Opinion

Of Caravans and ‘Criminals’

We have a legal obligation under international law to receive and process legitimate claims for asylum, and a moral obligation to remedy decades of nation-destroying.

  • Oct 26, 2018
  • 9:51 am

Black and Brown Unite Behind the Power of Laughter

Humor has deep philosophical meaning and liberating potential.

  • Oct 25, 2018
  • 6:18 pm

Democrats Can’t Count on Latinos to Swing the Midterms (OPINION)

This vote has always been more promise than reality.

  • Oct 24, 2018
  • 1:05 pm

Racism and Southern Politics: A Song Stuck on Repeat

I see and hear that voice of hate, and yet I will happily participate in the democratic process.

  • Oct 24, 2018
  • 11:19 am

Assistant Professor in the #Humanities

“I, as a woman of color, am seeking for the opportunity to teach under the umbrella of the Humanities, broadly speaking.”

  • Oct 23, 2018
  • 12:26 pm

Can the Census Ask if You’re a Citizen? What’s at Stake in Court Battles Over 2020 Census

If people don’t participate in the census, that could result in a less accurate population count.

  • Oct 23, 2018
  • 9:12 am

Andrew Gillum Clear Choice for Governor After Florida Debate (OPINION)

Floridians deserve a governor who has actual plans.

  • Oct 22, 2018
  • 2:56 pm

An Open Letter to the Phoenix Community: Daniel Valenzuela Cannot Be City’s Next Mayor

It brings us no pleasure to publicly oppose him.

  • Oct 22, 2018
  • 10:45 am

Republicans Have a Latino Problem

We find no evidence that Latino enthusiasm is down in this election.

  • Oct 19, 2018
  • 1:47 pm

Republicans Will Pay This November for Helping Make Trump’s Mass Deportation Fantasy Become Reality

Republicans in Congress had a choice to make too: either pass a clean Dream Act to protect immigrant youth or allow young people to be deported.

  • Oct 19, 2018
  • 9:19 am

On White Anxiety and the Fear of a ‘Migrant Caravan’

Today, a white other speaks. A particular white other.

  • Oct 18, 2018
  • 2:05 pm

Rick Scott Is Destroying Florida’s Environment (OPINION)

This is not the dystopian world of tomorrow. This is unfolding today right before our very eyes and it will continue to get worse if we don’t reverse course.

  • Oct 17, 2018
  • 2:49 pm

Argentina Bets 60 Percent Interest Rates and $50B International Bailout Will Revive Its Economy

Could Argentina’s latest crisis turn out differently than the others?

  • Oct 16, 2018
  • 9:10 am

Migrant Money Could Be Keeping Nicaragua’s Uprising Alive

Roughly 16 percent of the country’s population lives abroad. Their remittances, which last year totaled $1.4 billion, have fueled consumption and tempered political pressure on Ortega’s government to reduce poverty.

  • Oct 15, 2018
  • 11:53 am

Youth Living in Settlements at US Border Suffer Poverty and Lack of Health Care

Many small towns lack the most basic public services and utilities such as paved roads and adequate drainage.

  • Oct 15, 2018
  • 6:15 am

Brett Kavanaugh, #MeToo, Men of Color and the Racial Power Dynamic

I would humbly ask that white women in particular acknowledge the power dynamics that exist between them and men of color, and the full force of racial violence that stands ready behind them.

  • Oct 9, 2018
  • 9:21 am

Brown and Black Violence in South Los Angeles

The power struggle between both groups occurs daily in countless unreported transactions inside the community.

  • Oct 5, 2018
  • 11:00 am

Structural Disenfranchisement in US Territories Has Consequences

My hope is that the time has finally arrived to have a national conversation about the continued denial of voting rights to nearly four million Americans.

  • Oct 3, 2018
  • 3:37 pm

Dear Florida Puerto Ricans: Vote to Make the Impossible Happen

We need to start somewhere.

  • Oct 3, 2018
  • 9:28 am

Will Ricardo Rosselló Endorsement of Andrew Gillum Have Any Impact on Florida Elections? Probably Not

Local Puerto Ricans in Central Florida interviewed by Latino Rebels don’t seem to think the endorsement will help the Democratic hopeful.

  • Oct 2, 2018
  • 9:20 am

If Tyranny Is Law, Revolution Is Order (Don Pedro Albizu Campos)

The left is whimpering, hobbled by civility, and thinking voting is the only way.

  • Oct 1, 2018
  • 10:13 am