Stories by Maria Luisa Tucker

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Posted on: Oct 28, 2008, Source: AlterNet

A map illustrating regional personality differences across America is surprisingly similar to the red state/blue state map of the nation.

Posted on: May 10, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Countering the military’s dogged recruitment of minority youth

Posted on: May 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Ever wondered what the janitor does on his day off? A new photography book shows the hidden lives of immigrant workers.

Posted on: May 5, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Maybe superheroes can help?

Posted on: May 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Poll says Americans trust government over media

Posted on: Apr 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Anti-immigrant readers, begin your conspiracy theories

Posted on: Apr 24, 2006, Source: AlterNet

HIV study reveals disturbing news about prison rape

Posted on: Apr 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Many readers passionately disagreed with AlterNet's coverage of the pro-immigrant rallies. Here, their voices are heard.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2006, Source: AlterNet

91-year-old says "I would go to jail if I had to just to make the goddamn point!"

Posted on: Apr 19, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The most ridiculous loophole in the worst education act

Posted on: Apr 19, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The spin about RU-486 continues

Posted on: Apr 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Republicans are back-tracking, finger-pointing, and losing support

Posted on: Apr 10, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The thousands of immigrants and their supporters, young and old and from all over the world, who rallied in New York yesterday proved they are an inseparable part of the country.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

White supremacists are cuddling up to anti-immigrant Republicans, and Latino civil rights groups are siding with corporate lobbyists. No matter which side you're on, you're in bad company.

Posted on: Apr 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Illegal immigrants take, but they also give

Posted on: Apr 2, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A contagious sense of optimism spreads as thousands of New Yorkers march for immigrants' rights.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Cesar Chávez was no champion of undocumented workers, but his spirit is still alive in today's fight for compassionate immigration reform.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2006, Source: AlterNet

As a union organizer, Chávez was no champion for undocumented workers, but his spirit is alive in today's fight for compassionate immigration reform.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2006, Source: AlterNet

George W. Bush, Hillary Clinton, and the Catholic Church on immigration

Posted on: Mar 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The famed author of the Easy Rawlins crime novels makes politics personal in his new nonfiction monograph, 'Life Out of Context.'

Posted on: Mar 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Next, we'll be blamed for global warming and AIDS.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Immigration reform has reached its boiling point. Boiling over will begin next week.

Posted on: Feb 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Former gang members say the violent Los Angeles jail riots aren't about race; they're about power and pain.

Posted on: Feb 16, 2006, Source: AlterNet

<i>Aperture</i> magazine peeks into the "lives" of inanimate lovers

Posted on: Feb 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Sugar daddy drug companies helped nix the compassionate-use bill

Posted on: Feb 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Despite an evangelical grassroots movement for "creation protection," leaders of the Christian right refuse to fight for environmental protections

Posted on: Feb 8, 2006, Source: AlterNet

D&G is mild-mannered on TV, erotic in print, and always, always gay

Posted on: Feb 6, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A Muslim, a Jew and a rock star walk into a bar… I mean, the national prayer breakfast.

Posted on: Feb 5, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Passionate opposition to New Orleans' proposed rebuilding plan has hundreds of survivors trekking to D.C. to voice their objections.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2006, Source: AlterNet

What the Christian Right doesn't want us to know: giving birth is more dangerous than taking the "abortion pill."

Posted on: Feb 1, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The religious left goes to church to watch -- and critique -- Bush's state of the union address.

Posted on: Jan 27, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Rapper Kanye West has become one of pop culture's most intriguing political commentators. Or, depending on your perspective, one of its most intriguing reactionaries.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

When it comes to immigration reform, the Christian Right may stay out of the fray

Posted on: Jan 25, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Religion, sex and politics. All the things you're not supposed to talk about at the dinner table.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Protecting Roe v. Wade means protecting Planned Parenthood

Posted on: Jan 19, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Why the rescue of Baby Noor is a dangerous publicity stunt

Posted on: Jan 18, 2006, Source: AlterNet

It's no coincidence that the prosperity preachers are back in action

Posted on: Jan 16, 2006, Source: AlterNet

One website segregates us

Posted on: Jan 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Whenever I start getting lulled into the idea that maybe race and ethnicity don't matter, something happens to remind me of their power.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Women's reality TV is all about make-overs and dream weddings, but how about some compulsive over-eating, plastic surgery, and porn?