Students in U.S. classrooms should be familiar with two important Native American-related events in U.S. history that occurred just eight years apart.  Regrettably, they are not. Clearly, the omission is due to pervasive negative U.S. government policies and long-standing...
New research shows the impact of Texas' controversial anti-immigrant law SB4 on the health of children and mixed-status families across the Rio Grande Valley La Unión del Pueblo Entero and our community leaders worked in partnership with Human Impact Partners,...
Cults are forever being born. Cults also die, but very slowly. Some sects in India still worship Dionysus, God of Wine and Mirth (and bacchanalian sex) among the Greeks of 2,600 years ago. The cult of Donald Trump might last...
It’s déja vu all over again! The “Trump of the Tropics” might become Brazil’s new president soon. He is former military captain, Jair Bolsonaro. No candidate won 51 percent majority in presidential elections, October 7, 2018. A run-off will be...
One of the most challenging aspects of economics is trying to predict, and perhaps modify, future performance. It’s particularly difficult when looking out over several decades, but having some idea of future patterns is essential to planning for individuals, businesses,...
On Wednesday, the Trump administration dealt a multitude of various hurdles, roadblocks and signals for increased spending in order to fulfill its agenda of militarizing our southern border regions. We stand against these initiatives and encourage the public to exercise...
The newest Army Command is coming to Austin. Army Futures Command is part of a historic reorganization of the Army and is the first new 4-star Command in 45 years. It’s a notable departure for the Army, being located in...
For 20 years, Texas has stood on the forefront of common-sense lawsuit reform aimed at ensuring our courts are used for justice, not greed. Over the years, those changes have   included reining in outrageous damage awards, court shopping and out-of-state...
Two “Mother Countries.” Mexico and/or England. Mexico, we know. It’s right here at the border of the Rio Grande. And Britain? Or is it Great Britain? Or the United Kingdom? Actually, The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland,...
With Hispanic Heritage Month 2018 fast approaching, it’s an opportune time to focus on the largest part of the umbrella covering U.S. citizens of Hispanic descent – Mexican Americans.   Ironically, the term “Mexican American” seems to confuse and needlessly...

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