The Laughing Heart articles

Hometown chipocrisy: is “food with integrity” just a slogan?

If you walk in to any of the more than 1,200 Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants in the United States, you will find it hard to miss Chipotle’s slogan “Food with Integrity.” Over the last few years, Chipotle has worked hard to brand themselves as a socially responsible and sustainable fast food restaurant. On their website they promise


After Supreme Court ruling, time to organize, resist and challenge SB 1070

The Supreme Court on Monday delivered a split decision on Arizona’s controversial anti-immigrant law SB 1070, striking down most parts of the law on the grounds that Arizona overstepped into federal government’s role in setting the nation’s immigration policy. But what is quite possibly the most disturbing provision of the law has remained intact. What

DREAMers Rising

In a statement released June 15 by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Obama administration announced a two-year deferred action on immigration cases involving DREAM ACT eligible youth.  This comes on the heels of successive targeting of the Obama For America (OFA) campaign offices nationwide by the National Immigrant Youth Alliance (NIYA), who have staged hunger strikes in several