An integration framework has the merit of highlighting the social alienation and disenfranchisement of certain youth, and the need for intervention well before radicalization occurs. It points to the need for instilling a sense of community, values and belonging into youth who are desperate for meaning in their lives and are at risk of finding it in all the wrong places
This was a busy week in politics, as the Republicans in the new Congress began a bout of legislating and President Obama ramped up his agenda in preparation for next Tuesday's big speech to Congress and the country.
According to the Associated Press, "Arizona became the first state in the nation on Thursday to enact a law requiring high school students to pass the U.S. Immigration citizenship test on civics before graduation."
Republican Sen. Cory Gardner took his slippery interview tactics to the national stage of PBS' Newshour yesterday, responding to questions with predi...
Why isn't Senator Durbin, who represents the state of Illinois, not more concerned about black crime and poverty in Chicago, something I could also say about Mr. Gutiérrez?
The Supreme Court yesterday heard a case that reflects the tragic absurdity of both the War on Drugs and the mass deportation machine that relies on it.
Unlike any other place in the world, the U.S. has been the haven for immigrants from around the world to launch ideas for which they have been ridiculed at home. Today, however, the country's immigration policies curtail its potential by making it difficult for immigrants to start a business.
If these murders do not constitute a war, they nonetheless point to a deep conflict inside Europe. This conflict is not over whose religion is the one true religion. It is about the very identity of Europe.
In this moment of post-attack fog as the world tries to get back to normal, I urge you all, whether leaders in title or in conviction, not to poke the bear. Find a way forward that comes from a quest for understanding, soul-searching and peaceful resolution.
All in all, ever since his forceful response to the midterm elections, Obama seems to be getting more and more popular. In absolute numbers, of course, Obama still has a long way to go.
It's no secret President Obama is a sports-minded individual; video of him playing golf and basketball are ample proof. So from the moment the president enters the House chambers on January 20, he needs to talk tough, he needs to talk frank and he needs to talk sports.
As the film Selma screens nationwide to critical acclaim, police from Clarke County arrested nine students on Friday evening in Athens, Georgia, for organizing the first "integrated classroom" for both undocumented and documented youth at the University of Georgia.
The day before Christmas Eve, the news director of the KSRM Radio Group on the Kenai Peninsula received a letter in the mail stating she needed to leave the country. Three days later, the station's news was delivered with an Australian accent for what could have been the last time.
Before the ink was dry on the 2014-midterm election results, talk shifted to 2016. For the first time in eight years, both parties will be nominating fresh representatives who will attempt to sell their vision to an electorate largely disenchanted with both Democrats and Republicans.
Leaders were elected, Members took their oaths, and in short order, they got to work introducing bills on the first day of the 114th Congress.
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