Politics

Julián Castro on His Plans to Run for President in 2020 and the Use of the Word ‘Radical’

“We’re going to make sure that we’re doing our part to push back because there’s no way in hell that we’re going to have this country go down the path that this President is taking us down,” the former HUD secretary told Maria Hinojosa

  • Oct 18, 2018
  • 11:48 am

Texas Latino Voters Still Being Ignored Three Weeks Out From Election 2018

Despite placing high importance on upcoming elections, new polling shows that a majority of Texas Latino voters have yet to be contacted by a campaign or candidate.

  • Oct 17, 2018
  • 3:38 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

We Are Texas: An Analysis of Young Latino Voters in the Lone Star State

“The health of our democracy and state hinges on an active and engaged citizenry.”

  • Oct 17, 2018
  • 11:55 am

An LGBTQ Victory in Trinidad and Tobago (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: October 16, 2018

  • Oct 16, 2018
  • 9:22 am

Pew Report: Despite Record Number of Latino Voters, Turnout in Midterm Elections Still Declining

“In 2014, the turnout rate among Latino eligible voters dropped to a record low of 27%.”

  • Oct 15, 2018
  • 2:57 pm

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

Don’t Forget About Honduras (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: October 14, 2018

  • Oct 14, 2018
  • 4:21 pm

Immigration Will Drive Latino Voting This November

Perhaps one of the more contentious aspects of U.S. politics is securing the 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexico border.

  • Oct 12, 2018
  • 11:59 am

Supreme Court Denies Review, Federal Officials Defend Disenfranchisement in U.S. Territories Before Human Rights Commission

“Absent full enjoyment of the right to vote, Americans in the territories are too easily ignored by all three branches of the federal government,” Neil Weare of Equally American said.

  • Oct 10, 2018
  • 1:03 pm

Nearly 1 in 4 Latino Registered Voters View Protecting Immigrant Rights as Top Issue in Election 2018

Results show Latinos are ready to make their voices heard in upcoming elections, but consistent and sustained engagement from parties and campaigns still an ongoing problem.

  • Oct 9, 2018
  • 11:26 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

Sahara Libre: The Fight for Independence in Western Sahara (PODCAST)

Latino Rebels Radio: October 8, 2018

  • Oct 8, 2018
  • 11:37 am

Bolsonaro Snatches First Round of Brazil’s Presidential Elections

The right-wing candidate will have to face a runoff on October 28 against his opponent, Fernando Haddad, from the Worker’s Party.

  • Oct 8, 2018
  • 10:57 am

The 50th Anniversary of the Tlatelolco Massacre: A Photo Essay

One popular chant during the march was “We are not one, we are not one hundred. Stupid government, count us correctly.”

  • Oct 5, 2018
  • 11:17 am

The Immigrant Woman Who Confronted Senator Flake

In this interview, we learn about why Ana María Archila immigrated to the United States, what inspired her to become an activist and why she actually had been preparing for her elevator moment for a long time.

  • Oct 3, 2018
  • 3:54 pm

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

IG Report: ‘DHS Was Not Fully Prepared to Implement the Administration’s Zero Tolerance Policy’

“DHS also struggled to identify, track, and reunify families separated under Zero Tolerance due to limitations with its information technology systems, including a lack of integration between systems.”

  • Oct 3, 2018
  • 10:02 am

Read the Inspector General Report That Discovered Nooses in an Immigration Detention Jail

One detainee told us, “I’ve seen a few attempted suicides using the braided sheets by the vents and then the guards laugh at them and call them ‘suicide failures’ once they are back from medical.”

  • Oct 3, 2018
  • 9:49 am

Dear Florida Puerto Ricans: Vote to Make the Impossible Happen

We need to start somewhere.

  • Oct 3, 2018
  • 9:28 am