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How This Rocker Carves Out Time For Sleep

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 04.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

This music legend views sleep as the gas in his tank. He drinks his coffee strong in the morning and kayaks or bicycles three days a week. "Of all the things I do for myself, routine really helps. You've got to see the big picture."

On Names, Faces, and Mottos of My University

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Though I declare unequivocal admiration for our institution, I am troubled, nonetheless, by some longstanding issues that I cannot seem to reconcile revolving on a name, symbols, and a motto.

The Vanishing Minutemen

NBC Latino | Esther Cepeda | Posted 11.05.2013 | Latino Voices

CHICAGO -- Sheriff Joe Arpaio recently told members of the Arizona Minuteman border-watch movement that they could end up "seeing 30 rounds fired into...

Arpaio Warns Armed Civilians Patrolling Desert

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics

PHOENIX -- Tough-talking Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is warning civilians who embark on armed patrols in remote desert terrain that they could end up w...

Co-Founder Of Minuteman Group Arrested On Child Sex Charges

Reuters | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

By David Schwartz PHOENIX, June 19 (Reuters) - The co-founder of the Minutemen civilian border patrol group that for several years wat...

Exclusive Preview of Before Watchmen: The Minutemen

Bryan Young | Posted 03.24.2013 | Books
Bryan Young

2013-01-22-comics

Russell Pearce Distances Himself From Mass Shooting In Arizona

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 05.03.2012 | Politics

Ousted Arizona state Sen. Russell Pearce (R) tried to distance himself on Wednesday from a former anti-unauthorized immigration ally J.T. Ready, who a...

Report: Border-Watch Groups Shrink To Almost Half

Posted 03.20.2012 | Latino Voices

They used to be in the evening news on our TV’s, day in and day out: in any of the border states of California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas, they...

Right-Wing Blogger Denies That He Inspired Shocking Militia Plot

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN and JAY REEVES | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — On his website, militia leader-turned-blogger Mike Vanderboegh writes about fed-up Americans responding to government violenc...

Cristina Costantini

Anti-Latino Hate Crimes Spike As Immigration Debate Rages

HuffingtonPost.com | Cristina Costantini | Posted 04.03.2013 | Latino Voices

Juan Varela was shot in the neck in his front yard in Phoenix, Ariz., last May by his neighbor Gary Kelley. Moments before killing Varela in front of ...

Immigration North of the Border

Hazeen Ashby | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics
Hazeen Ashby

Rather than the American conservative mantra that one more immigrant means one less American job, Canada has pegged immigration to economic growth and has attempted to make the nation a global magnet for talent.

Elise Foley

Anti-Immigration Vigilante Sentenced To Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Shawna Forde, whom a jury convicted last week of murdering nine-year-old Brisenia Flores and her father, Raul Flores, was sentenced to d...

Weekly Diaspora: Justice for Brisenia as Minutemen Leader Convicted of Murders

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger Days after Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and Attorney General Tom Horne filed suit against the federa...

Elise Foley

Anti-Immigration Vigilante Convicted Of Killing 9-Year-Old Girl And Her Father In Arizona

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- An Arizona anti-illegal immigration activist was convicted on Monday of killing two Latinos during a 2009 raid: nine-year-old Brisenia F...

Weekly Diaspora: Why Sexual Violence Against Latina Farmworkers is a Hate Crime

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger This week, two high-profile trials involving the racially motivated murders of Latinos in Pennsylva...

Shawna Forde robbery

AP | BOB CHRISTIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — Two of three people arrested in a southern Arizona home invasion that left a little girl and her father dead had connections to a Washingt...

No Federal Help in Arizona, Gov. Brewer? That's a Laugh

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Mann

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, in signing last week's bill that makes potential criminals out of people with a swarthy complexion, said indignantly that citizens of her state "have been more than patient waiting for Washington to act."

Are These Guys Really Militias?

Robert J. Spitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Spitzer

Historic militia groups were fighting so they could one day put down their arms and be governed democratically. One can only wonder if they would greet today's militia wannabes with derision.

On the US-Mexico Border

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stewart Nusbaumer

Riding on the L-train from Manhattan to the Brooklyn International Film Festival to watch The Minutemen Movie, I was not optimistic. I feared another demonetization of the "bad guys."

Have We Bottomed Out Yet on Coarseness?

Anne Butterfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Anne Butterfield

It's not just the parade float of political speech from which the wheels have fallen off. Culture has also shifted hard toward coarseness.

What Is Santa Clarita Councilman Kellar Proud of?

Jorge-Mario Cabrera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jorge-Mario Cabrera

Six months ago, I received a frantic call from a woman who told me her husband and nephew were hiding inside a warehouse located in Santa Clarita because ICE officers had descended on them.

"Proud Racist" Remarks Land Local Councilman In Hot Water

NBC Los Angeles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Tuesday night's City Council meeting in Santa Clarita is shaping up to be a standoff between supporters of Councilman Bob Kellar and those who say his...

How Sarah Palin and Tea Partiers Are Blowing Up the GOP

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

When extremists are a (vocal) minority, reasonable Republicans and independents come out of the woodwork. And the spoils go to the Democrats, who look comparatively sane.

CNN, You Can't Have It Both Ways: It's Either Dobbs or Your Latino Future

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

A few hours of serious reporting on Latinos by sunny Soledad O'Brien can't make up for thousands of hours of anti-Latino extremism from the dark Lou Dobbs.

Immigration Reform's Curtain Call: A Hollywood Happy Ending

Wayne Trujillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wayne Trujillo

The illegal immigration debate appears to be taking a sabbatical here in Colorado and much of the nation. The people at the debate's crux remain frozen in a legal purgatory.