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[OP-ED]: America the complacent

 04/26/2017 - 10:54
In his new book, “The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream,” Cowen argues that we’ve overcorrected and gone too far toward trying to create perfect, insulated “bubble worlds” for ourselves and our kids. And now we’re afraid to change anything, lest we burst the bubble. 
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The headline grabbed my attention: “Americans have become lazy and it’s hurting the economy.” 

Lazy? Now there’s a four-letter word you rarely hear Americans use to describe themselves.

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In his new book, “The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream,” Cowen argues that we’ve overcorrected and gone too far toward trying to create perfect, insulated “bubble worlds” for ourselves and our kids. And now we’re afraid to change anything, lest we burst the bubble. 

Obesity: a new Epidemic in Latin America

 04/26/2017 - 06:07
Participants of a beauty contest for overweight women at the erotic-products fair in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Marcelo Sayão

A new UN study says two-thirds of people in Mexico, Chile and Ecuador are obese. The study calls epidemic frightening and finds that ‘overnutrition’ and sedentary lifestyles are costing countries tens of billions of dollars every year.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 6:00am
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Participants of a beauty contest for overweight women at the erotic-products fair in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Marcelo Sayão

[OP-ED]: America needs more immigrants, not fewer

 04/20/2017 - 09:50
Image courtesy Gleason Partners, of Las Vegas, for a design for the future wall between Mexico and the United States. EFE
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President Trump appears to have softened his position on NATO, free trade, the U.S. Export-Import Bank, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, the advice of generals, and whether China is a currency manipulator.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 8:30am
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Image courtesy Gleason Partners, of Las Vegas, for a design for the future wall between Mexico and the United States. EFE

Manhunt in Cleveland After Video of Killing Posted to Facebook

 04/17/2017 - 02:16
A photo provided by Cleveland police of Steve Stephens, a suspect in the killing of a man that was broadcast on Facebook Live. Photograph: EPA
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Cleveland police search for Steve Stephens who they say posted videos on Sunday which include claims of other killings.

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Monday, April 17, 2017 - 2:15am
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A photo provided by Cleveland police of Steve Stephens, a suspect in the killing of a man that was broadcast on Facebook Live. Photograph: EPA

“Me arrepiento de no haber seguido aprendiendo español”

 04/12/2017 - 05:29
Gene Schriver, an entrepeneur of Argentinian descendance from Philadelphia, is the founder and CEO of Globo.

Gene Schriver, emprendedor de origen argentino que creció en Filadelfia, es el CEO y fundador de GLOBO, una plataforma tecnológica de servicios de traducción, considerada una de las startups latinas con mayor crecimiento en EEUU en 2016.

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 4:45am
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Gene Schriver, emprendedor de origen argentino de Filadelfia, es el CEO y fundador de GLOBO, una plataforma de servicios de traducción simultánea. 

“I regret that I didn’t stick with Spanish”

 04/12/2017 - 05:06
Gene Schriver, an entrepeneur of Argentinian descendance from Philadelphia, is the founder and CEO of Globo.

Gene Schriver is the CEO and founder of GLOBO, a translation services platform, considered one of the fastest growing Latino startups in the US.

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Gene Schriver, an entrepeneur of Argentinian descendance from Philadelphia, is the founder and CEO of Globo.

In the anti-immigrant era, everyone drinks from the same chalice

 04/10/2017 - 14:17
California's agricultural sector depends almost exclusively on immigrants. Photo Archive.

California's agricultural industries like winemakers fear a reduction in their workforce due to the fear the Trump administration has imposed on immigrants.

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Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 11:30pm
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California's agricultural sector depends almost exclusively on immigrants. Photo Archive.

Miami Invention Fair Showcases Latino Entrepreneurial Ingenuity

 04/10/2017 - 05:25
The "Maker Faire Miami," which will conclude on April 9, 2017, has transformed the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College (MDC), into a zone of experimentation, bringing together more than 150 exhibitors of all ages and backgrounds, from science students to adults with far-ranging imaginations. EFE/Jorge Ignacio Perez
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 A broad spectrum of curious minds and lovers of scientific exploration are attending a fair for independent creators held in Miami that is proving to be a showcase for creativity and inventiveness with a Latin American stamp.

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Monday, April 10, 2017 - 5:15am
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The "Maker Faire Miami," which will conclude on April 9, 2017, has transformed the Wolfson Campus of Miami Dade College (MDC), into a zone of experimentation, bringing together more than 150 exhibitors of all ages and backgrounds, from science students to adults with far-ranging imaginations. EFE/Jorge Ignacio Perez

[OP-ED]: Hispanics need you to go to bat for them

 04/06/2017 - 09:36
Chicago’s immigrant community was horrified that their worst fears had come true. Emboldened by the Trump administration’s vow to “take the shackles off” of ICE agents and reprioritize any unlawfully present immigrants for deportation, the focus is no longer on those with the most severe criminal convictions. ThinkstockPhotos
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Last year, in the Harvard Business Review, Avivah Wittenberg-Cox wrote that in order to get more women and minorities into corporate America, diversity initiatives must harness the credibility, power and political capital of white men.

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Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 8:15am
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Chicago’s immigrant community was horrified that their worst fears had come true. Emboldened by the Trump administration’s vow to “take the shackles off” of ICE agents and reprioritize any unlawfully present immigrants for deportation, the focus is no longer on those with the most severe criminal convictions. ThinkstockPhotos

"Zully, Enrique, Alex, listen, we're fighting"

 03/28/2017 - 02:53
Kate Canelstein with Vermont Workers Center, address a rally demanding the release of two activists, Zully Palacios and Enrique Balcazar, who are community organizers with Migrant Justice, and detained migrant worker Alex Carrillo, outside the John F Kennedy Federal Building in Boston, Massachusetts, USA 27 March 2017. EPA/CJ GUNTHER

Some 200 people took to the streets of Boston Monday calling for the release of three undocumented migrants detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 2:45am
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Kate Canelstein with Vermont Workers Center, address a rally demanding the release of two activists, Zully Palacios and Enrique Balcazar, who are community organizers with Migrant Justice, and detained migrant worker Alex Carrillo, outside the John F Kennedy Federal Building in Boston, Massachusetts, USA 27 March 2017. EPA/CJ GUNTHER

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