Urban/Global Politics

The Elephant in the Room

  From a recent op ed published by The Progressive Media Project: In the aftermath of one of the worst midterm election defeats in memory, Democrats need to regain their standing by fulfilling President Obama’s original vision and reasserting a progressive agenda. The election, which saw the Republican Party sweep the Senate, as well as […]

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Urban/Global Politics

Obama’s Immigration Speech Strong at Heart, But…

January 31, 2013 President Obama’s speech on immigration Tuesday was a significant demonstration that the second-term president has embraced a mandate that demands rights for marginalized people. By making the argument that America has always been a nation of immigrants, he has taken the first step in reversing a tide of anti-Latino sentiment, stoked by […]

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