Monthly Archives: March 2012

ICE Finally Gives Congress Data on Number of Parents Deported | AlterNet

ICE Finally Gives Congress Data on Number of Parents Deported | AlterNet. “The federal government deported 46,486 parents of US-citizen children in the 6 month period between January-June 2011,” said Seth Freed Wessler, Colorlines’ investigation reporter who filed the Freedom … Continue reading

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Beyond Books: Tucson School District Tries to Block Annual Cesar Chavez Celebration « SpeakEasy

Beyond Books: Tucson School District Tries to Block Annual Cesar Chavez Celebration « SpeakEasy. “For over a decade, The Cesar E. Chavez Holiday Coalition has collaborated with TUSD to celebrate the life and legacy of this civil rights icon by … Continue reading

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Guest Commentary | Guest Commentary | Tucson Weekly

Guest Commentary | Guest Commentary | Tucson Weekly. How many “establishment” candidates, in either party, have truly addressed Latino concerns? The Republican Party has made it de facto policy to attack Latinos. In 2010, many Democratic candidates turned their backs … Continue reading

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The Post-Racial Delusion | The Nation

The Post-Racial Delusion | The Nation. Black people have also been reminded that status isn’t a shield against racism. Barack Obama is the most powerful man in the world, but hasn’t stopped opponents from attacking his legitimacy, demeaning his heritage … Continue reading

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Obama Picks Sides on Keystone XL: TransCanada Wins. Earth, Everyone Else Loses | | AlterNet

Obama Picks Sides on Keystone XL: TransCanada Wins. Earth, Everyone Else Loses | | AlterNet. OBAMA SOLD US OUT AGAIN. Remember in November

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Guest Commentary | Guest Commentary | Tucson Weekly

Guest Commentary | Guest Commentary | Tucson Weekly. Tom Horne, John Huppenthal, et al.—officials who opposed TUSD’s Mexican-American studies curriculum, are proponents of the idea that, by fighting the Mexican War, America may have spread the notions of racial supremacy … Continue reading

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Why Is President Obama Keeping a Journalist in Prison in Yemen? | The Nation

Why Is President Obama Keeping a Journalist in Prison in Yemen? | The Nation. Shaye traveled to al Majala. What he discovered were the remnants of Tomahawk cruise missiles and cluster bombs, neither of which are in the Yemeni military’s … Continue reading

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Arizona Bill Would Allow Employers to Fire You For Using Birth Control | AlterNet

Arizona Bill Would Allow Employers to Fire You For Using Birth Control | AlterNet. The Right-Wing Nutjobs are still at it in Arizona. Arizona House Bill 2625, authored by Majority Whip Debbie Lesko, R-Glendale, would permit employers to ask their … Continue reading

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Goldman Sachs Crowns Shady Banker Who Destroyed Bear Stearns and Scammed Investors Its Global Head of Mortgage Trading | AlterNet

Goldman Sachs Crowns Shady Banker Who Destroyed Bear Stearns and Scammed Investors Its Global Head of Mortgage Trading | AlterNet. “So you’d think that after the colossal economic dump he helped usher in, Wall Street would have banned this guy … Continue reading

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Obama Lunches With Bloomberg? Here’s What’s Really Afoot When it Comes to Political Money | | AlterNet

Obama Lunches With Bloomberg? Here’s What’s Really Afoot When it Comes to Political Money | | AlterNet. “With Bloomberg lunching with Obama, this newest twist by Americans Elect looks like something very familiar: An effort by the insiders to unload … Continue reading

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