President Obama and the EPA recently took a bold step forward to act on climate change and protect public health by limiting carbon pollution from our country's existing power plants. That's not just a victory for the Latino community's stewardship of the Earth, it's literally a lifesaver.
One story risks being buried among all this other newsworthy stuff, and that is the vote which happened late last night in the House of Representatives.
Alec Baldwin sure is something else, isn't he? The man's antics are perfect examples of what a famous white actor can get away with. He benefits from ...
Even the best political analysts don't contemplate is the Latino vote. Should the Democratic Party decide to actively campaign for Latino votes, as Reid did in 2010, a November "Latino Surprise" will save the Democrats.
Eric Cantor, in an attempt to stay in the good graces of his base, has abdicated all responsibility to govern and has towed the tea party line to avoid a tough primary or losing his No. 2 position in the House.
As we enter a new election cycle, the important question is whether we as Latinos will leverage the full extent of our political power?
With immigration, everything begins and ends with family. Until we see a solution to the record-setting family separations, the Administration can expect to see demonstrators on their front step with heartbreaking stories.
Most Mexican-Americans who are involved in the political arena are familiar with this poem, because the poem says things that some people are afraid to say publicly. It is no wonder Corky was able to state these bold truths while staring his activism demons in the face -- he was a trained fighter.
Hearing President Obama's speech on the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, we are encouraged by the progress America has made to live up to its promise.
There is more to our past success--and failures--than simply getting more women, minorities and young people to the polls. Turnout doesn't exist in a vacuum, and demographics aren't destiny.
Only institutionalized racism can explain how 50 years after The Civil Rights act was signed, Texas Hispanic youth do not have equal access to culturally relevant courses.
Day by day, the list of Coloradans who support the freedom to marry has grown more and more diverse. The issue of marriage equality has fast become one that is bringing Latino communities and families together.
California Governor Jerry Brown has declared today as Cesar Chavez Day. Coincidentally, a new biopic about the labor rights activist was released last...
Very few taxpayers have ever heard of the Congressional Bed Mandate -- the quota that requires 34,000 undocumented immigrants be detained every single night -- but it's costing them five million dollars, each and every day.
For too many years, Congress and the Executive branch have failed to provide meaningful oversight of the Border Patrol and OSO to set standards for effective, rights-respecting enforcement.
To those of you who aspire to be leaders, remember: If you espouse these principles, if you're a brand 'ambassador,' if you're a spineless politician, if you're facilitating the misguidance, exploitation and destruction of your own, you're no leader. You're a fraud.