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Food Insecurity: A Denial of Human Rights

As the 39th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) came to a close in Geneva, the U.S. government was conspicuously absent. When the U.S. pulled out of...

Syrian Refugees in R.I. Feel Strain of Family Separation

Mental stress is escalating for the 136 Syrian refugees resettled in Rhode Island as hope of bringing their loved ones to the U.S. fades under the Trump administration’s increasingly hard-line...

Montana Judge Blocks Construction of Keystone XL Pipeline

The proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline in northeastern Montana. Sources: USGS, U.S. Census Bureau, Montana DEQ (Eric Dietrich/for Montana Free Press) (Montana Free Press) A Great Falls federal...

Council Probes Boston Jobs Policy

The City Council Committee on Jobs, Wages and Workforce Development, chaired by Councilor Frank Baker, representatives from the Boston Employment Commission (BEC) and other city officials met last week at...

'Pa’lante': Highlighting Latinx Voices Onstage

A new production by theater artist and director Gabriela Sanchez will be presenting a multifaceted performance of Latinx storytellers at the First Person Arts Festival on Nov. 11-12. Sanchez, who...

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