Opinion

They Killed Me in Georgia

They killed that black boy down in Georgia —Ahmaud Arbery— because he was beautiful.

  • May 11, 2020
  • 11:02 AM

The Cost of Medical Marginalization: Undocumented Mothers and Health Access in the Time of COVID-19

Undocumented mothers are bridging the gap in care for their families, but they shouldn’t have to do it alone.

  • May 5, 2020
  • 4:34 PM

Wanda Vázquez and the COVID-19 Push to Destroy Press Freedom in Puerto Rico

Silencing of the press is concerning at any point in the life of a nation, but it is alarming in the middle of a pandemic and with an administration that puts its political and economic life over the safety of its own people, and in an election year.

  • May 3, 2020
  • 4:09 PM

Honduras y COVID-19: Tres verdades irrefutables, un nuevo paradigma y el futuro inevitable

El COVID-19 es el escenario perfecto para que en la miserable condición hondureña, el dictador elegido ilegalmente Juan Orlando Hernández y su sequito de corruptos.

  • May 1, 2020
  • 3:26 PM

Puerto Rico’s Government: On a Tight COVID-19 Rope

The U.S. territory’s governing body scrambles to gain the trust of its citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Apr 30, 2020
  • 5:30 PM

Decolonizing the Vaccine and the Rise of Holistic Healing (OPINION)

Everything has come full circle through a rebirth of a global community as we realize our need for one another by coexisting through love, compassion and mutual respect.

  • Apr 29, 2020
  • 3:53 PM

Stop Telling Chicago Public Schools Students They’re Falling Behind During the COVID-19 Pandemic

We’re living, teaching, and learning in a situation many of us never seriously imagined.

  • Apr 23, 2020
  • 12:14 PM

Meet the New Wanda, Same as the Old Wanda: On Puerto Rico and Its Continued Political Mediocrity

Puerto Rico governor Wanda Vázquez is handling the coronavirus crisis in the most Trumpian of ways—don’t pay attention to science and worry about your political survival instead. Despite an aggressive plan to install an island-wide lockdown that continues to this day and shows no sign of ending, Vázquez has become the latest in the line […]

  • Apr 22, 2020
  • 5:25 PM

The Bright Side of Plight (OPINION)

Thoughts as we limp through a global pandemic and the Second Great Depression.

  • Apr 21, 2020
  • 2:14 PM

Lives in Danger: How the Pandemic Affects Latin American Migrants (OPINION)

Migrants’ lives are depending on how well the U.S. responds to this crisis and how seriously the lives of minoritized communities are taken into consideration. Unfortunately, the U.S. does not have a good track record of this.

  • Apr 21, 2020
  • 1:07 PM

Stop Deporting COVID-19 (OPINION)

The truth is that our broken immigration system can’t handle the coronavirus.

  • Apr 20, 2020
  • 12:47 PM

The Government of Puerto Rico’s Main Strategies During COVID-19: Ineptitude, Misinformation and Secrecy (OPINION)

Competence, expertise, openness and honesty are all critical to build trust and credibility during a crisis. Unfortunately, the Puerto Rican government has failed at every single one of these during the COVID-19 emergency.

  • Apr 19, 2020
  • 10:46 AM

The Challenges of Learning From Home for Children of Immigrants

As we continue in our quarantine, we must ask ourselves:  How will school closures exacerbate educational inequalities for children of immigrants?

  • Apr 15, 2020
  • 5:12 PM

Systemic Inequities and Health Care Disparities in a Time of COVID-19 (OPINION)

The Bronx is now most susceptible to being ravaged, but the question is still on the table: Where is the plan for the Bronx?

  • Apr 15, 2020
  • 1:14 PM

The Long History of US Racism Against Asian Americans, From ‘Yellow Peril’ to ‘Model Minority’ to the ‘Chinese Virus’

In the United States, Asian Americans have long been considered as a threat to a nation that promoted a whites-only immigration policy.

  • Apr 13, 2020
  • 11:40 AM

Coronavirus: A Warning to Latin America and the Caribbean to Dramatically Increase COVID-19 Testing

We are among 250 population scientists and health specialists from around the globe who have issued a stark warning to countries in Latin America and the Caribbean: governments must increase COVID-19 testing in the region before it is too late.

  • Apr 13, 2020
  • 11:07 AM

A Dispatch From the City of Chelsea, a Latino-Majority Community at the Epicenter of Massachusetts’ COVID-19 Crisis

Chelsea is mighty, but it is also tiny and vulnerable: please don’t forget about us during these troubling times.

  • Apr 12, 2020
  • 2:28 PM

Not Me, Us (OPINION)

Through the Bernie Sanders campaign, hundreds of thousands of people opened their doors when socialists knocked and those doors cannot be closed again.

  • Apr 12, 2020
  • 10:28 AM

‘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

With DACA Hanging in the Balance, Immigrant Families Need Not Be Left Out (OPINION)

The Supreme Court must withhold a decision on DACA while the country —and the world— deals with the pandemic.

  • Apr 9, 2020
  • 2:38 PM

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