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October 27, 2021

Global leaders are set to discuss how to salvage the planet from the onslaught of climate change. Of course, it’s going to require a collective commitment of sacrifice, investment and vision — and a healthy dose of ‘climate-speak’; Economists…

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October 26, 2021

Anger. It’s an emotion that for most of us used to be a fleeting emotion. Only a few people could and would sustain anger for any length of time, and most of us (used) to find staying angry was…

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October 25, 2021

It’s getting clearer and clearer that the pandemic changed the world in so many fundamental ways that historians may take years to fully document its true impact. For instance, business leaders just declared something they probably thought they never…

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October 22, 2021

Inequality should be the buzzword of the pandemic era. The pandemic exposed how deeply inequality runs in our society and just how much it exasperated existing known inequalities. For example, the Latina wage gap. Check out the horrendous stats;…

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October 21, 2021

It’s safe to say that the ‘state of immigration’ is in flux. With old Trump-era policies being reinstated by the Biden admin, it signals confusing messages to everyone. What’s not confusing is a recently leaked memo that shows how…

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October 20, 2021

For years, Latinos have been touted as the ‘sleeping giant.’ Our growing numbers have been ‘weaponized’ to threaten politicians and deliver hope to those eager for change in the status quo. Yet, a new analysis reveals that Latinos may…

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October 19, 2021

They say things get better with time. Unfortunately, that may only apply to wine. Nowhere is that more evident than in the climate. Each passing day exposes a progressive decline on Mother Earth. For example, unbelievably, manufacturing plants are…

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October 15, 2021

Intelligence reports warn of migrant caravans forming in countries in Latin America. Their destination is, of course, the US. That could explain the Biden admin’s plan to resurrect a Trump-era policy; Rising grocery prices are ‘eating’ into family budgets….

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October 14, 2021

“If at first, you don’t succeed, try, try, try and try again…” That should be the Dems new tagline when it comes to immigration reform; Guess who is the most vaccinated religious group?; New research shows there’s a simple…

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October 13, 2021

Underscoring just how ‘floppy’ the immigration issue is the latest mandate from DHS. They’re ending workplace raids and shifting focus on the employers. It’s not a new strategy and the bigger question is how long will it last; Puerto…

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October 12, 2021

As gun laws become lax, and practically nonexistent in too many states, there are two clear victims. Each represent our future; 85% of world’s population is grappling with this same dilemma; So what, if the debt ceiling isn’t raised…

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October 11, 2021

We’ve always known social media is not benign. How can it be when humanity is so diverse in opinions, beliefs and intelligence? With the latest Facebook revelation, it’s refreshing to see one Latino organization take a stand; One reporter…

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October 8, 2021

This year’s Nobel Peace Prize is being shared by two career professionals whose job description includes safeguarding democracy; Two headlines highlight the irony that still exists among professional Latinos: Latino businesses rarely receive venture capital and Latino businesses rarely…

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October 7, 2021

Has a tipping point been reached in COVID deaths?; Everyone has their own idea on how to reform immigration. Now, Republican governors throw their ideas into the ring; It may be a stereotype but there’s a reason why Spanish-speakers…

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October 6, 2021

Is student loan forgiveness on the cusp of being reality? If so, it would be a good thing for singles, according to researchers, who find a troubling rising trend among this demographic; Latino filmmakers become first married couple to…

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October 5, 2021

Throughout my career as an opinion writer, I have striven to not favor a particular side but only the argument which produces a fair and equitable solution. It used to be I could do this with such balance that…

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October 4, 2021

At one time, the sole branch of government able to escape, for the most part, the kind of criticism that plummets the poll numbers of the Legislative and Executive branches was the Supreme Court. No more. And depending on…

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October 1, 2021

One of today’s headlines validates the Latino influence on US GDP, without even trying. If only that same influence applied to political clout; New poll shows people overestimate undocumented Latinos. Who’s fault is that?; Climate change is here gente!…

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September 30, 2021

There’s no doubt that authoritarianism is on the rise in the US. It’s supported by white supremacist groups, QAnon followers, etc., and according to a leaked document, the GOP; The Haitian immigrant crisis underscores that countries will soon have…

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September 29, 2021

News headlines offer a peek into the world’s turmoil and discoveries, but too often for some, it’s just too much to consume. So, that’s why celebrating today’s National Coffee Day is especially important. Check out where you can score…

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September 28, 2021

If ever there was a more patient and deserving group waiting for Congress to get its act together and do something right, it’s DREAMers. Now, the Biden admin wants to do something so current DACA recipients no longer have…

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September 27, 2021

No one is perfect. Everyone makes mistakes but, in my opinion, the # 1 mistake we all make, every minute of the day, is that we don’t think what happens in Congress affects us — if you don’t count…

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September 24, 2021

Usually, I don’t post headlines regarding the ridiculous recounts of the 2020 election but after news that Trump claimed fraud in a couple of the major Democratic counties in Texas and told the TX gov to do a recount,…

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September 23, 2021

No one can deny that the GOP are on a tear. In other words, we have not seen, in recent history, the blatant abuse of legislation on such a large scale to oppress women and people of color. So…

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September 22, 2021

As always, competing news headlines grab their “3 seconds” of readers’ eyes before being relegated to an afterthought. Yet, some deserving news doesn’t even get the courtesy of that much attention. Case in point: The fact that Trump and…