Nowhere is the human toll of our American consumption more obvious than in the United States/Mexico border region. And nowhere is the border nightmare more clearly visible than in Ciudad Juárez. Also obvious is the passion and resilience of the residents.
The best thing about Strine, at the end of the day, is that he has principles and that he's human. That's worth preserving, even if his jokes sometimes go awry.
Someone should give Messrs. Cohn and Blankfein a copy of Chancellor Strine's opinion. That might cause them to revise their memorandum. Probably not.
Why would you ride on Greyhound instead of driving -- or grabbing a train or plane?
The modern consumer world is predicated on disconnection -- the absence of knowledge about the origins of the things we enjoy. The misinformation being spread about natural gas boggles the imagination.
If put in a position of having to choose between Republicans militarizing immigration policy and Obama militarizing immigration policy, some Latinos will likely choose neither, and stay home on election day.
It was a mid-summer practice round for IBM's Jeopardy computer. But the game was halted while technicians made adjustments to Watson's sound system.
Organizer and Chicano Movement icon Dolores Huerta speaks about the recent decision of the University of Texas at El Paso to cancel the observation of the Cesar Chavez Day.
Not everyone knows that "traditional family values" is code for sexism and homophobia, and most people don't know the whole list of people getting their health care coverage from the city.
It is often the least of these who have the most at stake in elections. Nov. 2, 2010, was a night of reckoning for advocates of working people, immigr...
The City of LA recognized in CicLAvia an opportunity to give Angelenos a taste of what LA can be like, at least for a bit, without cars. It will temporarily turn the streets over to those who deserve them the most. Us.
by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Anti-immigrant forces have adeptly shaped the ongoing immigration debate into an issue of crime and...
Mass is being held tonight for Anastasio Hernandez Rojas, the 42-year old father of five who was killed when border patrol agents shot him with a stun...
I'm fed up to here! The logic of the drug war has been proven to be lacking in countless ways, yet it continues. More than 22,000 are now dead in Me...
President Calderon needs vital American resources and support today. Mexico cannot and should not fight this war singlehandedly, since the number one consumer for drugs trafficked is the US.
In a city with many neighborhoods starved for public space, CicLAvia promotes a creative way to make over LA for a few hours a week by converting city streets to pedestrian thoroughfares.