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13 Sep 0

Irma shows us again, we need to talk about Climate Change

Author: LarryG

  These past two weeks, we have seen monstrous, apocalyptic sized hurricanes ravage the southern U.S. Economists have estimated that Hurricanes Harvey and Irma will have caused as much as $200 billion in damages in the United States alone. After Harvey hit Texas, scientists helped explain how the hurricane was intensified by global warming and

12 Sep 0

The end of DACA – Injustice for young immigrants

Author: LarryG

  Today marks the official end of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) which has protected nearly 800,000 immigrants who arrived in this country as children. The program was started in 2012 during the Obama administration and allowed undocumented children to study and work legally in the U.S. without fear of deportation.   This acronym DACA

7 Sep 0

NFL Star comes face-to-face with Police Brutality

Author: LarryG

  Last night, NFL star Michael Bennett posted a profound and articulate letter on Twitter detailing his recent experience with police brutality. His letter was both frightening and infuriating as it goes to show how far we still are from achieving equality in our country.   “Las Vegas police officers singled me out and pointed their