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Campaign Money. Source: Flickr Creative Commons. Credit: Damian Gadal
30.August.16

Miami-Dade Elected Leaders Will Be Tested This November. But Will They Listen to the Wishes of the Voters?

Photo credits to Damian Gadal.  Originally published on the Huffington Post.  Miami Dade County has for too long been a place where money means political influence and this can be seen in the daily lives of people who make up this vibrant community. Developers have pushed out working class people as traditional Miami neighborhoods gentrify and Read More >>

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28.July.16

Profiles of Dissent

Originally published on the Huffington Post and Law at the Margins.  While Democrats were for the most part united during the Democratic National Convention, there was no doubt that there were ripples of dissent. Standing on the upper levels of the Wells Fargo Center during the first night, impassioned Bernie Sanders supporters consistently booed every time Read More >>

Thomas and Mom. Credit: Thomas Kennedy.
24.June.16

After Supreme Court Immigration Ruling, Latinos Have a Moral Duty to Fight Back In November

Originally published on the Huffington Post.  Millions of hardworking families across this country have been anxiously waiting for the U.S. Supreme Court ruling on President Obama’s plan to provide deportation relief to undocumented immigrants in this country. On Thursday, with one simple sentence, the justices crushed the hopes and dreams of those families: “The judgment Read More >>