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Weekly Diaspora: Immigrants Abused, Denied Social Services in Broken Immigration System

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger After decades of misguided policies and patchwork practices, the high human costs of our disordered...

Weekly Diaspora: Has Obama Failed the Immigration Reform Movement?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
The Media Consortium

by Catherine Traywick, Media Consortium blogger After signing a controversial $600 million border security bill last week, President Barack Obama is d...

Weekly Diaspora: Will $600 Million Border Security Bill Target Innocents?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Anti-immigrant forces have adeptly shaped the ongoing immigration debate into an issue of crime and...

Weekly Diaspora: Arizona's Anti-Immigrant Crusade Continues

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Catherine Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Though Arizona's SB 1070 went into effect without its most controversial provisions, the legislation'...

Weekly Diaspora: Modified SB 1070 Goes Into Effect; How Federal Law Paved the Way

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

The passage of SB 1070 made it clear that the federal government had created a monster.

Weekly Audit: Why Are Unemployment Benefits A Major Political Fight?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger Congress finally authorized an extension of unemployment benefits on Wednesday, providing a critical life...

Weekly Pulse: Uncovered Abortions, Toxic Mani-Pedis, and Kagan's a Go

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

Weekly Pulse: Uncovered Abortions, Toxic Mani-Pedis, and Kagan's a Goby Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Last week, the Obama administrati...

Weekly Pulse: Uncovered Abortions, Toxic Mani-Pedis, and Kagan's a Go

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

Weekly Pulse: Uncovered Abortions, Toxic Mani-Pedis, and Kagan's a Goby Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Last week, the Obama administrati...

Weekly Diaspora: Suing, Protesting, and Boycotting Arizona over SB 1070

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger Senate Bill 1070, Arizona's notorious anti-immigrant law, is set to go into effect on July 29. With days left t...

Weekly Pulse: The Religious Right vs. Birth Control

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

Weekly Pulse: The Religious Right vs. Birth Controlby Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Does health care reform's promise of preventive car...

Weekly Audit: The Hidden Casualties of the Great Recession

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Annie Shields, Media Consortium blogger The June labor market report announced that the unemployment rate is down from 9.7 to 9.5 percent and 83,00...

Weekly Diaspora: Department of Justice Challenges Arizona's SB 1070--What's next?

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger On Tuesday, the Department of Justice filed suit against the state of Arizona in an effort to overturn a string...

Weekly Diaspora: Obama to Congress: It's Time to Support Immigration Reform

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Erin Rosa, Media Consortium blogger This morning, President Barack Obama condemned the "failure by those of us in Washington to fix a broken immigr...

Weekly Mulch: Cochabamba Summit to Combat Climate Change Innovatively

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger On Monday, climate activists, nonprofit leaders, and governmental officials will gather in Cochabamba, Boli...

Weekly Audit: Congress Must Get Tough On Wall Street

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger Congress returns from its April recess this week with financial reform at the top of its to-do list. With mil...

Weekly Audit: How Superhero Hilda Solis is Winning the Fight for Workers' Rights

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger While the poor judgment of top-level officials at Treasury and the Office of Management and Budget frequently...

Weekly Mulch: Obama's Responsibility for the BP Oil Spill

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger President Barack Obama is in Louisiana today, and BP is saying it will know in 48 hours if its attempt to "t...

Weekly Mulch: Clock Ticking for Climate Change Legislation

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Seven months out from the midterms, electoral anxieties are hampering potential climate change legislation. ...

Weekly Mulch: Politics Confuse Public Perception of Climate Change

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium blogger Americans don't know what to think about climate change anymore. A few years ago, the public more or less tr...

Weekly Audit: More Jobs Please

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

>By Zach Carter, Media Consortium Blogger One year after President Barack Obama secured passage of his critical economic stimulus package, the U.S. Se...

State of Whose Union? Obama and Race at One Year

Rinku Sen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rinku Sen

Many seem to have forgotten that what is most important is not the man, but the mission.

Torn Apart by Deportation, Families Struggle to Stay Together

Seth Freed Wessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Seth Freed Wessler

Families are being torn apart by deportation at the treacherous intersection of immigration enforcement and the criminal justice system.