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Column: Biden shouldn’t let right-wing Cuban Americans drown out Cuban voices

President Biden should not let Cuban American elites who are not representative of the Cuban people dictate his policies toward the island. Republican lawmakers such as Sen. Marco Rubio, Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart and others have criticized the Biden administrations continuing review of Trumps restrictions on remittances to Cuba. Those leaders…

Playing the Field

Anthony DiMaggio, in his recent polemic on Counterpunch, Rise of the Right: How the Vaudeville Left Fuels White Supremacy, asserts that there is a heavily corporatized, nominally left segment of the punditrywho are mainstreaming and popularizing Republican talking pointsmainstream[ing] the idea of a left-right political alliance in the U.S populariz[ing]…

4 low-cost ways to create safe public spaces where all kids can play

Play is especially important during the summer months, when kids tend to be less active. Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images Outdoor play is critical for child development – it decreases stress, increases communication and social skills, attention and physical activity, and enhances physical development. During COVID-19, opportunities for children to…

The 36th annual Imagen Awards honor Apple TV+ with eight nominations

Apple this week was honored with eight Imagen Award nominations across five programs, including Ted Lasso, The Mosquito Coast, Little Voice, Ghostwriter and Mariah Careys Magical Christmas Special. The 36th Annual Imagen Awards, which celebrate Latino talent in the entertainment industry, will announce the winners during an October 10, 2021…

Latino college enrollment was on an upswing. But Covid has taken a toll.

College enrollment is down due to the coronavirus pandemic but the Latino student population has been hit particularly hard. Spring 2021 undergraduate enrollment is down 5.9 percent from last year, according to the National Student Clearinghouse. Latino enrollment, which had been rising before the pandemic, showed some of the biggest swings:…