Louis Caldera


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Volunteers for Haiti Article
A photo provided by the US Navy shows a Haitian boy watching as rigid-hull inflatable boats from the amphibious dock landing ships USS Fort McHenry and USS Carter Hall arrive ashore on January 19, 2010 at the New Hope Mission at Bonel, Haiti. (AP/U.S. Navy /Kristopher Wilson)

Volunteers for Haiti

Giving cash to nonprofit relief agencies is a good way to help earthquake victims in Haiti, writes Louis Caldera, but Americans can do more by putting their skills to work.

Louis Caldera

Hispanics Dodge a Bullet Article
Senator David Vitter (R-LA) was one of the conservatives who proposed adding a question to the census that asked whether the respondent was a U.S. citizen. (AP/Susan Walsh)

Hispanics Dodge a Bullet

Hispanics would have been hurt in critical ways by the proposed change to the census, writes Louis Caldera.

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A Common Touch Needed on the Supreme Court Article
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday July 15, 2009, before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP/Charles Dharapak)

A Common Touch Needed on the Supreme Court

Sotomayor's nomination comes not a minute too soon, writes Louis Caldera, for the Supreme Court suffers from a lack of empathy and imagination for the lives of ordinary Americans.

Louis Caldera