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Not all immigrants are against Trump

Not all immigrants are against Trump

Justin Shiu,
Contributor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Despite President Trump’s mocking attitude towards immigrants and anti-immigrant policies, immigrants in California and other “blue” states continue to support Trump. This confuses me. I am the son of conservative Chinese-American immigrants, so I questioned a few of my relatives and friends t...

Oakland workshop informs community of rights

Oakland workshop informs community of rights

Daisy Ortiz,
Contributor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Metro, Politics

Local organizations hosted a “Know Your Rights” workshop at the Fruitvale San Antonio Senior Center in Oakland on Saturday to inform their high minority population on what to do if U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement or ICE, show up at work, home or other places where they convene. There we...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? On March 6, the Ways and Means Committee and the Energy and Commerce Committee approved the American Health Care Act as a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare.   If passed, the AHCA will repeal Obamacare by dismantling taxes, which include...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 8, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? On Saturday, President Donald J. Trump went on Twitter and said his predecessor, Barack Obama, tapped his phone lines at his residence at Trump Tower in New York.   President Trump blasted Obama through his verified social media account that accused the former leader of monitoring phone conversations in 20...

Green card holders fear the new administration

Green card holders fear the new administration

Maira Sanchez,
Contributor
March 8, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Politics

Members of the Latino community, documented and undocumented, are looking for ways to formalize their presence in the United States because they fear they may be next on President Donald Trump’s “to-do” list. Trump issued an executive order forbidding the entrance of people from seven predomin...

Muslim ban continues to instill fear

Muslim ban continues to instill fear

Cody Davis,
Contributor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Politics

Fear was just one of the many emotions that Muslim communities around the world experienced after waking up on Jan. 27 to a surprise travel restriction put in place by President Donald Trump. Last month, Trump signed an executive order that banned citizens from predominantly Muslim countries, like I...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 1, 2017
Filed under Politics

What happened? On Tuesday President Donald Trump spoke to a joint congress session in Washington, D.C. The White House also banned several media outlets from a briefing on Friday.   Speech For the first time since taking office more than a month ago, Trump delivered a speech that seemed to try and unify the country. He...

Donald Trump bashes media

Donald Trump bashes media

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 22, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

On Feb. 18 the president of the United States of America let the media have it. According to CNN, thousands of supporters attended while hundreds protested outside a rally in Florida on Saturday, at which Trump called the news media in America, “the enemy of the American people.” Trump began S...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
February 22, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? On Monday, President Donald Trump named Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security advisor to replace former national security advisor and retired army Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, who was fired last week for withholding information from Vice President Mike Pence.   McMaste...

Will “Putin-gate” derail progressive resistance?

Will “Putin-gate” derail progressive resistance?

Craig Collins Ph.D.,
CSUEB Lecturer
February 22, 2017
Filed under Letter to Editor, Opinion, Politics

Craig Collins, Ph.D. teaches political science and environmental law at California State University East Bay and was a founding member of the Green Party of California. If events in Washington (and Moscow) continue to unfold as they have over the last few months, it appears that the groundsw...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 15, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? Gallup, a research and consulting company known for its opinion polls, announced on Monday that President Donald J. Trump’s American approval rating reached an all-time low in their daily poll since he took office on Jan. 20.   The newest poll found that only 40 percent of America...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? On Jan. 31, President Donald J. Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch as the new Supreme Court Justice as the replacement for Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away on Feb. 13, 2016.   Who is he? Gorsuch has served on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit since he was appo...

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