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Face to Face: French Voters Choose Centrist and Far-Right Candidates for Presidency

 04/24/2017 - 02:17
French presidential election candidate for the 'En Marche!' (Onwards!) political movement, Emmanuel Macron celebrates after the first round of the French presidential elections in Paris, France, 23 April 2017. EPA/YOAN VALAT

Emmanuel Macron (Center) and Marine Le Pen (far right) advanced to the runoff in France’s presidential elections on May 7. After the UK’s vote to leave the European Union and the US vote for the political novice Donald Trump as president, the French presidential race is the latest election to shake up establishment politics by kicking out the figures that stood for the status quo. 

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French presidential election candidate for the 'En Marche!' (Onwards!) political movement, Emmanuel Macron celebrates after the first round of the French presidential elections in Paris, France, 23 April 2017. EPA/YOAN VALAT

Presidential Elections in France: En Marche!

 04/23/2017 - 17:43
French presidential election candidate for the 'En Marche!' (Onwards!) political movement, Emmanuel Macron celebrates after the first round of the French presidential elections in Paris, France, 23 April 2017. EFE/EPA/YOAN VALAT
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As a result of the first round of French presidential elections, Emmanuel Macron (center) and Marine Le Pen (far right) are the French people's favorite candidates.

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French presidential election candidate for the 'En Marche!' (Onwards!) political movement, Emmanuel Macron celebrates after the first round of the French presidential elections in Paris, France, 23 April 2017. EFE/EPA/YOAN VALAT

Can Feminism and the Far Right Meet?

 04/20/2017 - 04:00
Marine Le Pen during a political rally in Marseille, France, on April 19, 2017. EFE/Paul Durand
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How being a woman helped Marine Le Pen in the French presidential campaign

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Marine Le Pen during a political rally in Marseille, France, on April 19, 2017. EFE/Paul Durand

Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms receives ALBA Human Rights Award

 04/17/2017 - 03:01
 Director of the non-governmental organization Proactiva Open Arms, Oscar Camps, poses with crew members during the presentation of the new ship 'Golfo Azurro' in Barcelona, northeastern Spain, 23 December 2016. EPA/ALEJANDRO GARCIA
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Proactiva Open Arms, a Spanish NGO which has helped and rescued some 37,000 migrants in the Aegean and central Mediterranean Sea, on Sunday received the 2017 ALBA / Puffin Award for human rights activism in New York.

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 Director of the non-governmental organization Proactiva Open Arms, Oscar Camps, poses with crew members during the presentation of the new ship 'Golfo Azurro' in Barcelona, northeastern Spain, 23 December 2016. EPA/ALEJANDRO GARCIA

“Help Wanted” at the City of Philadelphia

 04/14/2017 - 09:54
Director of the Office of Human Resources, Pedro Rodriguez, wants to bring diversity to city government.

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.

[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

[OP-ED]: Los hispanos necesitan que luches por ellos

 04/06/2017 - 08:32
La comunidad inmigrante de Chicago se horrorizó cuando sus peores temores se hicieron realidad. Envalentonados por la promesa del gobierno de Trump de “desencadenar” a los agentes de ICE y volver a priorizar para deportación a los inmigrantes presentes en el país ilícitamente, el foco ya no está en los que tienen condenas penales más severas. ThinkstockPhotos
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El año pasado, en Harvard Business Review, Avivah Wittenberg-Cox escribió que para poder introducir más mujeres y minorías en el mundo corporativo de los Estados Unidos, las iniciativas en pro de la diversidad deben utilizar la credibilidad, el poder y el capital político de los hombres blancos.

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La comunidad inmigrante de Chicago se horrorizó cuando sus peores temores se hicieron realidad. Envalentonados por la promesa del gobierno de Trump de “desencadenar” a los agentes de ICE y volver a priorizar para deportación a los inmigrantes presentes en el país ilícitamente, el foco ya no está en los que tienen condenas penales más severas. ThinkstockPhotos

Philadelphia’s High Stakes Musical Chairs

 04/04/2017 - 13:55
City Council Members at hearing.

Hispanics are 8% of Philly's firefighters

 03/30/2017 - 14:59
Adam Thiel es el Comisionado del Departamento de Bomberos de Filadelfia. Foto: Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News.

In a dialogue with AL DÍA News, the Philadelphia Fire Department leader spoke about the presence of Latinos in the organization and the importance of strengthening community relations to prevent emergencies.

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Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
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Adam K. Thiel, Philadelphia's Fire Department Commissioner Photo: Yesid Vargas/AL DÍA News.

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