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María Carla Sánchez

I Am an Anchor Baby

María Carla Sánchez | August 27, 2015 | Latino Voices
"No more anchor babies!" "We'll make the illegals build the wall!" "Repeal the 14th Amendment!" Whatever leads us to our next president, I fear there will be nothing inspirational, sublime, or hopeful about it. The hateful hounds are already loose, and they are very, very loud.
Peter Getty

Finally, Some Good News About the California Drought

Peter Getty | August 26, 2015 | Green
Wine and apps aren't a solution to the bigger problem, but a little optimism during these dry times can't hurt.
Sarah Cooper

The Terrifying Truth About Working in Tech

Sarah Cooper | August 25, 2015 | Technology
If you think having a tech job is the answer to all your problems, think again. Working at a large tech company can be quite a sobering experience for new employees, especially the drunk ones. Here are just 11 of the horrors experienced everyday by tech employees.
William Bradley

Surprise and the Summer Genre Picture

William Bradley | August 25, 2015 | Entertainment
There's no one in the non-Arnold Terminator cast who is as strong as any of Cruise's compatriots and adversaries in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation.

How It's Made: 11 Mind-Melting Factory Tours in the U.S.

CheapTickets | August 25, 2015 | Travel
See what goes into making jelly beans that taste like buttered popcorn, toasted marshmallow and A&W Root Beer, and discover why it takes up to 20 days to create a single bean.
Ellen Lawton

The Shared DNA of Health and Justice

Ellen Lawton | August 25, 2015 | Impact
We must remember that health does not exist in a vacuum separate from wealth, from the laws we write, from the systems we create to protect our citizens, or from the injustices that exist in each of these things.

Why Chicken Is the Hottest Dish in America Right Now

Zagat | August 24, 2015 | Taste
Fried chicken's feel-good sense of nostalgia is perhaps to blame for its rampant popularity. But that doesn't mean its preparations have to be limited to fast-food sandwiches.
Eduardo Vega

Why Dignity Is Our Destination

Eduardo Vega | August 24, 2015 | Politics
Dignity is every human's birthright, one value that can cut across all cultures and situations. All too often, those of us with mental health challenges have experienced their dignity being taken , though, by stigma and discrimination, forceful, demeaning and negative treatment, by silencing and shame.
U.S. News Travel

6 of the Best Secret Beaches in the U.S.

U.S. News Travel | August 24, 2015 | Travel
If you're craving the warm sand beneath your toes and picture-perfect sunsets without hordes of other tourists by your side, visit one of these under-the-radar beach destinations, found everywhere from Virginia to Hawaii.
Stewart Sallo

A Unifying Field of Dreams

Stewart Sallo | August 24, 2015 | Sports
We had all passed FBI background checks and were instructed to bring nothing into the prison with us, except our gloves, baseballs, batting helmets, four wood bats, water and our drivers licenses, which were shown repeatedly to the guards at the checkpoints leading in and out of the prison.
Nicole Lurie, M.D., M.S.P.H.

10 Years After Hurricane Katrina: Are You Better Prepared for Disaster?

Nicole Lurie, M.D., M.S.P.H. | August 25, 2015 | HuffPost Home
A decade later, we are aware of the increasing frequency and severity of extreme weather events associated with climate change. Together, we are making tremendous progress in planning for a myriad of needs these disasters create.

This Road Trip is One For The Bucket List

Spot | August 24, 2015 | Travel
North of San Francisco lies a stretch of California coastline that nobody ever tells you about. Locals play sly. And tourists? It rarely crosses their radar. But it's road-trip country at its best, checking all the right boxes from secret beaches to neck-craning views.
Kamala Lopez

Equal Means Equal

Kamala Lopez | August 25, 2015 | Women
August 26 is Women's Equality Day in the United States, and while I understand the late great Bella Abzug's desire to publicly validate women achieving the vote with the 19th amendment, it isn't 1971 anymore -- it's 2015.
Alan Black

Notes From a Dive Bar XXV

Alan Black | August 24, 2015 | San Francisco
You know it's too late for civilization when tennis and pornography get mixed up in bar talk. Way too late. But it's not over yet.
Lisa Mirza Grotts

Basic Etiquette Questions No. 2: Test Yourself!

Lisa Mirza Grotts | August 23, 2015 | Style
Read More: Etiquette, Style News
Number 2 on my list of "most asked" etiquette questions includes both business and social quandaries and how to address them. Test yourself by going through this list
Esther Wojcicki

A Moonshot in Education Innovation: Amsterdam Goes Bottoms Up

Esther Wojcicki | August 24, 2015 | Education
Bottom line is that we simply don't know the future, and bureaucratic and highly regulated education systems are inherently inapt to respond to imminent learning opportunities and other emerging circumstances connected to the digital age.
William Bradley

Can Joe Biden Save the Democrats? (and Do the Dems Need Saving?)

William Bradley | August 21, 2015 | Politics
Hillary's e-mail controversy is a real nagging problem. Why not just carry two devices, one for the official address and one for the private address? It's a curious unforced error. But the smoke signals haven't amounted to a smoking gun.
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Unlocked: The Understaffing of Juvenile Hall

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | August 21, 2015 | San Francisco
When they're short on guards, supervisors sometimes run what they call split recs -- basically dividing recreation, exercise, and dinner time in half. Fifteen kids come out while the other 15 remain in their cells.
Julie Ann Fineman

Do You Crave Sustainable Food? You'll Find It in Spades at This Inspired San Francisco Supperclub

Julie Ann Fineman | August 21, 2015 | Taste
If there is an overage, they bring out the old-world traditions: curing, smoking, making sausages and stocks. Nothing - absolutely nothing - is thrown away.
Sen. Claire McCaskill

My First Lesson in Politics: How to Avoid Being Treated Like a Sex Object

Sen. Claire McCaskill | August 21, 2015 | Politics
In January 1983 I was one of 163 members sworn in to the Missouri House. How I was treated then had a lot to do with how I looked. It took a while, but I would overcome the "ditzy blonde" stereotype as the only female lawyer, though not the only woman, in the state house.
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