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MIAMI, FLORIDA - JUNE 27: Sen. Kamala Harris (R) (D-CA) and former Vice President Joe Biden (L) speak as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) looks on during the second night of the first Democratic presidential debate on June 27, 2019 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

After two nights of Democratic debate, the illusion of the ideal candidate that surrounded the former vice president seems to have vanished, giving way to new options.

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La multitud en Filadelfia se hizo escuchar

 01/27/2017 - 12:57

Mientras el Presidente Trump se dirigía a los Republicanos que asistieron al retiro del Gran Viejo Partido (GOP por sus siglas en inglés) en Filadelfia, varios miles de manifestantes tomaron las calles para expresar su descontento.

Mientras el presidente se enfocaba en tocar temas familiares a los de su campaña, incluyendo el ayudar a los trabajadores Americanos, acabar con la inmigración ilegal y reconstruir la fuerza armada nacional, los manifestantes estaban afuera protestando por todo: desde los derechos migratorios hasta los reproductivos.

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¿Qué vendrá después? El mundo reacciona ante la investidura de Trump

 01/23/2017 - 09:22
Anti-Trump protestors last weekend in Barcelona, Spain. Photo: EFE/Quique García

La toma de posesión del nuevo presidente de Estados Unidos ha provocado diferentes reacciones en el mundo entero. Mientras los gobiernos de las grandes potencias económicas internacionales observan con temor el auge de su discurso proteccionista y anti-globalización, resumido en el logo “America First”, los partidos de la ultraderecha europea celebraron con alegría la llegada de un presidente americano que abandera el nacionalismo y las políticas anti-inmigración.


¿Quiere ser un político? Le explicamos cómo

 01/20/2017 - 13:54
¿Quiere ser un político? Le explicamos cómo

Si alguna vez le ha dado curiosidad cómo se lleva a cabo el proceso electoral en Filadelfia, aquí tiene las respuestas a sus preguntas.

En un esfuerzo por educar a aquellos que quieren postularse en política, el Comité Democrático Progresista de Filadelfia ha establecido un panel de discusión que se prolongará durante los próximos meses y durante las próximas elecciones, alentando a las personas a involucrarse en el proceso político.

Want to be a poltician? Here’s how.

 01/19/2017 - 15:26
Want to be a poltician? Here’s how.

If you’ve ever been curious about the election process in Philly, you can now get answers to all your questions.

An effort from the Philadelphia Democratic Progressive Committee to educate those who wish to run for office, the panel discussion set to continue within the upcoming months and elections have been designed to encourage the public to get involved in the political process.

DA Candidate Negrin Outraged to Ethis Fine

 01/19/2017 - 08:12
DA Candidate Negrin Outraged to Ethis Fine

Philadelphia DA was recently fine $62,000 for ethicfs violations and not reporting five sources of income and 89 gifts on city financial statements over six years. This is the first time that Williams has not only admitted to the allegations but also had public record solidifying the claims against him. With 5 counter bids for his seat in May, the scandal may not aid his campaign in the Spring. Richard Negrin, one of the headlining candidates against Williams, has expressed very solid concerns in regards to the Williams case. 


Seth Williams tiene más competencia

 01/05/2017 - 17:31
Seth Williams tiene más competencia

Durante el fin de semana, dos nuevos competidores han anunciado que se postularían para la oficina del Fiscal de Distrito.

Los contrincantes son Beth Grossman y Michael Untermeyer, ambos fueron antiguos Fiscales en la oficina y desde entonces han preferido llevar negocios privados dentro de la ciudad.

Michael Untermeyer, quien anteriormente compitió contra Seth Williams en el 2009 como Republicano, ha estado trabajando en el sector de bienes raíces previo al anuncio de su candidatura.

Seth Williams has more competition

 01/05/2017 - 13:46
Seth Williams has more competition

Over the weekend, two new contenders for the office of district attorney announced they were running this week.

The contenders, Beth Grossman and Michael Untermeyer, both were former district attorneys to the office and have since gone on to run private businesses of their own within the city.

Michael Untermeyer, who formerly ran against Seth Williams in 2009 as a republican, has been working in the business and real estate sector prior to his announcement to run.

