Stories by Celisa Calacal

Celisa Calacal is a junior writing fellow for AlterNet. She is a senior journalism major and legal studies minor at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. Previously she worked at ThinkProgress and served as an editor for Ithaca College's student newspaper. Follow her at @celisa_mia. subscribe to Celisa Calacal's feed

Posted on: Jun 24, 2017, Source: AlterNet

An archaic state law says a woman cannot revoke consent once intercourse has begun.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Another old tradition that belongs in the dustbin of history.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Only the corporate elite could have devised an exercise this spectacularly tone-deaf.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Filed by the ACLU of D.C., the lawsuit says police officers made unconstitutional arrests and used excessive force against demonstrators.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Shmuel Eliyahu has a long history of hate speech.

Posted on: Jun 21, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Her indictment signifies a dangerous shift toward criminalizing protesters.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Activists compare it to Trump's proposed construction along the Mexican border.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Heat waves caused by climate change are growing hotter and deadlier.

Posted on: Jun 19, 2017, Source: AlterNet

More holes in the safety net if Trump's budget cuts are enacted.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2017, Source: AlterNet

When police officers recklessly shoot civilians, they are contributing to gun violence.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2017, Source: AlterNet

None could explain the specifics of the legislation or even what it aims to achieve.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

After the shooting at a ball field in Virginia, lawmakers are repeating NRA talking points.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2017, Source: AlterNet

"We regret and apologize for the pain and confusion that we created."

Posted on: Jun 13, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Ignore the narrative that Trump is a bumbling idiot: Very bad things are happening, with more to come.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. government has secretly been upgrading its secret bunker to protect Washington officials.

Posted on: Jun 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Sponsor ditches play depicting Trump's assassination, but has no qualms about funding Dakota Access Pipeline.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Labour Party candidates won 63 percent of young voters in the UK election.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The lack of diversity in upper levels of corporate America in 2017 is shocking.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2017, Source: AlterNet

The tribe was awarded $250,000 to support its movement toward sustainable energy.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Florida is one of the easiest states in which to buy a gun.

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