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"Violence is cowardly": Rap and poetry bring a new reality to Mexico's slums

 05/31/2017 - 02:38
Members of urban rap group Radio Tepito Sound System (L-R) Cesar Cova, Daniel Cruz, Arianna Ramos and Adan Romero In Mexico City, Mexico, May 30, 2017. EFE/Mario Guzman
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Tepito, located in the heart of Mexico City, is going through a social revolution thanks largely to the urban rap group Radio Tepito Sound System, which is out to bring a new reality to a poor neighborhood notorious for violence and drug trafficking.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 2:30am
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Members of urban rap group Radio Tepito Sound System (L-R) Cesar Cova, Daniel Cruz, Arianna Ramos and Adan Romero In Mexico City, Mexico, May 30, 2017. EFE/Mario Guzman

This is what's going to happen in Philly on May Day

 04/26/2017 - 10:25
El pasado 16 de febrero, cerca de 32 restaurantes cerraron sus puertas en muestra de solidaridad con la comunidad inmigrante de Filadelfia. Foto: Archivo AL DÍA News.
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What is the value of black and brown bodies to the city of Philadelphia? Local groups in the city hope to show just that on May 1st.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 5:45pm
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On February 16, 32 restaurants closed their doors to show their support to immigrant communities in Philadelphia.  Photo: AL DÍA News.

Ivanka Trump brand secures China trademarks on day US president met Xi Jinping

 04/19/2017 - 02:46
Ivanka Trump, daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks as US President Trump, left, listens during a meeting with women small business owners in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, Mar. 27, 2017. EPA/ANDREW HARRER / POOL
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Ivanka Trump's company scored a big victory in China this month, on the same day that she dined at Mar-a-Lago with the president of China and his wife in her role as first daughter. 

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 2:30am
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Ivanka Trump, daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks as US President Trump, left, listens during a meeting with women small business owners in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, Mar. 27, 2017. EPA/ANDREW HARRER / POOL

Alicia Machado bares all for PETA's campaign against fur

 04/13/2017 - 04:51
Photo provided by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) showing Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado posing for PETA Latino's anti-fur campaign. EFE/PETA/ROBERT SEBREE
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Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado is baring it all for PETA Latino"s anti-fur campaign, vowing that she would "rather go naked than wear fur" in a new ad.

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Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 4:45am
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Photo provided by People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) showing Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado posing for PETA Latino's anti-fur campaign. EFE/PETA/ROBERT SEBREE

"Wall of backpacks" set up as immigrant exhibit in opposition to Trump

 03/23/2017 - 06:11
View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA
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A "wall of backpacks" abandoned by dozens of migrants who crossed the Sonoran Desert trying to reach the United States is on display - and is still being added to - as an exhibit in New York in answer to the immigration policy of President Donald Trump.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 6:00am
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View of the "State of Exception" exhibit at the Parsons School of Design, in New York, United States on Mar. 22, 2017. EFE/AGUSTIN DE GRACIA

Is Philadelphia on the verge of losing its authentic local stores?

 03/21/2017 - 19:05
Shane Confectionery, 110 Market Street, Philadelphia. Photo: Wikimedia/Commons

[OP-ED]:Your teens might be more exposed than you think to alcohol-related content

 03/07/2017 - 14:25
According to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, which surveyed both over-21 adults and people younger, almost one in three youngsters said they saw alcohol-related content online in the previous month.

Moms and dads: Do you know what your teen is doing on the internet right now?

It’s never easy to tell with kids always on their phones and plugged in to the newest social media platforms, but they could be tuned in to alcohol advertising.

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Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 2:02pm
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According to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, which surveyed both over-21 adults and people younger, almost one in three youngsters said they saw alcohol-related content online in the previous month.

[OP-ED]: In defense of globalization

 01/24/2017 - 14:45
The director general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevedo, is speaking at a press conference held in the framework of the World Economic Forum that hosts the Alpine city of Davos, Switzerland. EFE

The World Economic Forum this year feels like an exercise in ritual self-flagellation, which -- as with the old Christian practice of fasting and whipping one’s own body -- is supposed to purify the sinful nature of man. The sin, of course, is globalization, which everyone now seems to agree has been lopsided, inequitable, and dangerous. In fact, most of the flaws attributed to globalization are actually mistakes in national policy that can be corrected.

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 2:23pm
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The director general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevedo, is speaking at a press conference held in the framework of the World Economic Forum that hosts the Alpine city of Davos, Switzerland. EFE

The Bias of Poverty

 06/11/2011 - 05:02
The Bias of Poverty
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 Chicago -- Scholars from the Harvard Business School and Tufts University's
Department of Psychology recently confirmed the obvious in contemporary
American race relations. The title of their report, 'Whites See Racism as a
Zero-Sum Game That They Are Now Losing' pretty much says it all.

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