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Happening Now: The Murder of the Venezuelan People

Venezuela is starving. In a May 7 Wall Street Journal article, Juan Ferero describes this horror: Hordes of people, many with children in tow, rummage through garbage, an uncommon sight a year ago. People in the countryside pick farms clean at night, stealing everything from fruits hanging on trees to pumpkins on the ground, adding […]

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Could Trump’s Border Wall Actually Be a Good Idea?

  In the past, we have decried Trump’s border wall proposal, railing against it as an unworkable plan that holds potential to trash our diplomatic relations with Mexico while putting our nation’s food security at risk and threatening the health of industry. Today, after reading plans submitted by entities that want to actually get the […]

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The Best in Dallas Literary Events: Celebrating Simon Bolivar’s Legacy at the Bush Center

                  Do you like to think about important issues that deeply affect people? Do you enjoy thought-provoking conversation? If your answers are “yes,” then you will love the gathering of intellectuals, leaders, and people who know how to have a great time that is coming up next week. On Thursday April 6 at the George […]

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Cesar Chavez Day: Why It’s So Important Today

Friday, March 31 would have been Cesar Chavez’ 90th birthday. Around the nation, we will celebrate his life. But do we all remember what this inspirational man did and why we honor him on Cesar Chavez Day? What would he have thought or done about the current challenges migrant workers face? Cesar Chavez’ Story Born […]

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The Case For The Immigrant Entrepreneur Visa

In his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders released on Saturday morning, Warren Buffett (Berkshire Hathaway CEO and the world’s third richest man) states, “You don’t have to be an economist to understand one of the key factors that has made America great: immigration.” Buffett goes on to say that America’s economic growth has been […]

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DREAMers Update: What You Need to Know About DACA in the Trump White House

“DACA is a very, very difficult subject for me,” Trump stated during a news conference Thursday, promising to address the issue “with heart.… It’s one of the most difficult subjects I have because you have these incredible kids.” Earlier this year, at his inauguration lunch with congressional leaders, Trump told Sen. Richard Durbin (D-Ill.), the […]

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