Lack of Access to Health Care for Farmworkers

In a single day, a farmworker can spend 12 hours bent over, pausing only to lift buckets of produce that weigh up to 40...

Undercutting Fear and Sensationalism

Across the country, over 680 confirmed arrests by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) occurred within one week in at least 11 different states. With...

SNAP Out of It

Congress is turning 46 million people away from access to healthy food while they sit on their privileged pedestal in D.C. debating legislation that...

Adding Beds Won’t Put the Issue to Rest

It costs about $300,000 for each new bed at UC Santa Cruz. That figure includes the cost of the dorm or apartment around the...

Resist Trump, Keep Immigrant Protections

The White House’s assault on people of color grows more aggressive by the day, as the latest attack comes in the form of deporting...

No Parent Left Behind

Being a new parent is hard — sleepless nights, dirty diapers, unforeseen expenses. Worrying about getting paid time off work to take care of...

We Get It, You Went to Paris

Illustration by Manne Green and Lisa Bizuneh When an arsonist burned three Black churches between March 26 and...

Bring Asylum Seekers to Safety

Thousands of migrants are trapped in Tijuana, with the oppressive tactics of the Border Patrol in front and the widespread violence and poverty of...

Canonization of Junipero Serra Alienates Native Americans

On Sept. 24, Pope Francis stood in the Washington D.C. Basilica and made history by canonizing Father Junipero Serra, thus making the 18th century...

California Leaves Trump in the Dust

President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accord was a selfish and destructive choice. The U.S. should not back...