Of Generals and Ideologists

 12/09/2016 - 04:30

President-Elect Donald Trump is surrounding himself with high-rank generals, orthodox conservatives and millionaire businessmen. He hasn't picked up yet his Secretary of State to complete his Cabinet, one of the most atypical governments in the history of the United States, according to Marc Bassets, chief correspondent in Washington for Spain leading newspaper El País. 

Dark Times

 12/06/2016 - 05:26

It is not clear yet what is going to be the fate of millions of undocumented migrant workers after Donald Trump’s formal ascension to presidency – massive deportations? Religious and social tests? – but immigration attorneys are getting ready for the worst case scenarios. And they are getting anxious trying to deal with uncertainty. 

Greed is Good

 12/02/2016 - 05:36
President-elect, Donald Trump, during the USA Thank You Tour 2016, celebrated at the US Bank Arena, Cincinati, Ohio, on Dec 1. EFE/Mark Lyons

The new president-Elect, a former showman and Real Estate tycoon, is surrounding himself with millionaires, investment bankers and venture capitalists, in the most brazen embrace of big money since the 1980s era of Ronald Reagan. Does it make any good to the common Americans?

Saved by the Trumpbell

 11/30/2016 - 03:59

Carrier, an air conditioning manufacturer from Indiana, was planning to outsource production to Mexico to save in labour costs, but Donald Trump has decided to show off his protectionist magic wand and save at least about a thousand jobs. Carrier was already used as an icon of the US industrial crisis during Trumps campaign. The president Elect also put Carrier as an example of the collateral damages of free trade agreements with Mexico and Canada (NAFTA).

How do we do that?

 11/27/2016 - 15:54
Bernie Sanders in the South Bronx, on March 31st, 2016. Photo: Michael Vadon/WIKI COMMONS

What happens when an artist tries to understand a politician? Famous film-maker Spike Lee interviews Senator Bernie Sanders to discuss Donald Trump victory, what the Democrats did wrong, and how the US is going to survive 2017.

Spike Lee: Let me ask you another question. How can you tell another country that they’ve got to pay for a wall? Or fences? How does that work?

The Dragon's Trumpoline

 11/24/2016 - 16:09
Chinese president, Xi JinPing, and his wife, during his visit to Ecuador last week. China wants to tighten its economic and trade deals with Latin America. EFE/José Jácome

If Donald Trump is the bad guy who calls for protectionism, China is the one who calls for free trade. A week after  Trumps’ victory, the president of China, Xi Jinping, set off for Latin America in search of trade deals and improve China’s image in the US backyard. Last week, Xi travelled to Ecuador, Peru and Chile to look for trade agreements (basically, China imports from Lat Am raw materials like copper, iron and soybeans, in exchange for cheap manufactures) and to find new markets for its infrastructure companies.

Out of Stock

 11/24/2016 - 15:32
 EFE/Martin Alipaz

The US needs to hire more Mexican workers instead of deporting them, according to many owners of small businesses around the nation. From small construction companies in Dallas, Texas, to chains of Mexican restaurants in San Francisco and orange farms in Florida: all these small businesses confirm they are dependent on low skilled workers (like Mexican workers) to keep growing, according to a report elaborated by The Wall Street Journal. 

Four Freedoms on a billboard

 11/22/2016 - 13:38
Billboard on Highway 80 outside Pearl, Mississippi. Photo: ForFreedoms

Freedom means the supremacy of human rights everywhere.

Franklin D. Roosevelt.

The first artist-run super PAC (Political Action Committee), For Freedoms, has raised a billboard in Pearl, Mississippi, displaying the President-elected slogan Make America Great Again over an iconic photograph of the Civil Rights Movement, taken in 1965 by Spider Martin and titled Two Minute Warning.


Trampy Girls

 11/20/2016 - 17:35
Protestors bearing signs and banners take to the streets showing their opposition to the election of Donald J. Trump to be the next president of the United States, in Chicago, Illinois, USA, 19 November 2016. EFE/EPA/TANNEN MAURY

Robin Moore is not unemployed, she isn’t a factory worker, she isn’t a white male: she is an affluent high educated wine consultant from Wisconsin who voted for Donald Trump, and has no regrets. Like many other women from the Midwest, Moore took Mr Trump seriously, but not literally, and expects him to have to compromise to get things done.