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A Depression for the Most Vulnerable

Irasema Garza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irasema Garza

While the Obama Administration's recent focus on job creation is a welcome turn in the right direction, it's not a magic wand.

Code Red for Women and Girls

Irasema Garza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irasema Garza

In a five year study, women whose male partners experience two or more periods of unemployment are almost three times as likely to be victims of intimate partner violence.

Supreme Court Offers "Strong Basis" but Little Guidance in Ricci Decision

Irasema Garza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irasema Garza

The Supreme Court's ruling last week in Ricci vs. DeStefano should not be understated: the decision threatens to undermine the vital function of the country's historic civil rights legislation.