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The ugly side of Earth Day

The climate crisis becomes grimmer by the day, but Mother Earth is up against more than just climate deniers and powerful corporations. The suffering environment is also the victim of racist organizations. To understand why, we have to go way … Continued

Politics

SB1070: A Story of Resistance and the Demise of Russell Pearce (Part I)

Crafted by an extreme anti-immigrant movement with the unsaid goal of forcing a max exodus of a people out of Arizona and eventually the US, SB1070 serves as a large piece of a far right agenda.   As the law itself … Continued

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Anti-Immigrant Leaders Testify for House Subcommittee

Today, the House Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement will conduct a hearing entitled, “New Jobs in Recession and Recovery: Who Are Getting Them and Who Are Not.” The majority GOP witnesses are Steven Camarota of  Center for Immigration Studies … Continued

Immigration

The Race Exhibit

Race is a myth, but we persist in believing. That’s one lesson from Race: Are We So Different?, a national touring exhibit sponsored by the American Anthropological Association.   There is no biological difference between races.  “All skin colors, whether light … Continued

Immigration

STORM WARNING: A Special Account of Anti-Immigrant Violence

by Diane C. Today, the Center for New Community, a national civil rights organization, released a powerful account of anti-immigrant violence in America. The report titled “Storm Warning” is an intense and sweeping narrative centered on the anti-immigrant activity of … Continued

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The Enduring Power of Hate in Suffolk County

There is perhaps no other locale in the nation where anti-immigrant hatred has sunk roots as deep as those in Suffolk County, New York, where the powerful County Executive has built a career on it and where the judiciary is … Continued

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Campaign to Renounce Anti-Immigrant Groups Needed to Stop Violence

We have been keeping a close eye on the murder case of Raul Flores and his nine-year-old daughter, Brisenia. Jason Bush, Shawna Forde, and Albert Gaxiola broke into the Flores’ home on May 30th and shot them, point blank, in … Continued