Contrary to what many people believe, the U.S.-Mexico border is not the wild, wild southwest border; it is a modernized 21st century border that is rich in trade and economic opportunities. I represent a part of the United States where trade has become a part of daily life. 

Published in Officials Forum

Dr. Algernon Austin is the Director of the Program on Race, Ethnicity, and the Economy (PREE) at the Economic Policy Institute. As the director of PREE, Dr. Austin oversees reports and policy analysis in the economic condition of America's people of color. 

Published in Economy

Simon Rosenberg, president and founder of the New Democrat Network and New Policy Institute, discusses the 21st Century Border Initiative and the vital economic and cultural relationship between the United States and Mexico.

Published in National

Shaun Donovan, United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, discusses neighborhood stabilization, housing counseling, refinancing and other measures offered by HUD to support Latinos and communities across the United States.

Published in National

U.S. Representative Charles A. Gonzalez, Chairman of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, on fixing the housing crisis and creating wealth and jobs for Latino communities across the United States.

Published in Jobs & Wealth
Thursday, 04 August 2011 22:31

The Coming Social Anarchy

The steep drop in stocks since passage of the ill-fated debt deal indicates that even markets understand the disastrous consequences of what has just occurred.

Published in Social Insurance

Congressman William "Lacy" Clay Jr. discusses the importance of social security policies, the retirement age for social security and economic disparity.

Published in Social Insurance

Social Security has kept so many people of color out of poverty. Barbara Lee addresses the issues of social security and offers ideas for the pathway out of poverty for people of color.

Published in Social Insurance

Representative Melvin Watt of North Carolina explains why social security is important for African Americans and why public policy and programs that address economic disparity and income security are vital to economic health.

Published in Social Insurance
Tuesday, 23 February 2010 12:29

Don't Sucker Punch the American People

The national mood is sour and it is not because Americans think that Social Security is driving the country into bankruptcy -- as many fiscal hawks in Congress and their parrots in the media would have you believe.

Published in Social Insurance
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