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Dolores Huerta

No Excuses

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Snortland

We all have excuses for why we haven't accomplished this or that. This is the case with many aspects of the most important revolution on the planet: the end of gender domination.

GOP Voter Suppression Ad Fails As Pro-Immigrant Americans Refuse to Sit Down and Shut Up

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

A GOP-linked voter suppression ad is being run by a group calling itself Latinos for Reform. Does anyone really think DREAM Act kids and immigration advocates paid money to run these ads claiming to support reform?

Santana Rocks the 80th Birthday Tribute to Human Rights Icon Dolores Huerta: Si Se Puede!

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

For some, the proposition of going "door to door and person to person to get good people elected," may sound like a very lofty goal. But it's not too lofty for Dolores Huerta.

Ryan Grim

Labor Legend Dolores Huerta Rips SEIU For Worker Intimidation

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A legend of the labor movement stepped into the turmoil engulfing organized labor in California on Tuesday, pressing the new head of the Service Emplo...

An Open Letter to SEIU President Mary Kay Henry

Dolores Huerta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dolores Huerta

Tactics that are intended not to persuade or inform, but to intimidate and deny workers' right to free speech in public space, have no place in any union election campaign.

Zack de la Rocha, Tom Morello and Conor Oberst Rally to Fight Arizona's SB 1070

Marissa Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marissa Moss

On Wednesday, Zack de la Rocha and Tom Morello, Conor Oberst and Dolores Huerta joined together in a press conference to discuss Soundstrike and their campaign against Arizona's SB 1070.

Obama's White House Festivities: Good, Bad, or Obvious?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

It's not as though Obama's turned the White House into a party palace. And the events hold important clues to what Obama considers a style of accessibility and elegance.

I Know John McCain; He Is Definitely Not a Friend Of Mine...

Cliff Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cliff Schecter

Rodney Glassman could not be more different than McCain. He is youthful, full of energy and instead of just pretending to be a reformer while saying no to, well, everything, he really wants to make Washington work.

Cesar Chavez, Icon or Not?

Maurice Jourdane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Maurice Jourdane

If Chavez failed to build a long-lasting union, it was not because of administrative ineptness or an effort to preserve dictatorial control.

Twelve Steps To Equality

Ellen Snortland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ellen Snortland

Much like addicts talk their way to recovery, so should women gather and speak about empowerment For six years now, I've had the privilege of attendi...

SEIU to "Create WWIII" to Drive NUHW Out of Hospitals

Randy Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randy Shaw

According to published minutes from an April 10, 2010 SEIU-UHW meeting, SEIU plans to "Basically create WWIII" in order to drive NUHW organizers and s...

Obama's Message to Undocumented Immigrants: No Se Puede

Will Perez, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Will Perez, PhD

Perhaps neglecting to lay out an immigration reform agenda in his State of the Union address was the best thing president Obama could have done for immigration reform.

Cesar Chavez Charter School Scandal: Disgraced Former Administrators Want Severance Pay

The Pueblo Chieftain | John Norton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The three former top administrators of the Cesar Chavez School Academy and Dolores Huerta Preparatory High who were fired Friday won't walk away empty...

Phantom America, Thanks For Nothing!

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The heart that struggles with disappointment and sadness believes too easily that hope is a lie, a fraud, another hustler's pitch to the next sucker walking down the street.

Judge Sonia Sotomayor's Nomination: Obama Gives the Nation Another Teaching Moment

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

One thing is clear: President Obama's choice of a Latina woman has sparked the ugliest reaction from the Republican Right we've seen years.

Getting Inspired by the Women's Foundation of California

Nour Akkad | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Nour Akkad

One woman creating change is inspiring, but an entire organization of women creating change is groundbreaking.

Here's My Take Results: Your Ideal Administration Cabinet

Jennifer Bogut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Bogut

Who is in your dream Administration, and what role would they play? I JUST finished tabulating the results you sent in as part of our new "What's Your Take" community feature.