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UPDATE: Published in the Huffington Post! Citizenship: Blessing or Birthright?

The Wise Latina Club's Viviana Hurtado on Senate Gang of 8 Immigration Proposal

In Washington it’s hard to see the comprehensive immigration reform forest when critics and supporters alike are laser-focused on the proverbial tree. But then you speak with, let’s call him “Real Person,” like I did when I was at the Apple Store editing a video for the New Americano Award I received at South by […]

UPDATED: Published in the Huffington Post! The Feminine Mystique of Beyoncé

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Click here to read The Feminine Mystique of Beyoncé published in the Huffington Post. Fifty years ago, Betty Friedan published the critically-acclaimed, ground-breaking–The Feminine Mystique. The “mother” of the second wave of American feminism sought the answer to the question: Why are women unhappy? Friedan did not cast that wide a net: she referred to privileged […]

Viviana Hurtado One of Huffington Post’s Top 50 Latinos on Twitter

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I was especially groggy this morning, having re-connected with a friend I haven’t seen in years who recently moved back to Washington.  We are kindred spirits, ruled–many times subverted–by our insatiable curiosity. We gabbed late into a school night. My cafecito hadn’t kicked in when I logged on to find a slew of new Twitter […]

Updated! Election 2012 Goes to los Perros Picked up by Huffington Post Latino Voices

The Wise Latina Club's Viviana Hurtado on Election 2012 Going to the Dogs

Kinda nice to have this original picked up by the Huffington Post Latino Voices!  Click here to read in  HPLV, plus comments from cyberspace… …or keep reading… For you conspiracy theorists who think Gail Collins must secretly be on the Obama 2012 payroll, this story may prove you right. It’s not just that the New York Times […]

Summer Break: The ‘Do It Yourself’ Project

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Do It Yourself (DIY) projects can be an enjoyable and productive way to spend free time over the summer. The power of the internet has made it easier than ever to execute small life hacks, or tricks to help effectively manage your time, as well as large projects that once required professional help. Whether enjoying crafts with the kids or finishing […]

Education Wednesday: Preparing Girls to Lead in STEM

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Pioneers such as Ellen Ochoa, who became the first Latina astronaut in 1991, set the bar high for all that women can achieve in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).  Grooming more girls to follow in these footsteps is now more important than ever, particularly as America‘s economy continues to become more STEM-focused. This March (and all […]

VIDEO: What does the Ukraine & Venezuela Violence Say About Putin and Obama? On MSNBC

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Polls confirm what media executive’s assertions that Americans don’t have an appetite for foreign news. This justifies closing international bureaus in favor of “parachute reporting” during a crisis as well as and scaled back international coverage in favor of, for example, increased weather coverage. Measured by the remote, this may be true. But another measure […]

VIDEO: 3 Things Chris Christie Must Do To Survive “Bridgegate” on MSNBC

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What does America like more than a fall from grace? Redemption. If New Jersey Governor Chris Christie didn’t break the law, then he can be on the road to recovery from Bridgegate, a scandal that threatens his ability to govern and his presidential ambitions. At issue is hours-long congestion leading to the George Washington bridge […]