The Role of the Middle-Class Revisited

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*+-Rudy Acuña: Today the rights of Mexican Americans and immigrants are being blatantly violated by state and local officials in Arizona. Where are the voices of middle-class Latinos? Where is the fight back?

Racial Justice in the Criminal Justice System

LA City Council Adopts Ferguson-like Citation Program -- by Patty Bellasalma

*+-Sharon Kyle: While most Americans are cognizant of the disproportionate representation of Black and Brown men in our prisons, fewer are aware of criminal justice system’s selective enforcement of laws and selective use of penalties which often results in racially biased outcomes.

Don’t Use The ‘Free Market’ As An Excuse

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*+-Tina Dupuy: The truth is we don’t have a “free market.” Never have and probably never will. So when politicians like representatives Paul Ryan and Michele Bachmann talk about how this savior-in-theory can deliver us – it can’t.

End of the Line for the CDP Caucuses?

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*+-Any political party solely dedicated to get out the vote (GOTV) or electioneering is 
doomed. Today, tomorrow, soon. Ask the Republicans. Mickey Edwards, 
former Republican Congressman from Oklahoma, has stated that the demise of the 
Republican Party derives from the day that they decided to turn 
the Party into an “incumbents-only” GOTV machine.