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LGBT Latinos Face a Broken Bargain in the American Workforce

Tico Almeida | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Tico Almeida

According to a new report released today -- A Broken Bargain for LGBT Workers of Color -- lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Latinos are among the most disadvantaged workers in America.

How the Technology Sector Will Help Achieve Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Jason A. Llorenz | Posted 05.26.2013 | Latino Voices
Jason A. Llorenz

The tech sector's recent calls for comprehensive immigration reform could mean the difference in the long fight to bring undocumented immigrants out of the shadows, and create a path to citizenship.

Civil Rights Group Asks Supreme Court To Stop Texas Voting Map

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 09.07.2012 | Latino Voices

WASHINGTON -- A Latino civil rights group is asking the Supreme Court to stop Texas from using congressional districts drawn by a lower federal court ...

National Poll Says America Wants the EPA

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.23.2011 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Voters aren't buying the specious "jobs versus clean air/water" argument. More importantly, they have a clear preference for the findings of Environmental Protection Agency scientists over the talking points of "corporate polluters."

Green Power or White Privilege?

Cali Slaughter | Posted 07.02.2011 | Chicago
Cali Slaughter

The struggle against Fisk and Crawford power plants has been ongoing for decades. Today the issue has effectively perked the ears of politicians. How influenced were they by the rapid gentrification of Pilsen?

California Marijuana Proposition Update

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The federal government is going to have limited legal options, at best, if it tries to overthrow the "will of the people" (assuming, of course, that Proposition 19 actually passes), as evidenced best by the fact that the medical marijuana laws still stand.

Hotel Owner Larry Whiten Orders Hispanic Workers To Change Names

AP | MELANIE DABOVICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TAOS, N.M. — Larry Whitten marched into this northern New Mexico town in late July on a mission: resurrect a failing hotel. The tough-talking f...