Opinion

OPINION: Fighting Against Climate Change Is Advocating for Our Kids’ Future

What can I do to keep my children safe and healthy? What can I do to protect them?

  • May 14, 2021
  • 12:54 PM

Protests by Palestinian Citizens in Israel Signal Growing Sense of a Common Struggle

In towns across Israel, another important —and underreported— development is taking place. And it could change how we talk about Palestinians and Israelis.

  • May 14, 2021
  • 11:50 AM

OPINION: All Colombians Must Unite and Fight for the Legitimate Right to Protest

Until we all access these basic rights, la protesta y la lucha no deben de parar.

  • May 13, 2021
  • 4:10 PM

OPINION: The Unsung Power of DREAMer Entrepreneurs  

As an undocumented immigrant, becoming my own boss was a necessity.

  • May 12, 2021
  • 11:18 AM

OPINION: The Puerto Rico Self-Determination Act Is a Legislative Proposal Shrouded in Mendacity

Contrary to the arguments of some mainland elected officials of Puerto Rican descent, the Self-Determination Act confuses, complicates and delays approval of an honest self-determination process for Puerto Rico.

  • May 11, 2021
  • 5:21 PM

OPINION: New Mexico Leading the Nation on Early Childhood Education

This legislative victory shows that elections are crucial to pushing for social change.

  • May 7, 2021
  • 1:52 PM

OPINION: Machismo in Puerto Rico Kills

Such an ignorant mentality has now led to a deadly epidemic on the island.

  • May 5, 2021
  • 4:10 PM

OPINION: Texas Hispanic Population Growth Signals the Political Future of State

Texas can’t afford another 10 years of blatant injustice, and voters of color can’t afford to lose another 10 years of their rightful share of political power.

  • May 3, 2021
  • 2:19 PM

OPINION: With the Death of Keishla Rodríguez, Boxer Félix Verdejo Is Failure of a Man

The need to do better as a society is a grand understatement.

  • May 3, 2021
  • 9:39 AM

OPINION: Self-Determination for Puerto Rico With Less American Authority

A true self-determination process allows the people of Puerto Rico to freely determine their political future and pursue their economic, social and cultural development by regulating their own commerce with foreign nations and among other states and by creating laws for the general welfare.

  • Apr 29, 2021
  • 3:27 PM

OPINION: We Must Think About Vaccine Trust From the Perspectives of Undocumented Migrants

Misinformation and historical trauma make it less likely for undocumented communities and families in mixed-status households to trust the vaccine and any record-keeping around it.

  • Apr 29, 2021
  • 1:44 PM

OPINION: 600 Crosses

Who were these brave women and men?

  • Apr 28, 2021
  • 1:48 PM

OPINION: We Can’t Talk About Adam Toledo Without Talking About 7th Grade

I want to talk about what it means to be a 7th grader. Adam Toledo attended 7th grade.

  • Apr 27, 2021
  • 9:46 AM

OPINION: This Time, at Least, the System Got It Right

It was the only logical and moral conclusion, and still it seemed almost unimaginable.

  • Apr 26, 2021
  • 5:42 PM

OPINION: What Just Happened at the Academy Awards?

I’m not willing to say it was a bad night for the Latinx community.

  • Apr 26, 2021
  • 5:13 PM

OPINION: I Will Never Watch the Killings of Black and Brown Children

Why do these videos continue to be released to the public, as if the word of a witness, mother, or father isn’t enough?

  • Apr 26, 2021
  • 12:23 PM

Reflections From Chicago, 4 Weeks After the Death of Adam Toledo

Police are not preventing crime in Chicago—they’re perpetuating violence.

  • Apr 25, 2021
  • 3:41 PM

OPINION: We Can’t Build Back Better Without Water

We live in a country scarred by separate and unequal access to safe and affordable drinking water. It’s a direct legacy of racial injustice, redlining and disinvestment in communities of color.

  • Apr 20, 2021
  • 2:49 PM

OPINION: On Adam Toledo and Guns

This is where we are.

  • Apr 19, 2021
  • 8:59 AM

OPINION: The Killing of Adam Toledo and the Torture of Caron Nazario

The killing of Toledo and the assault on Nazario are just the latest examples of the extent of state-sponsored violence against Latinos.

  • Apr 17, 2021
  • 2:26 PM

OPINION: One Reason Unions Lose? Leadership Does Not Reflect the Membership

What does it mean that over 80% of labor unions in the U.S. are led exclusively by white people?

  • Apr 16, 2021
  • 4:17 PM

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