Estados Unidos

César Chávez: ni dinastía ni monarquía

04/02/2014 Gabriel Lerner

La inclusión de Chávez y su cargo nominal como la supuesta cara de la administración ante los latinos pretende ganarse para la Casa Blanca el aprecio de esta comunidad, sin pagar el precio ni mover un dedo por los intereses de la misma. […]

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Mexican Food in America

01/11/2014 Eric Valenzuela

Staying with grandma in the evenings she was always making chile rellenos or albondigas or chilaquiles (which remarkably has no chile) or something to that effect. […]


Marines learn about Afghanistan from the LA Police

01/11/2014 Uri Lerner

Using actual urban police to teach Marines so that they can train Afghan Police is an excellent and somewhat obvious idea. After-all, there is only so much a soldier in his early 20s can reasonably be expected know about reaching out to a community, especially one in a foreign nation. […]


Another crowned Queen joins the anti-LGBT dark side

01/11/2014 Jorge Amaro

We cannot allow our Golden State, which has some of the most comprehensive protections for LGBT people and minorities, to regress into a one with a climate of hostility and fear. The fight for full equality for all calls for our combined efforts in order to successfully stop Lozano, Verastegui and their anti-LGBT group from importing hate into our state. […]


Immigration Reform: a Voice of Reason

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato

This is the same climate in which President Obama and DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano just announced the “Si Se Puede” of their continued and increased support for one of the most heinous Bush-era immigration policies: […]


Sotomayor, Conservative Judge

01/09/2014 Gabriel Lerner

With Sotomayor on the bench Obama fulfills two promises; to put the first Latino and the third woman on the Supreme Court.
Maybe he is also putting a Conservative there. Or maybe I am wrong. […]


The Obama Vision: immigrant detention centers

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato

President Obama appears willing to maintain and even expand a system of immigrant prisons that civil and human rights organizations across the country and around the world have criticized for the subhuman conditions and deaths found in that system. […]


Lou Dobbs plays the victim

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato

Faced with a growing movement of communities demanding that CNN drop his program, Lou Dobbs responded Friday with one of his favorite postures: the victimized defender of American virtue. “They ask CNN to fire me because I oppose illegal immigration” said Dobbs. […]


Obama and the Freedom of the Press

01/09/2014 Aurelia Fierros

For the sake and the preservation of journalism, its media role should be understood as the watchdog of private, as well as public entities and officials, including its ability to denounce corruption and fraud when the occasion arises. […]


A Respond to Lou Dobbs’ Invitation

01/09/2014 Roberto Lovato

Dear Mr. Dobbs: Thank you for your invitation to appear tonight on the Lou Dobbs Show. I would be happy to accept under one condition: that alongside me appears CNN President Jon Klein as a participant in this important discussion. […]