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  • Equal Pay Day 2014: Today is Equal Pay Day! President Obama is signing two executive orders at a White House Ceremony that will address the gender pay gap and Congress is getting ready to start debating the Paycheck Fairness Act. In the spirit of supporting women’s economic equality, Public Interes... More
  • Obama Exceeds 2 Million Mark in Deportations: Two Million.  That's the number of immigrants who have been deported (or soon-to-be deported) by President Obama since he took office.  Two Million Deportations.  It's as if the combined populations of Boston, Miami, Seattle, and St. Louis suddenly disappe... More
  • Gael Garcia Bernal's 'Who Is Dayani Cristal?': The upcoming film "Who is Dayani Cristal?" follows Gael Garcia Bernal as he traces a migrant worker's footsteps through the Arizona desert before his tragic death. As the film unfolds, Bernal witnesses first-hand the unforgiving and often fatal strugg... More
  • In Memory of a Fearless Man: The Night Chokwe Lumumba Took Netroots Nation to Church: February 28, 2014 via Robert Bray: Those of us who had the honor of working with Chokwe More

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