Stopping the Violence

Put forth by XicanoPwr


Everywhere and in all ages, women have experienced violence. They have been raped, mutilated, battered and murdered. Violence currently poses the most significant threat to women’s rights as equal citizens. Yet, the seriousness and scope of the problem is often ignored. Recent events just how widespread and multifaceted the situation is: The brutal and inhumane […]

Jerusalem and God’s wrath

Put forth by XicanoPwr


The United States, like it or not, has become overwhelmingly dominated by the ideology of the Christian story. The message being delivered is not so much that our founding fathers were Christian; rather, this country was founded on the values of Christian rhetoric and thought. Christian fundamentalist will even go so far to believe believe […]

Public betrayal: The Children Are the True Healthcare Victims

Put forth by XicanoPwr


Even though our country has pioneered many major medical developments, millions of Americans do not have access to needed medical care. The growth of the nation’s uninsured population is about to reach it’s breaking point. With his long awaited promise to veto, President Bush vetoed legislation, State Children Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), that would have […]

Ruben Salazar Memorialized on Stamp

Put forth by chicanopwr


Crossposted from Latino Político Our brother will be receiving an honor for his martyrdom The U.S. Postal Service next year will issue a commemorative stamp in honor of slain Los Angeles Times reporter and columnist Reuben Salazar, the Times reported. “He was a groundbreaker for Latinos in this country, but his work spoke to all […]

Concentration Camp Slated for Virginia

Put forth by chicanopwr


Virginia has seen an escalation (surge?) of policies targeting migrant and Latino populations. The latest involves a recommendation to build the newest U.S. concentration camp. A panel studying illegal immigration in Virginia wants to build a 1,000-bed state jail solely for people arrested for being in the United States illegally. The Illegal Immigration Task Force […]

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