Mexican-American musician and activist Alejandro Escovedo elucidates on his immigrant roots, his take on the government, his brush with death, and how the stories he feels compelled to compose transcend the genre of rock and roll. Escovedo will be strumming alongside Texan legend Joe Ely at Ardmore Music Hall on August 19th, 2017.
The 6th edition of this annual festival dedicated to black and independent film will bring to Philadelphia more than 60 films made by black producers.
Greater resistance is anticipated in the Senate, where the GOP holds just 52 of the 100 seats, and 60 votes are needed to pass the corresponding budget bill.
House Republicans, who are now deliberating the government’s 2018 budget, pledge to eliminate deficits within a decade. Well, good luck with that. It must be obvious that chronic deficits reflect a basic political impasse that can be broken only if majorities in Congress do things they’ve refused to do: trim Social Security benefits; raise taxes significantly; control health spending. There is a giant mismatch between what Americans want from government and what they’ll pay for with taxes.
The Venezuelan opposition leader, Leopoldo López, was granted house arrest after spending three years in Ramo Verde prison.
Pew Research Center Survey confirms that more and more people are supporting marital union among members of the LGBT community.
The 48th edition of the parade included many little-known activists working in the trenches to advance the call for true social and political equality for gays, lesbians, transsexuals and bisexuals.
Talk about putting the cart before the horse.
That’s what the Trump administration, and Republicans around the country, did when the conversation turned to sanctuary cities. They got all worked up. They declared their opposition. They threatened to withhold federal funding.
All before they had even defined the term.
La Casa Blanca ha llevado al Tribunal Supremo el bloqueo que pesa sobre el veto migratorio con el que el presidente, Donald Trump, pretendía prohibir la entrada al país a musulmanes de determinados países y refugiados.
The White House has asked the US supreme court to allow his ban on travelers from six Muslim-majority countries to be reinstated after it was blocked by lower courts that found it discriminatory.