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Florida and Texas, the Far-Right Axis

Luisita Lopez Torregrosa Texas Observer
Both helmed by conservative governors, the two states represent radically different futures for the country.

film

Are Latinos Rewriting the Script?

Saida Pagán  Hollywood Progressive
Latino stories are being told in volumes not seen in recent memory. For those following a decades-long quest for greater opportunities in Hollywood, there are signs that 2022 could be the year the Latino storyline is finally rewritten. 

Latino Dems Warn About Midterm Fall-Off

Sabrina Rodriguez Politico
Latino Democrats are increasingly worried that time is running out to do anything that would make a significant difference ahead of the 2022 midterms, when the party needs a robust Latino turnout to preserve its slim majorities in Congress.

books

Whitewashing the Great Depression

Sarah Boxes The Atlantic
The preeminent photographic record of the period excluded people of color from the nation’s self-image. This collective portrait contributed to the misbegotten idea, still current, that the soul of America, the real American type, is rural and white

What Killed the Democratic Party?

William Greider The Nation
A new report offers a bracing autopsy of the 2016 election—and lays out a plan for revitalization.

Friday Nite Videos | October 27, 2017

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Trump Campaign Asked for Stolen Clinton Emails. Lance Canales & The Flood | Plane Wreck At Los Gatos (Deportee). The Florida Project | Movie. Rap Guide to Consciousness. Amy Poehler Explains Income Inequality.
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