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Art Imitating Life: Will Ferrell's "The Campaign" and Presidential Elections

Sofia Aguilar | Posted 11.24.2012 | Latino Voices
Sofia Aguilar

The Republican campaign is a mess, the Mexican campaign was a mess, when the media manipulates the audiences they make a mess, but I'll just say that unlike Mexico, the voters in the United States still have a choice.

Mitt Romney Really Wishes He Were Mexican!

Mamas Latinas | Posted 11.13.2012 | Latino Voices
Mamas Latinas

Did you know Mitt Romney has ties to Mexico? His great-grandfather, Miles Park Romney, moved to Mexico in 1885 because he had multiple wives (as Mormon law then permitted) and wanted to escape the anti-polygamy laws in the United States.

Luke Johnson

Voters Have Wildly Different Experiences Trying To Get The Right ID | Luke Johnson | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

Opponents of Pennsylvania's voter ID law seemed to have gained a powerful new ally on Tuesday: CNBC's Jim Cramer. The indefatigable stock market a...

77 Years Later, Social Security Remains Vital for All Americans

National Council of La Raza | Posted 10.20.2012 | Latino Voices
National Council of La Raza

Paul Ryan, Senator Alan Simpson and former white house staffer Erskine Bowles argue that we should slash middle class benefits, raise the retirement age, and cut cost-of-living protections that would hurt the lowest-income seniors

How to Court the Latino Voter: Offer Real Solutions on Education

Sylvia Puente | Posted 09.19.2012 | Latino Voices
Sylvia Puente

In today's hyper-partisan climate of deep divides between the red and the blue, both parties seem to find common ground on one issue: Our schools are failing too many of our students.

Solving Puerto Rico's Socioeconomic Crisis Will Take a Generation: A Call to Puerto Rican Millenials

Miguel Columna | Posted 09.11.2012 | Latino Voices
Miguel Columna

It is obvious to our generation that Puerto Rico is in dire need of similar innovative and evidence-based models and programs to start tackling the current unprecedented socioeconomic crisis.

Two Americans: Two Citizens Face to Face at Each End of the Immigration Debate

Eduardo Barraza | Posted 09.09.2012 | Latino Voices
Eduardo Barraza

The film seeks to highlight that while two Americans have the same birth rights granted in the U.S. Constitution, the younger one finds herself in a devastating predicament when her undocumented parents are incarcerated.

Latinos: An Obvious but Ignored Golden Nugget for Market Growth

Lili Gil | Posted 10.14.2011 | Latino Voices
Lili Gil

According to the U.S. Census, the Latino population grew by 43% from 2000 to 2010. What are American companies doing to market to this growing demographic?

Our Ladder of Opportunity

Sec. Hilda Solis | Posted 10.10.2011 | Latino Voices
Sec. Hilda Solis

As the country's first Latina Labor Secretary, I appreciate both how far our community has come and how far we still have to go. Latinos come from a heritage of hard work, but our great work ethic will only flourish if we have the qualifications for job openings where we can apply it.

A Multifaceted Path

Mirla Gonzalez | Posted 10.10.2011 | College
Mirla Gonzalez

Although I had a life plan bound for a career in medicine, I learned that a liberal arts education is about being open to new ideas and experiences.

Amanda Terkel

Democrats Target Latino Voters With New Spanish-Language Ad | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic National Committee is out with a new Spanish-language ad meant to reinforce the party's appeal to Latinos and counter a s...