Washington, DC – Across the ideological spectrum, columnists and political observers are coming to the conclusion that Donald Trump is a radical demagogue, advancing noxious and dangerous ideas.  With Trump’s fellow Republican contenders either following the anti-immigrant course Trump has charted or too timid to sufficiently confront and denounce... Continue »
Donald Trump’s nativist campaign for President has drawn the ire of one of the world’s most famous Latinos (and American citizen). In an op-ed published by Univision in Spanish and translated by Billboard in English, entertainer Ricky Martin slammed the Trump campaign as “racist” and “xenophobic,” after the leading Republican candidate threw Univision... Continue »
In Boston, two Donald Trump fans brutally assault a Latino man, leaving him with a broken nose and covered in their urine. In Iowa, another Trump fan berates US citizen Jorge Ramos on camera, telling the journalist to “get out of my country.” In Alabama, another Trump fan screams... Continue »
Editor’s note: This column by Maribel Hastings was originally published in Spanish, which can be viewed here. The Donald Trump circus stopped Friday in Mobile, Alabama to close, with a flourish, a week of mistakes from Republican candidates seeking their party’s nomination and leaving a bad taste for the direction of... Continue »
No Courage Shown by GOP Field* A major reason why Jorge Ramos’s back and forth with Donald Trump mattered was because he stood up to the bully and didn’t back down. As Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, noted yesterday, Donald Trump doesn’t just have a hard-edged immigration stance. ... Continue »
Earlier this week, we shared with you some of the messages of support we received for Ricardo Aca, the DREAMer who works in a restaurant at one of Donald Trump’s hotels in New York City. One of the most moving messages we received came from Jay Ware, an Illinois man... Continue »
In a stunning move, Donald Trump booted the most influential journalist in the Latino world out of his press conference yesterday evening. The Post’s Janell Ross perfectly sums up the consequences this will have among Latino voters as Trump’s campaign becomes more and more vitriolic, and more and more... Continue »
After weeks of dangerous, anti-immigrant and anti-Latino rhetoric from Donald Trump, lately it’s felt like anyone with dark skin and an accent could be a walking target — even Emmy-winning news anchors. Following his ejection from Trump’s press conference yesterday, Univision anchor Jorge Ramos was confronted by a man identified as a Trump... Continue »
And So Should You “This is personal, and that’s the big difference between Spanish-language and mainstream media, because he’s talking about our parents, our friends, our kids and our babies” -Jorge Ramos, Univision Following last night’s confrontation between Jorge Ramos of Univision and GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump in... Continue »
If Republicans are faced with yet another “autopsy report” after next year’s Presidential election, today will be one of the days they point back to in regret. From Mediaite: Donald Trump’s press conference in Dubuque, Iowa went off the rails fast on Tuesday night when Univision anchor Jorge Ramos started questioning the candidate... Continue »