Tony Diaz

Poetry Doesn’t Make Money

That sentence is intended to sentence our senses to cents. Yet, we hear it all the time.

  • Dec 12, 2018
  • 2:55 pm

The Era of Cultural Accelerators

The time is now.

  • Dec 6, 2018
  • 4:01 pm

How Beto Did It (OPINION)

I am more comfortable talking about this the day of the election because there is little the Ted Cruz campaign can do to respond.

  • Nov 6, 2018
  • 10:56 am

Tejano Boots Are Marching… y estas botas votan

Politico recently ran a piece called “Hispanics Won’t Turn Texas Blue.” File it under the category of essays I call “Too Little, Too Soon.” These types of essays have three goals: Convince Latinos that their vote does not matter. Convince Republicans that they are doing better then miserable with Latinos. Dissuade Democrats from doing more to […]

  • Oct 11, 2014
  • 1:07 pm

The Librotraficante Oppression Detection Kit

California. Proposition 187. Pete Wilson. Arizona. HB2811. Jan Brewer. Texas. HB1938. Giovanni Capriglione. Texas. SB1128. Dan Patrick. The Librotraficante Movement is thrilled to announce that America can erase the last two entries from the above list of oppressive laws attacking our culture. Texas Republican Senator Dan Patrick introduced SB1128, and Texas Republican House of Representative […]

  • May 15, 2013
  • 10:15 am

Librotraficantes. Latino Rebels. Zapata’s Disciples.

Editor's Note: We are proud to call Tony Diaz, the Librotraficante, a key member of the Latino Rebels familia. I was recently knighted. I didn’t fully understand what was happening at the time as I flew to New York. But I did know that we were making history. All around the nation Librotraficantes convened, on […]

  • Nov 15, 2012
  • 10:02 am