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You rarely hear about a Bengali Texan running for office but guess what? There is one! Meet Donna Imam, who is running for Congress in TX31! TX31 encompasses parts of Austin, Roundrock, Leander, and other northern suburbs. Tune in to hear more about her political platform and if elected, how she intends to improve healthcare, education, and real pay for all.

A majority of the 2020 Presidential candidates are placing environmental policy at the top of their platforms. We hear so many terms such as, climate change, global warming, the Green New Deal, etc, etc…. But, what do all these terms mean? Thankfully, the founders of Our Daily Planet (Monica and Miro) are here to unpack the meaning of these terms and talk about where Texas and National politics are heading in terms of the environment....

When you are at a South Asian establishment, do you wonder how the other South Asian workers are treated? Unfortunately, many South Asian American business owners mistreat their own South Asian employees by threatening to call ICE on undocumented workers, human trafficking, wage theft, harsh working conditions, and taking advantage that their employees don’t speak/understand English. It’s easy for us to complain about the current political situation on social media, but how many of us...

Did you know that men and women are not considered equal under the US Constitution? Yes, you read that correctly. The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is a bipartisan movement to guarantee equal rights for all US citizens regardless of gender. There needs to be 38 states to ratify (approve) this legislation so Congress can add it to the US Constitution. Currently, only 37 states have ratified it. It’s Women’s History Month and this is the...

We continue our interviews with inspirational women for Women’s History Month. Today our interview is with Nabila Mansoor, who is running for City Council District 2 in Sugar Land, Texas. Tune in to hear about Nabila’s policy platform and the latest political news happening at the Texas Legislature. Learn more about Nabila’s campaign here.   SHORTENED TRANSCRIPT OF THE INTERVIEW Why did you decide to run? I get that question a lot and I have...

In honor of Women’s History month, I will be interviewing inspirational women who have been fighting for various social justice causes or running for office. This week my interview is with Rabia Chaudry, the person who was the catalyst for the hit podcast Serial and is now the executive producer for the upcoming docuseries on HBO: The Case Against Adnan Syed. Tune in to hear updates on the status of Adnan Syed’s case, the injustices...

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