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  • *This is worth reading for the sake of going beyond the Tweets to see how the Trumpian proposals will affect us in our daily lives. Planning on going to college? Trump could make that difficult. This is a good recap of how. VL By Amilcar Guzman,  Inside Higher Ed (5.5 minute read)  In recent years, […]

  • *A couple of White women traveled to Mexico and brought back tortilla recipes that they got from Mexican women in markets and restaurants. They started selling the tortillas from their food cart and all hell broke loose on them. They’re accused of cultural appropriation and had to close their cart. I’m concerned about the effect […]

  • *Science tells us that ethnic and racial minority kids do better in more diverse schools. The question before us is if the educational leadership in the White House believes in this kind of science. VL By Ana Valdez and Prof. Gustavo Carlo, Medium (3.5 minute read)  We are writing this post because we have become strong advocates of […]

  • *The difference in life expectancy has to do with obesity, lack of exercise, high blood pressure, and smoking, but socioeconomic factors are important too. What can you do? Use this information to push for health-promoting policies. VL NewsTaco HEALTH TUESDAY By Eric Moreno, Salud Today (2.5 minute read)  Lifespans differs by as much as 20 years […]

  • *What happens in Texas regarding voting district lines could well define what happens to gerrymandering across the country. This is an important case for all voters and candidates. VL By Al Kauffman, NewsTaco (6.5 minute read)   On July 10-14, Texas will again have to defend its intentionally discriminatory congressional and Texas House districts. But […]



  • *It’s become harder for undocumented construction workers to find jobs, so now it’s taking longer for homes to be built, and it’s getting more expensive because of Trump’s tariffs on Canadian lumber. VL By Kathryn Vasel, CNN Money (4...