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June 29, 2020

#FindVanessaGuillen. As the nation hurdles towards the November 2020 presidential election, Trump’s presidency is unraveling with each new report emerging underscoring his incompetence, corruption, nepotism and, of course, his racism and narcissism. So, he is fighting back the only…

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June 19, 2020

The CDC just released new data about coronavirus — and it’s really bad news for Latinos; So, DREAMers got a reprieve from the Supreme Court. What’s next?; 12 charts show just where racial disparities exist, and it’s not pretty;…

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June 16, 2020

For some, racism is a tangible reality. For others, it’s a nebulous concept. It depends on your personal experience, circle of friends, attitude towards diversity and inclusion, among other factors, that dictate whether or not you believe racism is…

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June 8, 2020

Initial rumor is that the Supreme Court will side with Trump and end DACA. Will Trump use DACA recipients as pawns to get the immigration deal he needs to quell his base? Police reform isn’t just on the minds…

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May 20, 2020

Trump and his administration have never hidden their anti-immigration agenda. So, it’s not surprising that the White House has made a decision regarding the Mexican and Canadian borders; What is surprising, and disturbing, is that this administration is using…

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May 8, 2020

The latest jobs report reflects the never-before-seen depth of pain many of us, our friends, neighbors and family members are experiencing during this unprecedented times. As more Latinos get disproportionately impacted by job loss and COVID-19 exposure, several Latino…

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April 30, 2020

Yesterday, it was reported that Trump ordered the Pentagon to pull money from overseas projects towards building the border wall. While he contemplates possibly losing in November, he’s determined to leave office with reminders of his inhumane legacy. In…

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April 29,2020

While social media — think Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc — are heralded as keeping people connected, it’s clearer just how it’s used to divide us. Case in point: social media is the main engine for driving misinformation about the…

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April 17, 2020

People around the globe are getting antsy because of staying home for so long. Did you hear about the archeologists in Peru arrested for violating the stay-at-home orders? So, state by state, city by city are relaxing the stay-at-home…

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April 14, 2020

It is a sad day in our nation when our President throws what amounts to as a temper tantrum because he doesn’t feel the media is giving him the credit he deserves (in his mind) during this global pandemic….

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April 2, 2020

This week’s unemployment numbers have been released: 6.6 million. Many of our family members, neighbors and friends are included in this dismal number and we know it’s only going to increase. And it’s the reason, like none in recent…

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March 25, 2020

Unbelievably, there are people who still think the coronavirus is just like the flu, or worse, nothing to worry about. Well, the Dept. of Justice wants to change that attitude; Why is the virus spiking in certain countries? New…

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March 17, 2020

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! We could all use some luck in today’s world but luck doesn’t replace common sense. As measures to mitigate the spread of coronavirus deepens in its necessity to disrupt our day-to-day lives, there are several…

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March 13, 2020

If ever the country needed proof of how inept and derelict the Trump administration is in performing its most basic duty — protect the American people, we have only to look at how they have handled the coronavirus spread….

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March 4, 2020

Once again, pundits and political organizers touted the expectation that the Latino ‘sleeping giant’ voter was now awake. Popular assumption was that we were awake to vote for Bernie Sanders, but a little-noticed poll last month predicted the majority…

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February 17, 2020

How ironic that President’s Day is meant for us all to reflect on the history of the great men, and not so great men, who occupied the Oval Office. History is supposed to endow us with the benefit of…

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January 15, 2020

In another blow to our national safety when it comes to our own environment, the Trump administration has big plans for our water supply – and it’s not good; Scientists say Puerto Rico has this to look forward to…

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January 9, 2020

A new poll finds that Trump, our President, is now seen as more dishonest than two of the leading authoritarian world leaders. What a legacy and what a disgrace for US all; One of the things supporting this shameful…

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January 1, 2020

Happy New Year! Feliz Año Nuevo! As we begin a new decade, the following stories offer reflections of the past year and a look forward to what is possible. 10 Global Insights into a Transforming World With births down,…

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December 16, 2019

It’s funny how that old saying “What goes around comes around” is so true. For example, there’s a judge invoking a law the GOP created to block Obama and now is being used to stop Trump; Another whistleblower comes…

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November 4, 2019

Worries continue to rise that Trump and his administration are taking the US back to darker times in our history. Need further proof? Check out what’s happening in Mississippi & what happened to one Latino; So, what is the…

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October 2, 2019

The case of two bans. The difference between what FL and NY just banned couldn’t be more polar opposite and underscores how the fight for the moral soul of the country is Right vs. Left; Why watch Sunday morning…

By Johanna Mendelson Forman The Conversation Latin America’s economy has grown enormously over the past two decades. However, unemployment in the region still hovers at 8 percent, double that of the United States. Youth joblessness is even higher –…