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Latinx Students Going to College or Not (OPINION)

It’s time we take action to close the gaps in education, income, and wealth, and being able to successfully navigate the post-high-school years through financial literacy is an important step toward that goal.

  • Oct 21, 2021
  • 2:15 PM

Latinas Demand Equal Pay Now (OPINION)

Latinas are economic powerhouses who drive almost two trillion dollars in Hispanic purchasing power. If we can close the pay gap, we will be investing in an energized, resourceful and powerful segment of our population capable of fueling our economy forward.

  • Oct 21, 2021
  • 12:54 PM

Latina Equal Pay Day: How Trans Latinas With Disabilities Are Silenced and Ignored (OPINION)

Latina trans women face some of the worst workplace discrimination, with 38 percent of Latina trans women and 20 percent of nonbinary Latines reporting being fired, denied promotion, and/or not hired in the past year because of their identities.

  • Oct 21, 2021
  • 11:12 AM

Family Roots and Advocacy in 1940s Mexico (ESSAY)

My great-grandfather’s story has long inspired my own activism for victims of violence, as well as migrant rights and farmworkers. May we all have the courage to advocate as he did so many years ago.

  • Oct 19, 2021
  • 11:39 AM

My Puerto Rican Grandma Was a Silent Trailblazer (ESSAY)

Elsie persisted but slowly became self-conscious of her ethnicity, often telling people she was Italian instead of Puerto Rican. She remained strong through her adult years as she supported her husband and daughter, becoming the breadwinner.

  • Oct 15, 2021
  • 1:14 PM

Latinos Need to Demand Environmental Justice (OPINION)

Given that 15 percent of Latinos live within 10 miles of a power plant, we are three times more likely to be negatively affected by air pollution. Time to call on Congress to improve environmental conditions for all, particularly the Latino community.

  • Oct 15, 2021
  • 10:07 AM

Hispanic Heritage Month Needs to Escape Its American Traits (OPINION)

Until we can unbind Hispanic Heritage Month from its individualistic, capitalistic, and racist traits, it will continue to fail the Latinx community.

  • Oct 14, 2021
  • 4:43 PM

Book Review and Excerpt: ‘Asylum for Sale: Profit and Protest in the Migration Industry’

What do refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants have to say about their own experiences? 

  • Oct 14, 2021
  • 3:25 PM

Pandemic Threatens Latinx’s Normally Low Rate of Suicide (OPINION)

Fresh off the heels of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in September, and as National Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close on Friday, now is an appropriate time to examine the intersection of Latinx and suicide.

  • Oct 14, 2021
  • 11:07 AM

OPINION: Let’s Celebrate Latinx Entrepreneurship

There is great potential for Latinx entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley and beyond, if only they were adequately supported by banks, angel investors, venture capitalists, and their own community.

  • Oct 12, 2021
  • 11:47 AM

OPINION: Time to End Gun Violence Plaguing Latinx Communities

While Latinx people are disproportionately affected by the gun violence crisis, we are also on the front lines of ending it.

  • Oct 7, 2021
  • 5:26 PM

OPINION: COVID and Latinx Homelessness in Los Angeles

Time will tell if Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s homeless programs will live up to expectations. But many Angelenos like myself believe these programs are not enough.

  • Oct 7, 2021
  • 10:41 AM

OPINION: The Racist Treatment of Haitian Migrants and Other Immigrants of Color Must End

Border Patrol whipping Haitian migrants brings to mind our sordid history of racist immigration polices based on public health concerns. It’s time for a change.

  • Oct 6, 2021
  • 6:23 PM

OPINION: Time for Congress to Give Hispanic Seniors the Care They Need

Hispanic seniors need care, support and resources to age in dignity. Now it’s time for Congress to help them.

  • Oct 6, 2021
  • 3:00 PM

OPINION: Without In-Home Care, I Don’t Know How I’ll Continue Caring for My Grandmother

President Biden’s proposal for home care would invest billions into the home- and community-based care industry to raise caregivers’ wages, improve training, and increase the supply of caregivers.

  • Sep 30, 2021
  • 5:52 PM

OPINION: The Time for a Pathway to Citizenship Is Right Now

It is the moment to acknowledge the hard sacrifices essential workers have been making before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what is morally required for us to live up to our ideals as Americans.

  • Sep 22, 2021
  • 4:55 PM

OPINION: Biden-Harris Justice Department Embraces Racist Insular Cases

One week after members of Congress called on the Biden-Harris Department of Justice to condemn the racist Insular Cases, the Department has instead doubled down to argue based on the Insular Cases that people born in U.S. territories have no constitutional right to U.S. citizenship.

  • Sep 17, 2021
  • 8:53 AM

OPINIÓN: Es hora de que todos nuestros congresistas y senadores apoyen a los inmigrantes

Cada decisión que nuestros legisladores toman nos afecta a todos, independientemente de estatus

  • Sep 1, 2021
  • 3:16 PM

OPINION: Drug Policing Is (And Always Has Been) Rooted in Anti-Blackness

Racist enforcement practices are at the very root of drug policing, which disproportionately targets poor and nonwhite communities.

  • Aug 19, 2021
  • 6:00 AM

Colombia’s Tax Reform Reveals the Hidden Power of Credit Agencies Throughout the Americas

“Credit rating agencies try to have a qualitative and scientific vision for rating sovereign debt,” Giovanni Rodríguez of Colombia’s National University told Latino Rebels. “They have very practical methodologies which are easy to follow. But in the end. these agencies, far from making objective ratings, use ratings that are based in political and subjective logic.”

  • Aug 10, 2021
  • 1:56 PM

In the Midst of the Delta Variant Surge, a Cautious Ray of Hope With the Decline of Latino COVID-19 Deaths

Despite much darkness and gloom regarding the massive loss of Latino lives and the recent surge of the Delta variant, there is a ray of hope.

  • Jul 27, 2021
  • 3:10 PM

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