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Deplorable conditions at family detention center

By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee

A social worker has come forward to talk about the

Calling for 12 month extension for Vizguerra

Recently family, faith leaders, attorney and organizational leaders packed the lobby of the Meyer Law Office in

Message from Albuquerque: Native Lives Matter

By Kent Paterson

Most people probably don’t think of Albuquerque as a

More mass graves unearthed, but still no answers

By Deirdre Fulton

The search for 43 college students who vanished in the

Suicide claims record number of Coloradans

Colorado lost 1,058 people to suicide last year, the highest number in state history. That puts Colorado’s suicide rate at 19.4 per 100,000 residents — seventh highest in the country. Suicide kills more Coloradans each year than homicide, car crashes, …
Posted On 27 Aug 2015

Ruling grants home care workers minimum wage

By Bryce Covert   A federal appeals court has reinstated a rule change that is meant to provide home care workers minimum wage and overtime protections. In 2013, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it would make changes to...
Posted On 27 Aug 2015

Level the playing field for communities of color

By Melissa Boteach   The combination of flat or declining wages and rising costs over recent decades has hit working families hard. According to an analysis from the Center for American Progress, incomes remained flat between 2000 and 2012...
Posted On 27 Aug 2015

Combating child smugglers in Central America

By Liamarie Quinde   Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador—which make up Central America’s Northern Triangle region—are three of the most dangerous countries in the world. San Pedro Sula, Honduras, for example, has been the world’s deadliest...
Posted On 27 Aug 2015

CPP: The end of an ...

By Michael Brune   The Clean Power Plan is the most significant single action any President has ever taken to tackle the most serious threat to the health of our families: the climate crisis. This marks the end of an …
Posted On 13 Aug 2015

200 breaths of fresh ...

By Javier Sierra   Fifteen years ago, the Bush administration formed an Energy Task Force led by Vice President Cheney, who surrounded it with hermetic secrecy to dictate the new US energy policy. Its final conclusions turned out to be …
Posted On 31 Jul 2015

Pope Francis’ ...

I have friends who are atheists, those who have a spiritual relationship with the earth and those who don’t quite subscribe to the notion of one God. We don’t judge each other; we just play fair in the sandbox we …
Posted On 25 Jun 2015