National Politics

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The Bay Area’s People’s Climate March

Posted September 18, 2014 by Joseph Mayton

On Sunday, thousands of activists and concerned citizens are to come together for what is being dubbed the largest collective climate change action in human history. The People’s Climate March, which has already seen activists being bused from faraway places,
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49ers Hide Behind “Due Process”

Posted September 11, 2014 by

Claiming “Ray McDonald is not Ray Rice,” San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York said on Tuesday that “due process” must play out before the team would suspend the team’s alleged woman batterer. But York soon made clear that he had
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Where Do Latinos Go From Here?

Posted September 11, 2014 by Angelo Falcón

Latino immigration reform advocates are up in arms over yet another broken promise by President Obama to further delay his plans to issue administration relief on deportations, DACA-style. With the midterm elections ever on his mind, he is now also
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Should NY’s Left Have Challenged Cuomo?

Posted September 11, 2014 by

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo took a huge election fall this week. After delivering for the poor as Clinton’s second HUD Secretary, Cuomo has often moved sharply right since since taking office. His scorn for the state’s Democrats gave home
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Call on Congress to Fully Fund Housing

Posted September 10, 2014 by NLIHC

Congress returns from August recess this week and will get to work on a continuing resolution (CR) to keep federal programs, including HUD’s housing programs, funded until mid-December. A CR is necessary if Congress does not pass an FY15 HUD
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Obama’s Betrayal

Posted September 9, 2014 by

President Obama’s latest broken commitment to millions of undocumented immigrants and their supporters is a stab in the back to all activists working for social change. After setting an end of summer deadline for an Executive Order legalizing millions, the
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