Opinion

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

Restoring Democracy During the Pandemic Requires a Modernized Approach to Activate Voters (OPINION)

In order to claim our standing as a true democracy, we must create an inclusive political system by educating and engaging the population of voters who have been historically excluded from political conversations and electoral decisions.

  • Oct 1, 2020
  • 12:46 PM

ICE Detainees’ Alleged Hysterectomies Recall a Long History of Forced Sterilizations

Sadly, this treatment of Latina, Indigenous and Black women is nothing new. The U.S. has a long history of forcibly sterilizing women from these communities.

  • Sep 30, 2020
  • 11:59 AM

Texas-Sized Opportunities: An Update

Here at Latino Decisions, we believe the shifting demography of the Lone Star State will bear upon the presidential results in Texas in ways not seen since Ronald Reagan’s 1984 re-election.

  • Sep 29, 2020
  • 2:37 PM

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

Trump Is Courting Florida Cubans, But His Past Words Are a Loud Warning (OPINION)

There is nothing inconsistent about Trump’s relationship with an older generation of largely conservative, mostly white Cubans.

  • Sep 28, 2020
  • 11:54 AM

Movimiento Victoria Ciudadana (MVC): ¿Cambio político o reproducción de la colonia?

¿Representa el MVC el cambio político al cual apuestan muchos de sus integrantes, o es una reproducción inevitable del coloniaje?

  • Sep 25, 2020
  • 3:14 PM

The Puerto Rican Statehooder Attack on the Democratic Party (OPINION)

Does the DNC want to associate itself with such corrupt politicians and illegal activities?

  • Sep 25, 2020
  • 9:56 AM

Latinx vs. Community Disorganizers

Let me make something clear: our community does not need to pick one identity label so that others can more easily Google us. Society must profoundly imagine us more.

  • Sep 23, 2020
  • 11:40 AM

El cambio climático: Cómo despertar al ‘gigante dormido’ (OPINIÓN)

Un sondeo realizado por Climate Power 2020 en julio mostró que un 77 por ciento de los votantes latinos apoyan un mensaje osado para luchar contra la crisis climática.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 6:25 PM

Why Some Latinos Support Trump, and Why They Shouldn’t (OPINION)

Latinos have worked too hard and come too far as a people to let a master charlatan intent on usurping our democracy steal our destiny.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 3:34 PM

Examining Dominican Anti-Blackness During a Summer of Protest

Global protests against racial injustice came on the heels of the pandemic, and Dominicans are now being publicly confronted with their Blackness.

  • Sep 22, 2020
  • 2:50 PM

Hispanic Heritage Month Doesn’t Have to be Controversial (OPINION)

During Hispanic Heritage Month, our communities’ contributions throughout American history are widely ignored while voices decrying the month dominate the conversation.

  • Sep 21, 2020
  • 4:24 PM

The Inhumane Treatment of Migrants in Detention Centers Must Stop Now (OPINION)

If it took a whistleblower for the public to know about these brutal hysterectomies, what else don’t we know?

  • Sep 21, 2020
  • 3:56 PM

Waking Up the ‘Sleeping Giant’ Starts With Climate Change (OPINION)

A poll conducted by Climate Power 2020 in July showed that an overwhelming 77 percent of Latino voters support a message of bold climate action to fight the climate crisis.

  • Sep 21, 2020
  • 11:45 AM

The Biden Campaign Still Has ‘Work to Do’ With Latinos: Will It Happen? (OPINION)

The reality is that the Biden campaign has been struggling to connect with Latino voters ever since he announced his intent to run.

  • Sep 21, 2020
  • 8:37 AM

Latinos Aren’t One Thing, We Never Were: So Why Do Every Four Years Are We Treated Like That? (OPINION)

We are large, diverse, contradictory. The country has never taken the opportunity to get to know us. Perhaps that’s why they keep asking the same stupid questions. 

  • Sep 18, 2020
  • 3:36 PM

Are Democrats Going to Let the Latino Vote Slip… Once Again? (OPINION)

It’s time to stop shaming anyone who poses constructive criticism to the Democratic Party’s outreach strategy, especially when its people of color raising the red flags.

  • Sep 17, 2020
  • 12:44 PM

Fighting GMO Corn, for Mexico’s Soul

Screams have a powerful place in Mexican history.

  • Sep 16, 2020
  • 11:59 AM

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