Opinion

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Tucson's Cesar Chavez march says "Save ethnic studies"

Tucson came out to celebrate the legacy of Cesar Chavez.

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New films to watch for, from around the world

From "Circus Kids" to "Hitler in Hollywood," a cornucopia of wonderful progressive films will entertain and inspire viewers.

Time to end stop-and-frisk policing

Crime rates have dropped, but the unconstitutional, and therefore criminal, harassment of black and brown youth is on the increase. This racial profiling is anti-worker. It must be stopped.

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Are women breaking for Republicans?

If the recent New York Times poll is right, women are breaking for Republicans in the midterm election. But the real poll comes on Nov. 2.

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Poem of the week: Pat Mora's "Legal Alien"

This poem, "Legal Alien," captures an important quality of our evolving and emerging multi-national, multi racial and multi-ethnic culture.

A lot at stake for immigrant rights on Nov. 2

The Republican Party is spouting vile hatred for immigrants, especially those who have dark skin but don't have papers. The punditry would have us believe that supporting rights for immigrants is "political suicide" in this election year.

Election stakes couldn't be higher

Just like they did when President Obama was running  for the White House, the Republican/ tea party candidates are throwing the kitchen sink again at Democrats

Undocumented immigration in international perspective

There are at least 214 million people living outside their countries of origin, either as naturalized citizens, legal noncitizens, temporary workers or undocumented. At least 100 million of these are in the labor force.

Immigrants as scapegoats - a recurrent right-wing tactic

Immigrants have been a perennial scapegoat of the right-wing.

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Immigration: How not to make legislative concessions

The Senate yesterday to throw $600 more into the useless and hopeless project of "sealing" the U.S.-Mexican border.  What a waste!

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