Stories by Maria Luisa Tucker

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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?

Posted on: Jan 11, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Democrats win the popularity contest among Hispanic voters

Posted on: Jan 5, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Is this going to be on Court TV?

Posted on: Dec 29, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Austrian politico-porn is supposed to symbolize... international relations?

Posted on: Dec 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

U.S. News & World Report tells us how!

Posted on: Dec 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Don't listen to the government: dismemberment is not a side affect of obesity

Posted on: Dec 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The "War on Christmas" may sound catchy, but the "War on Cuts to Social Services Programs" is more important.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2005, Source: AlterNet

As the holidays draw near, Women for Aryan Unity keeps busy sending Christmas cards to incarcerated white supremacists and raising money for needy Aryans.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Emotion recognition software says Mona Lisa is happy, and may soon be able to read your mind, too.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Partisanship wars via t-shirt

Posted on: Dec 10, 2005, Source: AlterNet

When offensive and funny are the same thing.

Posted on: Dec 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Teacher's swift zero-tolerance policy successfully crushes all knowledge of foreign languages

Posted on: Dec 8, 2005, Source: AlterNet

What happens if you refuse to surrender identification when authorities demand it? You may go to jail. Or, you may not.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Swell new ideas on how to control women

Posted on: Nov 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Religion and language play key roles in recruiting Latinos

Posted on: Nov 27, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Esther Kaplan, author of a book about George Bush and the Christian Right, talks about the Evangelicals' new messiah: Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. - Mexico fence proposal gains ground

Posted on: Nov 17, 2005, Source: AlterNet

When sneakers and human cannonballs enter the immigration debate, you know things are truly absurd.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Colorblind or Just Blind?

Posted on: Nov 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The slogan 'Vote or Die!' may have faded into obscurity, but hip hop's political movement didn't perish with it.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Accused of "banning Christmas," the retailer responds within nano-seconds.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

When it comes to protesting 50 Cent's new gangsta flick, progressive grassroots activists are sounding like Bill O'Reilly. Well, sort of.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The issue of immigration reform is used, abused and still unresolved.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Thousands of low-wage Wal-Mart workers are on public assistance. Many state lawmakers say it's time the megastore was forced to provide affordable employee health insurance.