Paulina Gonazlez: In addition to needing to win political support for their demand, the Dream Movement identified the White House’s legal argument as the first and most important hurdle they needed to overcome,
Paulina Gonzalez is Executive Director of SAJE (Strategic Actions for a Just Economy) a Los Angeles-based economic justice, community development, and popular education center that has been building power for working class people since 1996.
Walter Brasch: “The gas companies pay a one-time fee for your land, but you lose the right to utilize it as anything more than grassland forever. . . . You can never build on those easements. They took my retirement away by eminent domain.”
Tom Hayden: Newcomers like Senator King worry that the Obama administration has “essentially rewritten the Constitution,” giving rise to a new Imperial Presidency, buffered by an expanded security state.