Opinion

Wrong Views on Puerto Rico Statehood Will Hurt GOP (OPINION)

The fact that Puerto Rico has a vast conservative electorate, and the grand majority of these voters support statehood, begs the question of why the GOP would even consider alienating a future constituency.

  • Oct 20, 2020
  • 2:33 PM

Azúcar Negra

Because who or what would the world be celebrating then? Not me.

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • 3:09 PM

Por nuestra patria: Why Boricuas Must Stand Up to Trump on Election Day (OPINION)

On November 3, we must make the choice that recognizes the humanity of Puerto Ricans and respects the pain of the last three years.

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • 11:53 AM

Safety and Fear During COVID-19: The Bubble of Misery

Right now, more than ever, we need to be empathetic to those around us.

  • Oct 16, 2020
  • 2:54 PM

With the Latinx Vote in Full Force, We Can Beat Trump in Florida (OPINION)

Florida is very much a winnable state for Joe Biden.

  • Oct 15, 2020
  • 2:54 PM

For Pandemic Pivot, Race Matters Too (OPINION)

Collectively, we can change the lived experience of people of color and immigrants.

  • Oct 15, 2020
  • 10:18 AM

Searching for Answers Three Years After Hurricane Maria (OPINION)

The need for answers is just as pressing as ever.

  • Oct 14, 2020
  • 5:36 PM

Trump’s Lies Are Killing My Community: He Needs to Go (OPINION)

As someone who came here from Colombia so many years ago in search of a better life, it’s painful to watch members of my own community suffer so acutely.

  • Oct 14, 2020
  • 1:30 PM

Hispanics Will Turn Texas Blue If Given a Chance

Contrary to stereotypes, Tejanos are not politically disengaged or conservative.

  • Oct 14, 2020
  • 11:17 AM

The Only Way to Solve Florida’s Voting Mess? Automatic Voter Registration (OPINION)

Being able to cast a vote is the most basic right in a democracy.

  • Oct 13, 2020
  • 4:30 PM

Our Vote Must Be Earned (OPINION)

Latinos can no longer be an afterthought.

  • Oct 13, 2020
  • 3:03 PM

What Does It Mean to Tell ‘Latino Stories’ in Hollywood? (OPINION)

Rep. Joaquin Castro has admirably called for more Latino representation in Hollywood, but what types of Latinos will be represented in this more diverse film industry?

  • Oct 9, 2020
  • 5:31 PM

5 Ways Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Could Threaten Latinos (OPINION)

Latinos need someone who will provide equal justice for all. Amy Coney Barrett is not that nominee.

  • Oct 9, 2020
  • 3:20 PM

The New ‘Operation Condor’ Is Here, and We Can’t Be Silent About It (OPINION)

We now face the same repression from our government in all the ways that we had historically perpetrated throughout the Americas.

  • Oct 9, 2020
  • 11:05 AM

A Bittersweet Hispanic Heritage Month (OPINION)

This year, we’re facing high COVID-19 infection rates, job losses, and voter suppression. But we are resilient.

  • Oct 8, 2020
  • 3:19 PM

Latinos Need to See Structural, Systemic Racism Right Now (OPINION)

Survey data show that Latinos are less likely than others to think about policing as a racial justice issue.

  • Oct 7, 2020
  • 4:55 PM

Cese al fuego: A Letter and the FARC’s Political Legacy

Until peacekeeping actors and Washington security “experts” can come to this realization and put adequate pressure on the Colombian government for developing meaningful, state-centered reform to mitigate poverty and inequality, peace will not be attained.

  • Oct 7, 2020
  • 11:51 AM

TPS Recipients Are Helping to Save the US Economy: It’s Time to Protect Them (OPINION)

The right thing to do is restore TPS and allow participants to remain in the country permanently.

  • Oct 6, 2020
  • 2:50 PM

Puerto Rican Electoral Might Will Not Be as Mighty Under Statehood (OPINION)

The phenomenon of Puerto Rican transnational political impact could be lost.

  • Oct 6, 2020
  • 12:36 PM

Why This Puerto Rican Is Struggling to Vote for Biden and the Democrats (OPINION)

I just don’t know if I can trust Biden to not go ahead with a statehood initiative.

  • Oct 5, 2020
  • 5:36 PM

To My Fellow White Latinx: It’s Time to Decline the ‘Get Out of Whiteness Card’ (OPINION)

These days, as the global repudiation of white supremacy grows stronger, I keep scratching my head at the number of fair-skinned, European-looking Latinx I know —of all political tendencies and both in the U.S. and in Latin America— who refuse to be called white.

  • Oct 5, 2020
  • 3:17 PM

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