If the goal of the Affordable Care Act is to provide affordable health care, it must be expanded to cover everyone, regardless of immigration status.
Whenever there is an uprising in the US, public figures condemn "violent protests." However, condemnation without understanding will only feed the current rage.
David Kristjanson-Gural is associate professor of economics and senior fellow of the Social Justice College at Bucknell University. His writing appears in the LA Progressive, Commondreams.org, the Williamsport Guardian and the Daily Item. He is a member of the Spilling Ink Writers' Collective.