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Arizona Casts Obama as ‘Frenemy’ of SB-1070

01/11/2014 Roberto Lovato

Until the President acts decisively to eradicate these programs at the root of the SB-1070 problem plaguing the country, activists should and will continue actions-protests, boycotts, vigils, and other community based actions-that will increasingly target also Washington and Obama. […]

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A National ID Card System?

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato

I truly and honestly implore those of you in DC to do the right thing on the National ID Card idea: Repudiate and denounce it immediately as the ACLU and even libertarian and right wing groups have done. […]

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Immigration Reform: a Voice of Reason

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato

This is the same climate in which President Obama and DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano just announced the “Si Se Puede” of their continued and increased support for one of the most heinous Bush-era immigration policies: […]

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Sotomayor, Conservative Judge

01/09/2014 Gabriel Lerner

With Sotomayor on the bench Obama fulfills two promises; to put the first Latino and the third woman on the Supreme Court.
Maybe he is also putting a Conservative there. Or maybe I am wrong. […]

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Good cop, bad cop: America’s policy toward Honduras

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato

If a recent report by COFADEH is any indicator, there has been an exponential rise in the number of human rights violations since the June 28 coup. The report documented over 1,100 cases of arbitrary detentions, attacks on the media, killings and other human rights violations. […]

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The Obama Vision: immigrant detention centers

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato

President Obama appears willing to maintain and even expand a system of immigrant prisons that civil and human rights organizations across the country and around the world have criticized for the subhuman conditions and deaths found in that system. […]

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Obama and the Freedom of the Press

01/09/2014 Aurelia Fierros

For the sake and the preservation of journalism, its media role should be understood as the watchdog of private, as well as public entities and officials, including its ability to denounce corruption and fraud when the occasion arises. […]

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Enough is enough: we need Dream Act now

01/09/2014 Felipe Matos

Leslie Coche had been detained aboard the Tri-Rail -a local train system in Florida, from Miami to Palm Beach County, as she was going to class. What was her crime to justify her being picked up without any respect to her rights?

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