Claire Baudouin

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Bernie Sanders: Why We Need Medicare for All

This is a pivotal moment in American history. Do we, as a nation, join the rest of the industrialized world and guarantee comprehensive health care to every person as a human right? Or do we maintain a system that is enormously expensive, wasteful and bureaucratic, and is designed to maximize …

Health Care

The cruelest insult to Harvey and Irma’s victims

When, if not now, is the time to talk about global warming and what to do about it? The answer from the Trump administration and the Republican Party, basically, is succinct in its willful ignorance: “How about never? Is never good for you?”<p>No rational U.S. administration would look at the …

Climate Change

Americans in a Battered Paradise

I lived through two hurricanes as a child and I remember all the good stuff that eventually came in the mail — M&Ms, bug spray, playing cards. So when I heard that Hurricane Irma had made landfall on American soil last Wednesday, I began gathering those kinds of things to mail to my friends and …

Caribbean

Women are sharing the most infuriating thing they’ve had mansplained to them

Have you ever had your job explained to you by a dude? Has a guy ever tried to tell you about your own PMS struggles? Have you had to put up with a …

This writer asked women to share their mansplaining experiences, and the results were hilariously sad

Talking about mansplaining with other women can be just the release you need sometimes. Because <i>women get it</i>. Men? Not so much. It’s hard to explain …

The Worst Mansplaining Stories From Twitter

“Well, actually...”<p>Chances are, if you exist on this Earth, then you’ve had something mansplained to you. You probably weren’t expecting it, and you definitely didn’t ask for it, but all of a sudden some dude is standing there saying, “Well, actually....” And that’s when you know it’s happening. …

5 facts about Latinos and education

Educational attainment among U.S. Latinos has been changing rapidly in recent years, reflecting the group’s growth in the nation’s public K-12 …

Outrage Against Marc Anthony Shows Racism Against Latinos Is Alive and Well | Fox News

On Tuesday night, Latino superstar Marc Anthony, the Grammy-award-winning and multi-platinum artist, sang a stunning rendition of “God Bless America” at the 2013 MLB All Star Game in New York City’s Citi Field. As Anthony’s voice filled the stadium, the camera reflected spectators and athletes of …

11 Facts About Discrimination and Poverty in the Latino Community | DoSomething.org | Volunteer for Social Change

1<p>"Mapping the Latino Population, By State, County and City." Pew Research Centers Hispanic Trends Project RSS. …

Demographics

Opinion: Often Unspoken, Racism Within The Latino Community | Fox News

How much longer can we, one of the fastest growing minority groups in America, pretend that racism is not an issue within the Latino community?<p>To quote my friend, scholar, and poet Alysia Harris, “Some of us speak English because we were born and raised in America. Some of us are racist because we …

Damarys Ocaña: Racial violence against Latinos in the US is increasing

Hate crimes against Latinos are on the rise - a symptom of the anti-immigrant sentiment Republicans have fostered in the US<p>A couple of years ago, Jordan Gruver went to a county fair in Brandenburg, Kentucky, presumably to go on a couple of rides, eat some cotton candy and maybe watch a tractor-pull …

Scientific Discoveries