In the wake of the Republican failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act, leading figures in the progressive wing of the Democratic Party are rallying behind a single-payer health insurance and a raft of other bold reforms. Sen. Bernie Sanders announced he would introduce a new...
Posted On 11 Apr 2017


New Approach, Same Expectation for South soccer

Lessons learned when Omaha South boys soccer won it all in 2013 inform the way coach Joe Maass does things now, following last year’s second state title. He not only draws on that earlier experience but on a recent family challenge and the expertise of fellow coaches. Heavy...
Posted On 13 Apr 2017


The Wounds of Whiteclay: Part 1

Editor’s Note: University of Nebraska-Lincoln professors Joe Starita, Bill Frakes and Rebekka Schlichting worked

Heartland Workers Center Imagines Change

The Heartland Workers Center 2nd Biennial Political Convention kicked off last Sunday at the Stockyards exchange

Miss Nebraska Latino – A new beauty pageant for the city: Part 1

Music plays loudly, repeating the same beat over and over, and they walk while picturing that among the imaginary

Krist to follow independent path in bid for governor Part 2

Krist said if the state can’t fix the mess, then a federal ACLU suit could compel the U.S. Department of


Wide Support for DACA in Nebraska

On September 7th various community organizations including Justice for Our Neighbors Nebraska (JFON_NE), the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), and OneWorld Community Health Centers, among others came together to host an information session on DACA at the Gross Auditorium on...
Posted On 15 Sep 2017


Trump has dramatically altered the flow across the southern border a strong suggestion that Trump’s anti- immigration rhetoric is scaring away foreigners who might otherwise try to enter the United States illegally, according to the Trump’s first 100 days analysis from Politico...
Posted On 11 May 2017

Human Traficking and Immigration

She was trapped and had no idea how to escape,” says Ana Deal, a domestic violence attorney with Justice for Our Neighbors Nebraska (JFON-NE), referring to a 24-year- old JFON-NE client from Honduras that was a victim of severe human trafficking. According to Deal her client,...
Posted On 11 May 2017