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Mijente’s Marisa Franco Responds to President Trump’s National Emergency Declaration

“While we have been on a path toward racist nationalism for a while, history will look back at this day as the day American democracy died.”

  • Feb 15, 2019
  • 4:59 pm

In Case You Wanted to Catch President Trump’s Propaganda Speech About the Border ‘Emergency’

Migrants, drug dealers and MS-13, and more and more lies.

  • Feb 15, 2019
  • 4:33 pm

Stories From El Salvador: Karla

I never realized until I went to El Salvador for the first time what pedir de fiado was. It was like a mix of asking for a favor, a credit, and sometimes a paying it forward sort of thing.

  • Feb 15, 2019
  • 3:50 pm

From Venezuela With Love

We hear from two people who are watching what’s unfolding from both inside and outside of the country.

  • Feb 15, 2019
  • 2:11 pm

ACLU Files Lawsuit on Behalf of U.S. Citizens Detained for Speaking Spanish 

“It’s unconstitutional to detain people just because of their language, accent, or color of their skin,” said Cody Wofsy, staff attorney with the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project.

  • Feb 15, 2019
  • 1:45 pm

Trump Declares National Emergency for Border Wall Funding

The announcement arrived after the U.S. Senate passed a border security plan yesterday to avert a government shutdown.

  • Feb 15, 2019
  • 12:15 pm

The Fluffy Phenomenon: How Gabriel Iglesias Makes All of Us Laugh

The Southern California native is the six highest-paid comedian in the United States.

  • Feb 15, 2019
  • 10:23 am

Un Nuevo Acuerdo Verde

Les pedimos a los legisladores que respalden un proyecto de ley que incluya lo siguiente.

  • Feb 15, 2019
  • 9:46 am

Fight for the Future Slams Bipartisan Spending Bill, Which Funds Invasive Surveillance Technology

“The U.S. government’s mass surveillance programs are already out of control. We should be dismantling them not expanding them,” Evan Greer said.

  • Feb 14, 2019
  • 3:08 pm

Roberto Lovato: Elliott Abrams Is Bringing Violence of 1980s U.S. Latin America Policy to Venezuela (VIDEO)

“When I see Elliott Abrams on, in front of Congress, it stirs my subconscious, and I think it stirs the subconscious of the entire country, that wants to forget, but won’t and shouldn’t forget, what happened in Central America in the 1980s.”

  • Feb 14, 2019
  • 2:04 pm

Amazon Pulls Out of HQ2 in NYC, Local Organizers Rejoice: ‘This Is a Critical Moment’

Since the deal was announced, New Yorkers decisions varied, with many strongly against the company’s move to Queens.

  • Feb 14, 2019
  • 1:34 pm

Activist Creates Intimate Valentine’s Day Love Notes for Undocumented Community

“When you are a non-citizen in a relationship, especially undocumented, it can be difficult to give love,” Angy Rivera said.

  • Feb 14, 2019
  • 12:57 pm

Nevada Woman Is the 6th to Accuse Arias of Sexual Misconduct

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — Carina Black said in interviews this week that the Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Costa Rican President boxed her in against a wall inside an elevator at the university in 1998 and then tried to kiss her.

  • Feb 14, 2019
  • 12:32 pm

Argentines Protest Austerity Measures, High Unemployment

Protesters also decried cuts to public utility subsidies and austerity.

  • Feb 14, 2019
  • 11:40 am

Parkland Shooting: One Year Later, Congress Still Avoids Action on Gun Control

Why are the public’s pleas on this and other issues ignored?

  • Feb 14, 2019
  • 11:21 am

El Chapo in Prison Changes Nothing

If it’s a waste of time for Mexico, then it’s a waste of money here.

  • Feb 14, 2019
  • 10:50 am

During Congressional Hearing on Venezuela, Role of US Envoy Elliott Abrams Seriously Questioned

“I fail to understand why members of this committee or the American people should find any testimony that you give today to be truthful,” Rep. Ilhan Omar said.

  • Feb 13, 2019
  • 6:07 pm

Despite El Chapo Arrest, Powerful Sinaloa Cartel Marches On

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS — Those heaping bags of fentanyl and plastic tubs of crystal meth, heroin and cocaine offer no sign that the cartel has been weakened, lost sway over its traditional territory in northwestern Mexico or seen its international reach curtailed by the loss of its notorious leader.

  • Feb 13, 2019
  • 12:37 pm

New York City Jury Finds El Chapo Guilty on All 10 Counts

The jury deliberated for over a week as they considered a staggering amount of evidence in the case against Guzmán.

  • Feb 13, 2019
  • 12:24 pm

Letter From the Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal

“The only road to Mumia’s freedom —and, in point of fact, the only reason he is even alive today— is mass organization.”

  • Feb 13, 2019
  • 11:27 am