Javier González

Why Latinos Keep Getting Left Out of Democratic Politics (OPINION)

Exclusivity is a powerful word and an even more powerful experience. As people of color in America, we learn about exclusion early on.

  • Sep 28, 2020
  • 5:25 PM

A todos los trabajadores valiosos

No dejes que otros lo pregunten por ti —exige tu valor— porque ahora no te pueden poner a un lado.

  • May 1, 2020
  • 1:58 PM

‘Et tu, Brute’: The Racist Double Standard in LA County Politics (OPINION)

The latest feud between the Board and the Sheriff proves it.

  • Apr 10, 2020
  • 3:28 PM

25 Years After Prop 187: They Are Still Winning (OPINION)

Across California, commemorations, forums, and panels have recently discussed the 25-year impact of the state’s infamous anti-immigrant Proposition 187 measure. I myself regret not being fully prepared to reflect on the timely anniversary. Instead, I am left to react to the commemorations of others, mostly those led by the mainstream media interviewing Latino politicians and […]

  • Nov 18, 2019
  • 12:24 PM

Latinos Don’t Vote, But Why Should They?

Don’t ask why Latinos don’t vote. Ask why should they.

  • Sep 13, 2015
  • 9:59 AM

Back Pay for Back-to-School

Los Angeles has the money to provide a decent education to each child, if you know where to look

  • Aug 24, 2015
  • 10:00 AM

Totally Bad Recall: Social Security Totalization and Deferred Action

Social Security Totalization sounds bad, perhaps angry even, as though Arnold Schwarzenegger will go back in time to destroy a computer that records how much we will each earn when we are old and wrinkly. But it is actually a very appealing concept. In short, Social Security Totalization is a set of agreements between nations […]

  • Jan 14, 2015
  • 11:29 AM

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