Sikivu Hutchinson: Banking on his bright-eyed, bushy-tailed persona and Latino heritage, Rubio’s brownface antics are offensive to millions of undocumented, working class people of color who see nothing but nativist anti-immigrant hysteria and capitalist greed oozing from the GOP’s platform.
Elections and Campaigns
Larry Wines: The failure of the Corinthian/Everest empire is a tragedy for those 16,000 students who are left holding the bag to repay student loans for classes and programs they cannot complete – and that they must repay without the benefit of the education they sought to be qualified for better-paying jobs.
Charles Hayes: Because of our aging population, we are facing an economic and human needs train wreck of epic proportions.
Dyson vs. West: Black ‘leaders’ have never agreed on everything – and that’s OK an’t we all just get along? Better yet, when it comes to black intellectuals, can’t we agree to disagree? After all, it’s not as if black leaders and thinkers always have agreed on everything. In an extensive essay in The New […]
Alvaro Huerta: If migration is certain and constant, why do so many Americans and their leaders, particularly conservatives, fuss about Latino immigration to the United States?
Richard Wolff: Governors in the US now increasingly attack state employees, their unions and pensions as if they, rather than the crisis, had suddenly become the economic problem.