Hundreds of advocates from around the nation — including members of Mijente, United We Dream, Iraq Veterans Against The War, Code Pink, and others — formed a “wall” around outside the Republican National Convention in protest of the bigoted policies and rhetoric of Donald Trump. “If Trump is set on building... Continue »
In a historic first — and a direct rebuke to the bigoted candidacy of Donald Trump — the US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has endorsed his opponent Hillary Clinton for President. It is the group’s first-ever endorsement for a Presidential nominee. The group decided to not remain neutral this... Continue »
Yesterday, the Republican National Convention featured on its “tweet-ticker” a tweet from an anti-immigrant hate website popular with “prominent white nationalists, race scientists and anti-Semites.” “Weekly Standard web producer Alice Lloyd tweeted a photo of a tweet ticker inside the RNC convention hall in Cleveland, Ohio, showing a tweet... Continue »
GOP Declines From Party of Lincoln to Party of Trump – Roots and Effects to Outlast Trump’s Candidacy Yesterday, on the same day that Donald Trump officially won the Republican Party’s nomination for President, GOP leaders from both congressional chambers offered their support to the nominee with primetime speeches at the... Continue »
Donald Trump’s wall might get cheers at his Thunderdome-knockoff rallies, but it’s overwhelmingly unpopular among the majority of Americans. Nowhere is that more clear than among the people who actually live along the US/Mexico border itself. Recent Pew polling found that the American public opposes Trump’s proposed wall by... Continue »
Jorge Ramos was hoping that the letter he received from Donald Trump was finally a response to his long-standing request for an interview with the Republican Presidential nominee. It didn’t exactly turn out that way. The journalist revealed the contents of the letter during his broadcasts from the GOP... Continue »
Donald Trump will be coronated as the Republican Party’s presidential nominee later this week. As the Republican National Convention continues in Cleveland, Ohio, Donald Trump, a man who has used the national spotlight to attack Latinos, immigrants, and people of color, will be rewarded with a chance to run... Continue »
Pieces from Dara Lind and Brian Beutler Unveil the Ugly Truth of Today’s GOP Day one of the Republican Convention may have been overtaken by Melania Trump’s plagiarized speech, but most of Monday’s program featured raw expressions of anger, racism and xenophobia. The theme seemed to be “they” (read: black, brown and... Continue »
Latino Republicans who have railed on Donald Trump and his racist comments for months are shamelessly back-peddling and endorsing him for President. One high-profile Latina Republican even scrubbed her Twitter feed of anti-Trump tweets after getting hired by the RNC as Director of Hispanic Communications. Recently, she even went... Continue »
Given His Collapse In The Polls With Latino Voters, It Appears That Calling Mexicans Rapists And Immigrants Criminals Is Not Winning Him Many Converts Over the weekend, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus discussed Donald Trump’s plans to launch a Hispanic “engagement tour” following the GOP convention. That will be interesting.... Continue »