November 21, 2016
Nativism and anti-Latino fervor among media and political voices in the United States paved the way for Trump’s ascendance by scapegoating Latinos for the economic difficulties of white working class people and the perceived failure of democracy.
March 16, 2016
We write out of our shared concern over the current Zika virus epidemic in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean in the hopes of making useful interventions. Because of Zika’s adverse effect on fetal development and potential link to Guillan-Barré syndrome, the virus poses serious concerns for public health.
March 23, 2015
—Tanya Maria Golash-Boza [This article was originally published on CounterPunch.] Comprehensive immigration reform, it seems, is no longer on the political agenda. It is incumbent upon us (by us I… READ MORE
March 2, 2015
—Brett Hendrickson What do Lindsay Lohan, Sting, and hundreds of Brooklyn hipsters have in common besides their glowing personalities? They all sing the praises of ayahuasca, a hallucinogenic and psychedelic… READ MORE
January 22, 2015
—Leah M. Sarat About every six months or so, a news story emerges about an unlikely ecotourism event in Mexico: a border-crossing simulation that invites visitors to step into the… READ MORE
May 29, 2014
Since its publication in 1971, Open Veins of Latin America has been translated into more than a dozen languages and has sold more than a million copies. Written by Uruguayan journalist Eduardo… READ MORE
September 24, 2013
Earlier this month, the NYT’s “Room for Debate” blog featured a thoughtful discussion on the Miss America pageant and its role in today’s society. Now that this year’s pageant is… READ MORE
April 23, 2013
—Ediberto Román and Bobby Joe Bracy [This post originally appeared on the Latinovations blog. Read it here.] After decades of inaction, this week’s unveiling of the Senate’s “Gang of Eight”… READ MORE