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Alabama Politicians Flip-Flop on Anti-Immigrant Law

Posted November 30, 2011 by Paul Hogarth

In June, the Alabama state legislature passed HB 56 – the harshest anti-immigrant law in the country – which, among other provisions, allows police to arrest anyone they may suspect are here illegally and do not have papers. Last week,
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UC Students Faculty, Staff Protest Board of Regents

Posted November 29, 2011 by Jonathan Nathan

As thousands of students, faculty members, and activists gathered at the campuses of the University of California at Davis, Merced, and Los Angeles, about 50 concerned demonstrators squeezed into the main venue of a four-way teleconferenced Board of Regents meeting
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Class Segregation: Rich Hunker Down in Wealthy Enclaves

Posted November 29, 2011 by Sam Pizzigati

Just 40 years ago, most Americans rubbed elbows with neighbors from a fairly wide cross-section of income levels. But today’s rich, Census data show, are keeping everyone else at arm’s length — and more. How many neighborhoods have you ever
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