Political Climate

Act! for America’s New Petition: Just More of the Same

It’s beginning to look like nothing ever changes. Last Thursday, the garden-variety Islamophobes at Act! for America circulated an email requesting its constituents to sign a petition, asking whether or not the respondent favors the widely used “American Laws for … Continued

Immigration

Anti-immigrant Groups Disavow Bigotry, their Facebook Walls Tell Another Story

A compassionate anti-immigrant movement? Most organized restrictionists want you to believe it’s possible. With conspicuous disavowals of bigotry and chauvinism, anti-immigrant honchos allege that the ethnicity or nationality of the “offenders” does not motivate their stance, and that they will … Continued

Politics

Seven Undocumented Students Arrested in Georgia

After joining together in an act of nonviolent civil disobedience, seven young activists were arrested Tuesday in Atlanta. Upon arrest, Dayanna Rebolledo, David Ramirez, Andrea Rosales, Viridiana Martinez, Jose Rico Benavides, Georgina Perez, and Maria Marroquin openly declared themselves as … Continued

Immigration

This MLK Day remember the importance of 14th Amendment

On Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, we should remember the cornerstone of  civil rights in the U.S. - the 14th Amendment. The 14th Amendment was written and enacted to give full rights to former slaves. It is the affirmation … Continued