Gabriela Genova is a member of DREAMers Moms Orlando, Florida. Genova recently traveled from her home in Orlando to Phoenix, Arizona to join the United We Dream Congress and the hunger strike.
How did America come to have the highest rate of incarceration in the world? In this video, lawyer and activist Michelle Alexander says that unfortunate fact is not simply a response to crime but deeply connected to racial attitudes, fears and anxieties exploited by politicians over the decades
By Colleen Jenkins FORT BRAGG, North Carolina (Reuters) – A U.S.
By Roberta Rampton BOSTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama gently chided Democratic donors on Wednesday for paying too much attention to the next presidential race in 2016 and not enough attention to the upcoming midterm elections in 2014. Reminding Democrats at a fundraiser in Boston that “we got whalloped” in the 2010 midterms, when Republicans took control of the U.S
MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (Reuters) – California Governor Jerry Brown told visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday that he hoped Israeli water technology could help his state deal with a devastating drought. Netanyahu, on a visit to Silicon Valley, and Brown signed a memorandum of understanding for research and development cooperation in various technological fields, including water conservation.
Tea Party favorite Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) told a group of conservatives on Thursday that they no longer had a president because Barack Obama had implemented health care reform in a “lawless” way.
Ramping up pressure on Russia, the United States on Thursday slapped visa bans on Russians and Ukrainians it blames for destabilizing Ukraine and set the stage for more sanctions to come. It was the latest in a series of moves by the US administration to punish Moscow for what the White House denounced as “Russia’s ongoing violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.” In an executive order, President Barack Obama also authorized freezing the assets of officials and individuals involved in such action. “This should send a strong message that we intend to impose costs on Russia for this intervention,” a senior US administration official said