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Toronto’s Caribbean Carnival a spectacle of rhythms, costumes – Toronto – CBC News

Posted by , Saturday, August 3, 2013

FOCUS | US Detains Undocumented Aliens in Solitary Confinement

Posted by , Thursday, August 1, 2013

AZ’s Arpaio Guilty

A federal judge finds that Arizona's Sheriff Arpaio violated the Constitutional rights of Latinos.
Posted by , Sunday, May 26, 2013

Student Debt and the Crushing of the American Dream – NYTimes.com – Joseph Stiglitz

Posted by , Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Immigration Is Not a Domestic Issue

This fairly short piece is an excellent overview of the real issues around illegal immigration and it's solutions....Very much worth reading and sharing. Thanks to Ed Pearl Mha Atma Khalsa
Posted by , Friday, March 29, 2013

Fear, Corporate Profiteering, and Government Expansion of the Security Surveillance State on the US Borderland

Posted by , Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Republicans and Latinos: Immigration reform is not enough | The Economist

Posted by , Saturday, February 2, 2013

Is Immigration Reform Finally Happening? | Politics News | Rolling Stone

Posted by , Thursday, January 31, 2013

Reforming Immigration for Good – NYTimes.com

Finally, Something to do with immigration
Posted by , Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Immigrants and Small Business – NYTimes.com

Posted by , Monday, July 2, 2012

Mitt Romney’s Immigration Reform ‘Model’ Partly Struck Down, But Harm Will Continue | Tim Dickinson | Politics News | Rolling Stone

Posted by , Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Washington Post – Arizona immigration law: Supreme Court seems receptive to parts of crackdown

Posted by , Thursday, April 26, 2012

ARIZONA book burning and more nazi-like behavior

Posted by , Wednesday, April 4, 2012

NYT (9): Editorials, Op-Eds, Letters

"The Obama administration has not made a case for killing American citizens without judicial review" (Editorial); "Arizona’s immigration law set a low standard, which other states have been trying to match. It is a myth, however, that voters want this kind of harshness" (Editorial); "The anniversary of the 2011 nuclear disaster in Japan brought back memories of growing up in Colorado and being clueless about what the nearby plutonium plant did" (Guest Op-Ed); "What would happen if thousands of people charged with crimes refused to plead out?" (Guest Op-Ed); "Bank fees are nibbling at consumers’ checking accounts. Maybe it’s time for a change" (Guest Op-Ed); "For Mitt Romney, wealth has gone from tactical blessing to optical curse" (Bruni); "Facing a disappointing field, primary voters have acted like adults" (Douthat); "In a world where Vladimir Putin can cry on Russian national television, is it any wonder that men’s tights are coming into fashion?" (Dowd); "Sunday Dialogue: Money and Influence in U.S. Elections" (Letters)
Posted by , Sunday, March 11, 2012

NYT (7): National News

Shenanigans continue over Al-Awlaki memo; Fed appeals court strikes down parts of noxious Alabama immigration law; Outrage as Mississippi Supreme Court upholds Barbour pardons; With economy getting better, Obama no longer toxic for other Dems; Brown is jealous of Warren's "star" support; With SCOTUS decision imminent, Obama moves to shape debate over health care law; Did Apple collude with publishers to raise price of e-books?
Posted by , Friday, March 9, 2012

NYT Editorials & Op-Eds (6)

"A Supreme Court ruling limits the right of suspects to remain silent by redefining 'custody'" (Editorial); "Arizona’s extremist immigration law lost another round in federal court when the judge blocked another provision that makes it a crime for day laborers to look for work on the street" (Editorial); "En route to Super Tuesday, the 2012 race has provided lessons and surprises aplenty" (Bruni); "The same drivers on the right are urging the dogs of war once more: 'Mush!'" (Dowd); "President Obama has redefined the Iran issue by saying it is about U.S. national security and global security, too" (Friedman); "Above his other achievements, James Q. Wilson reintegrated the vocabulary of character into discussions of everyday life" (Brooks)
Posted by , Wednesday, March 7, 2012

NYT (6): National News

MSM member questions Obama admin's commitment to "truth"; BP trial delayed as it scrambles for settlement; Obama wants opt-out re Internet tracking; Another adverse consequence of climate change; In AZ, immigration no longer major issue; Santorum offers brazen call for end of church-state separation.
Posted by , Monday, February 27, 2012

Catholic hypocrisy at its worst – Birth Control – Salon.com

Posted by , Friday, February 17, 2012

NYT (6): Foreign Affairs

Seeing writing on well, U.S. cuts Iraq embassy staff in half; Is Russia finally taking active role in Syrian crisis?; As people strike, Greek leaders postpone vote on austerity measures, and wonder if they amount to political suicide; All eyes on poorest 1/5 of Indians as they go to polls; Haitians creating immigration crisis in Brazil; The U.S. embargo against Cuba is 50 years old.
Posted by , Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Public Integrity

Posted by , Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Is This Land Made for You and Me? | Common Dreams

Posted by , Friday, January 13, 2012

How US Policies Fueled Mexico’s Great Migration

Posted by , Thursday, January 12, 2012

Dispatch from Detention: A Rare Look Inside Our “Humane” Immigration Jails

Posted by , Sunday, January 8, 2012

NYT (9): National News

Finally, it's the GOP that caves; Once again, FCC looks to ease media ownership rule; Judge blocks large part of SC immigration law; After death of G.I., military "hazing" is investigated; NYC's campaign finance law survives another challenge; Black women enlisting at remarkably high rate; Unseasonably warm weather has drawback - no snow for skiing; Man sentenced to 14 years for arson in response to election of Obama; Earthquake damage to Washington Monument more extensive than initially thought.
Posted by , Friday, December 23, 2011

NYT Editorials, Op-Eds Letters (11)

"Medicare reforms could save hundreds of billions of dollars without scrapping the system" (Editorial); "Alabama’s stance on its extremist immigration law is shifting from defiance to damage control, as Gov. Robert Bentley admits that the law needs fixing" (Editorial); "Should President Obama sell $53 million worth of arms to Bahrain when it continues to violently repress its citizens?" (Kristof); "Leaders are learning that war no longer pays. And more important, there is a growing repugnance toward institutionalized violence" (Guest Op-Ed); "Environmental groups are in a stage of transition toward local, grass-roots efforts" (Guest Op-Ed); "As a black man in my 20s, I’ve incorporated into my daily life the sense that I might be pushed against a wall or thrown to the ground by a police officer at any time" (Guest Op-Ed); "Many politicians are full of themselves. Gingrich is overstuffed" (Bruni); "Art reflecting life or life reflecting art? The end of the Iraq war and Season 1 of 'Homeland' have everyone on edge" (Dowd); "Looking for some leaders with the know-how and willingness to govern from the bottom up" (Friedman); "Why so many Christians loved Christopher Hitchens" (Douthat); "When Marijuana is Used as Medicine" (Letters)
Posted by , Sunday, December 18, 2011