Aaron E. Sanchez

THE LIBERATOR and the Continued Myths of This Nation’s Founding (OPINION)

Netflix’s new show The Liberator is yet another chapter in a larger attempt to make World War II the new multicultural founding myth of the nation.

  • Dec 2, 2020
  • 4:58 PM

The Befuddling State of Mexican American Male Politics in the Age of Trump (OPINION)

While a new ad has thousands of likes and could be very effective, the reprisal of the Pachuco character by Edward James Olmos is contradictory.

  • Oct 21, 2020
  • 9:29 AM

‘Latinx’ and the History of Shifting Terms (OPINION)

Communities creating, debating, and adopting new labels is not a new phenomenon.

  • Aug 19, 2020
  • 12:49 PM

The Real Health Cost of Living in a Deportation State

Public health researchers and sociologists are showing that living in a deportation state has a real health cost that is being disproportionately paid by citizen children.

  • May 3, 2018
  • 9:12 AM

Of Book Reports and Border Walls

Trumpism could not have succeeded with Latino invisibility.

  • Nov 7, 2016
  • 3:36 PM

Latinos in the Crossfire of an Internal GOP Civil War

Trump’s triumphant primary victory and general-election flameout points to a growing divide in the Republican Party.

  • Sep 22, 2016
  • 2:03 PM

Sanders’ Promises and Problems

“The problem is not with Sanders’ economic message, but with his political plan, or in some cases the lack thereof.”

  • Apr 13, 2016
  • 10:51 AM

The Talk of the Brown

How a lack of Latino writers at the New Yorker and other media outlets shapes coverage of Latinos.

  • Mar 7, 2016
  • 10:43 AM

Latino Appointments, Endorsements, and the Changing Political Establishment

A recap of which campaigns have hired on which Latino organizers, and which Latino politicians and celebrities have made endorsements so far.

  • Feb 12, 2016
  • 9:59 AM

Martin O’Malley’s Lost Message to Latinos

Is Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley the unfortunate victim of the lack of Hispandering by his campaign?

  • Jan 26, 2016
  • 11:23 AM

From the Frontline of Hillary’s Hispandering

Aaron Sanchez teaches at the community college in Dallas where, earlier this week, Hillary Clinton delivered a generic stump speech to a heavily Latino working-class crowd.

  • Nov 20, 2015
  • 10:27 AM

Emigrated Mexico and Enslaved Mexico

September 16 marked the anniversary of Mexican independence. But after over 200 years, Mexico still isn’t free

  • Sep 25, 2015
  • 10:30 AM

In American Politics, Se Habla Español

Latinos are receiving increasing attention in American politics. Candidates and their campaigns must decide how best to reach out to this growing community. Trump has chosen to double-down on anti-Mexican rhetoric, but other candidates have chosen another language altogether. Democrats and Republicans alike have chosen to address Latinos in Spanish. Hillary Clinton tweeted how to say “Go […]

  • Aug 12, 2015
  • 9:00 AM

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