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Inflation Alert

Inflation Alert

Photo: fmpalihue.com By Isaac Cohen* Even before the approval of the last $1.9 trillion rescue package there was concern about the risk that a measure of such magnitude could generate inflation and also financial instability. However,  this time the concern did not come from those who traditionally preach austerity, when…
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Report Condemns LAPD’s Mishandling of BLM Protests; Kentucky Tries to Make “Taunting” a Cop a Crime

Report Condemns LAPD’s Mishandling of BLM Protests; Kentucky Tries to Make “Taunting” a Cop a Crime

Los Angeles Police Department illegal detention of peaceful protesters and the officers’ excessive use of force was denounced. Photo: courtesy of Democracy Now! In California, a new report is denouncing the Los Angeles Police Department’s violent mishandling of racial justice protests last summer, sparked by the police killing of George…
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Rescue Plan

Rescue Plan

Todo mundo pendiente del tercer estímulo económico. Photo: Us.as.com By Isaac Cohen* With the narrow Democratic majority of 50-49, over the weekend, the US Senate approved the $1.9 trillion Rescue Plan proposed by President Joe Biden. It is called a “rescue plan” for a reason.  The US economy, even after…
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Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard Condemns Increased Deportations

Congresswoman Roybal-Allard welcomed reforms announced recently by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton to the controversial Secure Communities program (S-Comm).  In a memo issued to agency personnel, Morton declared that orders to hold suspected undocumented immigrants would only be issued to local law enforcement departments for individuals who: A) have committed…
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