Aunque todo lo dicho no sea cierto, todo lo cierto no está dicho.

While not all that is said is true, not all that is truth is told.

The War on Wolves Has Begun.

The Trump administration and the extremist-dominated Congress have rung the dinner bell for developers, ideologues, and others who see wildlife either as nuisances or fit only for target practice. They … Continue reading

March 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Vanishing Communities The world’s indigenous suicide crises.

Indigenous people generally have a lower life expectancy than their non-native counterparts, In the US, native Americans have the highest rates of suicide for any ethnic group for the 18 … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

David has art, Goliath has weapons

David has art, Goliath has weapons: A Requiem for the NEA Opinion by Fernando A. Torres   While “small” countries in our “backyard” increase their budget to support art and … Continue reading

March 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

Undocumented Immigrants Pay Around $11.7 Billion in Taxes

Undocumented immigrants, like everyone else, pay sales and excise taxes when they purchase goods and services. They pay property taxes directly on their homes or indirectly as renters. Many also … Continue reading

March 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Pedro Hernandez, aka Bruno Mars, redefines what it means to be a Latino.

After Michael Jackson, James Brown, and Prince; comes Hernandez. Pedro Hernandez, aka Bruno Mars, was born and bred in Hawaii to a Filipina/Spanish mom and a puertorriqueño and Jewish papi … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · 1 Comment

Indigenismo vs indianismo

¡Cuidado: Filosofía en Construcción! Indigenismo vs indianismo. Los indigenistas, orgullosos de ser apolíticos, miran en el indígena a un “vencido para siempre”, incapaz de ser sujetos de su historia, de … Continue reading

February 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Economic Power of Immigrants in San Francisco Revealed

With a combined spending power of $7.1 billion, foreign-born SF residents contributed $2.5 billion to the local, state and national economy. Nationally, immigrants earned $1.3 trillion in 2014, contributed $105 … Continue reading

February 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Trump’s First Deported “Bad Hombre” Is A Working Tax-Paying Mom.

The action has been denounced as a cruel, arbitrary and unrealistic “travesty” victimizing the wrong people and ripping apart families who have done nothing but try to make a better life. “This … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

LatinOpen Magazine turns four

We promise to do what any four-year-old would do. This month LatinOpen Magazine turns four By Fernando A. Torres This month LatinOpen Magazine turns four and we want to thank … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Few. The Proud: California company reduces the workday to six hours

In the United States, labor laws, especially those that benefit workers are fiercely fought by corporate America. Child labor, paid maternity leave, minimum wage, workplace safety and the likes, always … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

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