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Adiós: Prominent Latino Backers Dump Trump Following Anti-Immigrant Speech

Donald Trump is seeing a mass exodus of prominent Latino supporters following his anti-immigrant speech in Arizona last night. Among them are Alfonso Aguilar, President of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, who dumped the Republican Presidential nominee during a live interview on CNN this morning. “He said he was going to treat undocumented immigrants … Continue reading »

Bookings For Donald Trump’s Hotels Have Plummeted Nearly 60% This Year

To quote a certain “billionaire” hotelier, this seems YUGE: Bookings for Donald Trump’s hotels have plummeted nearly 60% for the first half of the year, according to online travel website Hipmunk. “The decrease in the share of hotel bookings going to a Trump property indicates that this particular audience chose other accommodation options over the Trump … Continue reading »

Muro humano anti-Trump se toma las calles de Cleveland

Por Maribel Hastings y David Torres: Con la consigna de “Aquí estamos y no nos vamos; Si quiere muro, muro le damos”, inmigrantes y activistas pro inmigrantes desplegaron un “muro anti-Donald Trump”, hecho de tela, en la Plaza Pública que es zona de protestas, y posteriormente por las calles aledañas del centro de esta ciudad … Continue reading »

Silicon Valley Leaders: Donald Trump “Campaigns On Anger, Bigotry, Fear Of New Ideas And New People”

In an open letter rejecting his candidacy, Silicon Valley leaders from Facebook, Twitter, eBay, Reddit, StubHub, Meetup, and dozens of other companies call Donald Trump “a disaster for innovation.” 40 percent of Fortune 500 companies were founded by immigrants or their children. Trump has promised to build a massive wall along the US/Mexico border, to … Continue reading »

Uber Says Nope To GOP Convention Partnership Deal

GOP candidates have heaped tons of praise on ridesharing app Uber. But thanks to the rise of presumptive Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump, the feeling isn’t mutual. From Politico: While Uber will serve as the official transportation provider for the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, offering an exclusive service that shuttles delegates and other top party … Continue reading »

Add Apple To The List Of Companies Dumping The GOP Convention Over Trump

Another one bites the dust? Politico reports Apple will not provide any financial or technical assistance to the GOP convention next month over Donald Trump’s racist rhetoric about immigrants, Muslim-Americans, and other groups: Unlike Facebook, Google and Microsoft, which have all said they will provide some support to the GOP event in Cleveland next month, Apple … Continue reading »

Republican National Convention Continues To Hemorrhage Sponsorships Over Trump

The upcoming GOP Convention faces even more turmoil as more companies announce they “are opting to drop or scale back their sponsorship” of the event this year. From Bloomberg: Among those to signal in recent days that they won’t sponsor the convention this year are Wells Fargo & Co., United Parcel Service Inc., Motorola Solutions … Continue reading »

Buzzfeed, HP, Coca-Cola, Microsoft Dump Republican National Convention Over Donald Trump

Buzzfeed has joined HP, Coca-Cola, and Microsoft in severing financial ties to this summer’s Republican National Convention over Donald Trump’s racist rhetoric. From Politico: In an email to staff on Monday, BuzzFeed founder and CEO Jonah Peretti explained that in April, the RNC and BuzzFeed signed an agreement to “spend a significant amount on political … Continue reading »

Donald Trump: No Laughing Matter

By David Leopold. Crossposted from Medium. Available in Spanish here. Last week, Donald Trump’s Cinco de Mayo tweet topped the headlines. This tweet is the latest in a longstanding series of insulting, offensive, andderogatory tweets from the GOP presidential front runner. What makes Trump’s Twitter conduct so utterly disturbing, and fascinating for the media, is that he routinely manages to … Continue reading »

Oops: Trump Campaign “Accidentally” Nominates White Nationalist As A Delegate

The Donald Trump campaign has blamed the nomination of a white nationalist as a California delegate on a “database error.” Don’t you just hate it when that happens? The news yesterday that the Trump campaign had selected William Daniel Johnson — a lawyer who had “once called for a constitutional amendment which would revoke citizenship … Continue reading »

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