With the news that Italy’s next prime minister may be a right-wing Christian nationalist, American conservatives are hoping that similar politics — and an even more extreme leader — will come to power in the United States.
“Americans don’t know who Latinos are,” Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX) said during his remarks on Wednesday at the National Press Club about a new report by the Government Accountability Office. The report is the second installment of a deep dive into the decades-old dilemma of Latino representation in the media.
As was true in the 1970s, when the National Security Council gave its since-forgotten recommendation, is still true today: Puerto Rican decolonization and sovereignty are in the national, geopolitical, economic, and diplomatic interests of both Puerto Rico and the United States.
For the GOP, everything revolves around getting revenge and owning the libs, which is why, for many Republicans, exploiting human beings and using them as political pawns is no big deal.
In his new, vibrant, and urgent documentary, ‘My Imaginary Country,’ Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzmán returns to the streets of his native Santiago, where a second revolution is brewing, one without any leaders or ideologies, born out of the frustration of a people tired of being ignored and abused by the powers that be.
Even now that another hurricane has torn through the island, leaving its people in the dark and underwater, the “winners” of Puerto Rico still insist that the U.S. colony is better off begging for statehood than declaring its independence.
One of Reagan’s “accomplishments” was the introduction of trickle-down economics, which holds that tax cuts for the wealthy pay for themselves by expanding the economy, thus increasing government revenues. But 40 years of research have proven that this has never worked.
The popular image of political violence is that of a downtrodden revolutionary taking up arms against an oppressive government. But oftentimes the instigators of violent conflict are groups that were once in charge but have lost their power and status.
Monarchy and hereditary privilege have no place in a modern, democratic society. Now that Queen Elizabeth II is dead, it’s time to bury them.
Documentary filmmaker Juan Pablo González centers his first drama, ‘Dos estaciones,’ on an artisanal tequila distillery run by a 50-year-old woman (played by Teresa Sánchez) who is the last in her family line of tequila makers.
The fact that so many Americans, including liberals, support a pardon for Trump is further evidence that a lot of Americans aren’t interested in justice, unity, or “healing”—they’re just afraid.
A lot of people get married for reasons besides love. Love is not even at the top of everyone’s list when it comes to finding someone to date.