to the Biden admin and the Build Back Better Bill. Now, Dems are predicting the next state where Latinos…

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December 24, 2021

In many parts of the country, this Christmas will be unlike those of years past. Forget the fact there may be fewer presents under the tree or a smaller family gathering (thanks Omicron) or fewer family favorites on the…

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December 23, 2021

The US Census Bureau reported earlier this week that the US population isn’t growing at levels where it needs to be at to sustain the country in the future. Part of that reason has to do with the Latino…

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December 22, 2021

As the countdown continues towards the global celebration of the infant’s birth, it’s ironic that the US just achieved a disappointing milestone since our nation’s founding, according to the US Census; The Latino population is gaining a foothold in…

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December 21, 2021

In the last 48 hours, security analysts and ex-generals issued a dire warning: A Civil War is coming. Pockets of makeshift militias, think January 6, have been arming themselves. Some enlisted soldiers are not hiding their eagerness to join…

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December 20, 2021

As we start a week that has long been characterized as a time to spread peace, love and joy, several ex-army generals deliver an ominous warning for the nation; It’s a good thing Mexico has been so agreeable to…

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December 17, 2021

Upon Biden’s election, immigrant activists thought a like-minded crusader had been elected. Unfortunately, nothing but mixed messages have flowed from the White House. To be fair, some decisions have been out of control of the administration and others, well,…

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December 16, 2021

A few days ago, I posted the McKinsey & Co report about the state of Latinos in the US. To all of us, it was nothing more than a headline. But Axios dug deeper and found reason for all…