Julián Castro

Kenny Stancil, staff writer
"This is not a feel-good story," said Public Citizen on Tuesday, February 9, 2021. "It's a dystopian nightmare." (Photo: Twitter screengrab from ABC7 News)
"Americans owe $70 billion in back rent that they won't be able to pay. If we don't get them relief, there will be millions of stories like these."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Sen. John Hickenlooper (D-Colo.) leaves the Senate Chamber during a procedural vote at the U.S. Capitol January 28, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
"Let us be clear on this. Not only do undocumented community members pay taxes...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
President Joe Biden signed a series of racial justice executive orders and memoranda at the White House on January 26, 2021. (Photo: Dog Mills/Getty Images)
"There's more to be done to end the for-profit caging of people in the U.S.,"...


For those who can't handle watching these things on the tee vee, highlights from the DNC. Most striking and modestly heartening: Cameras show a multi-colored audience that looks roughly like America. The good and bad in the platform, the protests, and great speeches - with no mention of kill lists - from Michelle Obama, Deval Patrick and Julian Castro. May their words be transformed into actions. “Of all the fictions we heard in Tampa, the one I find most troubling is this: If we all just go...