Rumblings From South Texas: An Attempt To Keep Corporate’s Toxic Breeze At Bay

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There a common belief that Latinos only get aroused over racially-charged issues such as discrimination, police abuse, and immigration. And that only white, tree hugging, middle class homeowners and urban conservationists scream about global warming, toxic dump sites, environmental pollution, and power plants in their backyard. This is a huge myth! In their attempt to […]

DREAM Now Letters to Barack Obama: Stop Ivan Nikolov’s Deportation

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The “DREAM Now Series: Letters to Barack Obama” is a social media campaign that launched Monday, July 19, to underscore the urgent need to pass the DREAM Act. The Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act, S. 729, would help tens of thousands of young people, American in all but paperwork, to earn […]

San Antonio Lawmakers Abandon Constituents For Easy Telco Money

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Many of us cannot escape logging onto the Internet daily either paying bills, learning about the news, interacting with friends on social networking sites, or just checking e-mail. But what if you find yourself having problems accessing the certain website because the gatekeepers of the Internet are discriminating between favored and disfavored uses of the […]

Obama, Immigration Refrom and Public Policy: The Fog In Public Opinion

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Thousands rallied in Washington in support of immigration reform on Sunday to encourage the nation’s lawmakers to move forward in solving the nation’s broken immigration system. The march was sparked when President Obama barely referenced immigration reform in his State of the Union Address. And we should continue the work of fixing our broken immigration […]

Food For Thought

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We live in a complex, divided society. We are divided by wealth, income, education, housing, race, gender, ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation. These divisions are discussed; but rarely do we devoted time examining the growing income divide. We know it is there, we feel everyday when we enter a grocery store, when pay for gas, […]

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