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The significance of Colin Allred’s visit to Taiwan

The significance of Colin Allred’s visit to Taiwan

Rep. Colin Allred (D-Dallas) spent Thanksgiving week in Asia as part of a bipartisan delegation, traveling to Japan and South Korea before making a surprise visit to Taiwan. This comes amid heightened security concerns in the region in the face of a rising...

Ted Cruz to lift nomination blockade for China ambassador

Ted Cruz to lift nomination blockade for China ambassador

While Ted Cruz has been stonewalling the confirmation of Biden’s State Department nominees for months, it appears he will not do so in the case of R. Nicholas Burns, Biden’s nominee for ambassador to China.  Cruz, who sits on the Senate Foreign Relations...

Ted Cruz stonewalls key State Department nominees

Ted Cruz stonewalls key State Department nominees

As President Joe Biden seeks to reinvigorate American foreign policy with diplomacy at its center, one man stands in his way. It’s not Xi Jinping or Vladimir Putin, it’s Sen. Ted Cruz. Cruz, who sits on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has been stonewalling...

Houston Palestinian organizers speak out

Houston Palestinian organizers speak out

“We View Our Bodies as a Form of Resistance.” Even as thousands of Houstonians take to the streets in solidarity with Palestine, media coverage is sparse. Around 15,000 Houstonians took to the streets in solidarity with Palestine over the last three weeks. One rally...

Would a Marshall Plan for Central America work?

Whenever there’s a spike in border crossings, like what’s been seen in recent months, progressives often bring up the idea of a Marshall Plan for Central America. Migrants are fleeing the Northern Triangle (Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala) because of violence and...