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Jim Crow Tactic Keeping Latinos Out of Politics

Voting rights advocates are celebrating after a series of court rulings struck down discriminatory voter ID laws

A Home Where I Am Me

I have often shared that some of my most memorable outdoor experiences have been among the redwoods, from the

U.S. and Mexican Teachers Find Common Ground

Clayton Beverly is among teachers and activists who gathered last month outside the Mexican Consulate in

GreenLatinos: Our Ties To The Land

What were 109 Latinos doing at Grand Teton National Park recently? Banding together to fight for the

Climate Change is Worsening ...

Dozens of doctors from around California have joined forces to declare that the state’s air quality is in critical condition and action must be taken to address climate change and air pollution to reduce impacts on public health. This week, …
Posted On 19 Aug 2016

Voting For The Lesser Of Two Evils

Presidential candidates should never develop an attitude that they are shoo-ins; nor should voters fall prey to the lesser of two evils argument.  Candidates, preparing to run for president of one of the greatest countries in the world, should master …
Posted On 19 Aug 2016

In wake of Cáceres murder, dam funders pull out

One day after a Honduran judge charged four suspects in the murder of renowned activist Berta Cáceres—including one executive of the Honduran company DESA, a developer of the Agua Zarca dam Cáceres opposed so passionately—European financiers said they “seek to …
Posted On 14 May 2016

A Better, Cleaner, Safer Future for Our Children

By President Barack Obama

 

One of the most urgent challenges of our time is climate change. We know that 2015 surpassed 2014 as the warmest year on record – and 2016 is on pace to be even hotter.

When …

Posted On 19 Aug 2016

Solidarity: Climate Change Isn’t Child’s Play

It was a play date like you’ve never seen before. Moms Clean Air Force estimates 700 moms and kids gathered last month at Senate Park near Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., at a “play-in” for climate change solutions.

The D.C. …

Posted On 19 Aug 2016

Tribe Files Suit Against U.S. Army Corps

Last week, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, represented by Earthjustice, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) for violating the National Historic Preservation Act and other laws, after the agency issued final permits last week for …

Posted On 05 Aug 2016

CO Dems to Trump, GOP: Transfer of Public Lands?

Editor’s Note: Colorado Democrats released the following open letter to presidential candidate Donald Trump, and the Republican party in response to its platform, released last week, which includes a call for the divestment of our nation’s public...

Posted On 31 Jul 2016