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Ohio Immigrant Community Braces for Mass Roundups Rumored for Next Week

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohio Immigrant Community Braces for Mass Roundups Rumored for Next Week

Update 3:20PM 6/22/19 — President Trump stated that he will delay the ICE raids. If it comes to fruition, President Donald Trump’s tweet warning of the removal of “millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States” has major implications for the local immigrant community. The announcement, later confirmed by Immigration […]

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Ohioans Fight Back Against Global Gag Rule

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Ohioans Fight Back Against Global Gag Rule

While a federal judge has blocked the domestic “gag rule,” the global gag rule, also known as the Mexico City Policy, lives on, and Ohioans are part of a nationwide grassroots efforts to fight it.  Population Connection Action Fund (PCAF) is the national organization running the campaign to #Fight4HER, meaning, fight for the Global Health, […]

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Long-Time Ohio Resident Faces Deportation to Country that Once Enslaved Him

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Long-Time Ohio Resident Faces Deportation to Country that Once Enslaved Him

Amadou Sow sits in a jail cell at the Morrow County Correctional Facility. He hasn’t committed a crime, not since he came to the United States in 1991, but it’s where Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has kept him detained since his routine check-in back in August. His lawyers are fighting for an emergency stay. […]

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5 Insights Into Ohio’s Race for Governor

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega 5 Insights Into Ohio’s Race for Governor

With midterm elections just 10 weeks away, campaign season is finally heating up. Election forecasters are predicting an overturn of power in the House and Senate from Republicans to Democrats, with several using the close-call election in Ohio’s District 12 as an indicator of extreme enthusiasm on the left. For the governor’s seat, Democrat Richard […]

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Columbus Joins Five Other Cities in Lawsuit Accusing Trump of Sabotaging Obamacare

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Columbus Joins Five Other Cities in Lawsuit Accusing Trump of Sabotaging Obamacare

The City of Columbus and five other U.S. cities are the latest entities to come together in a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and his administration. With the filing of a 130-page complaint, Columbus, Cincinnati, Baltimore, Chicago, and citizens of Charlottesville, VA, have accused the Trump Administration of unlawfully sabotaging the Affordable Care Act (ACA). […]

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Art Review: Tim Reitenbach’s “Fake” at Angela Meleca Gallery

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review: Tim Reitenbach’s “Fake” at Angela Meleca Gallery

It has been one year since Donald Trump was sworn in as President of the United States. Not surprisingly, this milestone has elicited every version of retrospective analysis you might imagine. Broadcast journalists fall over themselves to reach out to the base and the resistance alike. Experts are invoked, data is described, and pundits contort […]

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Thousands Take Part in 2018 Women’s March in Columbus

Katherine Forbes Katherine Forbes Thousands Take Part in 2018 Women’s March in Columbus

On the first anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration, and the first day of the government shutdown, a crowd of an estimated 3,000 Central Ohio residents gathered at the Ohio Convention Center for the Women’s March 2018. Organized by Socialist Alternative and the Women’s March Ohio – Columbus Region, in addition to marching, the sizable crowd […]

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