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May Website Poll: Comments

Our online poll question for May is: "Do you support the demands of the May 1 Immigrant Rights March, that President Obama and the U.S. Congress pass comprehensive and humane immigration reform [...] Continue Reading

Progressive News Briefs

A Walk Through Fresno's Downtown Homeless Encampments By: Mike Rhodes I took a journalist from the Bay Area on a walking tour of the homeless encampments. I have to admit that it has been a couple of [...] Continue Reading

Rally for Immigration Reform

By: Stan Santos On May 1, 2006, I stood on a corner near downtown Fresno and looked east. I was suddenly moved to tears by the sight of a river of humanity flowing down Ventura, formerly Cesar Chavez [...] Continue Reading

Immigration Reform: Why Move Forward?

By: Leonel Flores In recent years, hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants and their families marched and appealed for immigration reform and the chance to realize their dreams, while they [...] Continue Reading

Grassroots Profile: Mao Lee Xiong

  By: Richard Stone Mao Lee Xiong also goes by Mollie -- and as we talk I realize I’m talking to both. Mao Lee is the petite Hmong young lady, born in a Thai refugee camp, and trained -- even [...] Continue Reading