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Series | A Nation Under Trump, Part 10: Women's March inspires women to amplify their political voices post-inauguration.

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Participants walk toward the U.S. Capitol during the Women's March on Washington Jan. 21. (CNS/Bob Roller)

 

  • The Series: As the anniversary of Donald Trump's election as president of the United States approached, the NCR staff wondered if the calls to action that persisted immediately following the election remained as urgent.
  • Part 10: In the last year, women in the U.S. have, en masse, become more politically active.

Dawn Araujo-Hawkins, National Catholic Reporter (NCR) 


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Nov 6, 2017 | For many women in the United States, Election Day 2016 was a crisis. Almost immediately, women began talking, planning and organizing on Facebook and other social media platforms. It became a movement so widespread that on Jan. 21, the day after Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, millions of women took to the streets for what would become the largest single-day protest in the nation's history: the Women's March.

http://evergreenedigest.org/sites/default/files/Woman%20in%20Viral%20Photo%20From%20Women’s%20March.jpgFor example, an estimated 8,000 to 9,000 people marched in Lansing, Michigan — among them, Sr. Audra Turnbull, now a 29-year-old second-year novice with the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Monroe, Michigan. Turnbull describes the march as "electric" and says it gave her a focus for her post-election shock.

Dawn Araujo-Hawkins <> is a Global Sisters Report staff writer.

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Part 9: How do we create a high-value health care system?
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Part 8: Trump's environmental rollbacks lack 'moral compass'.
http://evergreenedigest.org/content/series-nation-under-trump-part-8-tru...

Part 7: Trump threatens norms that make the Constitution work
http://evergreenedigest.org/content/series-nation-under-trump-part-7-tru...

Part 6: In foreign relations, Trump shifts rhetoric but policy largely unchanged.
http://evergreenedigest.org/content/series-nation-under-trump-part-6-for...

Part 5 - What have the Democrats learned since Trump's election?
http://evergreenedigest.org/content/series-nation-under-trump-part-5-wha...

Part 4 - Poverty issues gain traction in first year of Trump presidency
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Part 3 - Trump has put anti-immigrant campaign promises into action <http://evergreenedigest.org/content/series-nation-under-trump-part-3-tru...

Part 2 - The Trump presidency and Europe's dilemma, <http://evergreenedigest.org/content/series-nation-under-trump-part-2-tru...

Part 1 - What has the GOP learned since Trump's election? <http://evergreenedigest.org/content/series-nation-under-trump-part-1-wha...

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What we know about illegal immigration from Mexico

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Here’s what we know about illegal immigration from Mexico.

Ana Gonzalez-Barrera and Jens Manuel Krogstad, Pew Research Center

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March 2, 2017 | There were 11.7 million immigrants from Mexico living in the U.S. in 2014, and about half of them were in the country illegally, according to Pew Research Center estimates. Mexico is the country’s largest source of immigrants, making up 28% of all U.S. immigrants.

http://evergreenedigest.org/sites/default/files/INS%20Visa%20Approval%20Stamp_0.jpgWith President Donald Trump’s administration taking steps to reduce the number of unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. — including through the construction of a wall at the southern border — here’s what we know about illegal immigration from Mexico.

http://www.pewresearch.org/files/2016/05/Ana-G.jpgAna Gonzalez-Barrera is a senior researcher focusing on Hispanics, immigration and demographics at Pew Research Center.

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Jens Manuel Krogstad is a writer/editor focusing on Hispanics, immigration and demographics at Pew Research Center.
 

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Series | A Nation Under Trump, Part 9: How do we create a high-value health care system?

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Mercy Sr. Karen Schneider, a pediatrician, left, talks with the mother of a child in the emergency room at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore in 2014. (CNS/Bob Roller)

  • The Series: As the anniversary of Donald Trump's election as president of the United States approached, the NCR staff wondered if the calls to action that persisted immediately following the election remained as urgent.
  • Part 9: Admittedly, we need to do more than what's been proposed ... to rectify the current problems and impending crisis in U.S. health care. However, without accepting the moral and practical urgency of universal health coverage and the equally critical need to overhaul health care financing and delivery, all reform efforts are doomed to fail.

Michael Panicola, National Catholic Reporter (NCR)

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Nov 7, 2017 | 2017 has been a tumultuous year in health care in light of the repeated, failed attempts by Republicans to repeal and replace the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, known colloquially as Obamacare. This has caused uncertainty in insurance markets, paralyzed health care providers and negatively impacted some of our most vulnerable members in society who purchase coverage through the health insurance marketplaces or participate in the Medicaid program. 

Despite President Donald Trump's claims that we will have "great health care" and "take care of everyone," we are further away from those lofty aspirations than we were prior to his taking office.

Michael Panicola has a doctorate in health care ethics from St. Louis University and is a theologian and ethicist working in Catholic health care.

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Series | A Nation Under Trump, Part 8: Trump's environmental rollbacks lack 'moral compass'.

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Protesters gather for a fossil fuel and climate change protest outside Trump Tower May 9 in New York City. (CNS/Reuters/Brendan McDermid)

  • The Series: As the anniversary of Donald Trump's election as president of the United States approached, the NCR staff wondered if the calls to action that persisted immediately following the election remained as urgent.
  • Part 8: Since routinely stating on the campaign trail the false belief that climate change is a hoax devised by China, Trump has not elaborated on those opinions. But the bevy of actions undertaken in his administration's first nine months has sent a clear signal of little intent to prioritize climate or other environmental concerns.
  • Planet, people take back seat to business since election.

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Brian Roewe, National Catholic Reporter (NCR) 

Nov 7, 2017 | After a September visit to Florida to survey damage waged by Hurricane Irma, President Donald Trump was asked whether the storm, along with Hurricane Harvey in the Gulf Coast, had changed his views on climate change.

"We've had bigger storms than this," he told reporters on Air Force One. 

Since routinely stating on the campaign trail the false belief that climate change is a hoax devised by China, Trump has been mum in further elaborating those opinions. But the bevy of actions undertaken in his administration's first nine months has sent a clear signal of little intent to prioritize climate or other environmental concerns.

http://evergreenedigest.org/sites/default/files/Brian%20Roewe%2C%20NCR.jpgBrian Roewe is an NCR staff writer and editor of Eco Catholic. He covers a wide range of issues: the environment, clergy sex abuse, the 2016 presidential election ... and the occasional sports story. His reporting has earned multiple honors, most recently at the 2017 Catholic Press Awards.

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