Pilar Marrero: Mitt Romney continues to overwhelmingly lose the Latino vote and has low levels of favorability among the majority of the Latino electorate.
Pilar Marrero is a journalist who for 25 years has extensively covered city government, immigration, and state and national politics. A senior reporter for La Opinión, she is a regular commentator for radio and television in both Spanish and English media. She also teaches journalism courses at UCLA Extension. She is writing a book about how USA's immigration policy is undermining its economic future and national principles, which will be published in the spring of 2012.
Pilar Marrero: Moral issues rank very low in Latino Voter’s minds when making a voting decision while issues like the economy, jobs, taxes and minimum wage are far more important, a new poll released today shows. That finding totally contradicts the famous Ronald Reagan belief, said in the eighties, that “Hispanics are Republicans. They just don’t know it yet.”
Charles Hayes: What 42 makes crystal clear is how shallow and superficial the strain of contempt is that enables and sustains racism as prejudice is handed down from one generation to the next.
Walter Moss: What unites us, as it did the early Progressives, is resistance to–in John Muir’s memorable phrase–“trying to make everything dollarable.”