Nathaniel Santos Hernández

‘Hugs, Not Bullets:’ Mexico’s Struggle With High Rates of Disappearances and Homicides

Data shows that in the first half of 2019, 17,608 individuals were victims of homicide. The previous year reported an estimated 33,341 intentional homicides, a record-high.

  • Jan 17, 2020
  • 12:19 PM

With Impeachment Looming, the US Cannot Forget the Root Causes of the El Paso and Pittsburgh Massacres

Trump’s rhetoric, since introducing his presidential campaign in June 2015, has been filled with racist sentiment.

  • Oct 1, 2019
  • 11:32 AM

Honduras and a Rigged Election

How an election was “stolen.”

  • Feb 20, 2018
  • 4:39 PM

Call Them What They Are, Mr. President: Radical White Supremacists

The alt-right bathes in the apparent affection and disgusting ambiguity showcased by President Trump.

  • Aug 14, 2017
  • 9:16 AM

The Myth of the ‘Criminal Alien’

What has constituted the detention and removal of non-citizens, and has defined these individuals as “criminal aliens?”

  • May 10, 2017
  • 11:31 AM

Trump’s Executive Immigration Orders in Focus: The Result? Palpable Fear

Trump has forgotten, or more likely dismissed the fact, that his words carry gravitas, especially among the communities he has slated for possible removal.

  • Mar 10, 2017
  • 9:45 AM

Obama Will Forever Have a Muddled Foreign Policy Legacy in Latin America (OPINION)

After eight years in office, Obama has proved that rhetoric does nothing but expose inaction.

  • Jan 19, 2017
  • 12:32 PM

Who the Democratic Party Ignored in 2016 (OPINION)

For the Democratic Party, the youth, or “millennial” vote was deemed critical to success. The approach failed.

  • Dec 20, 2016
  • 10:26 AM

Why This Young Latinx Is With Her (OPINION)

Our vote for Hillary Clinton ensures her place in the Oval Office. Our activism ensures that she stays true to the progressive ideals that she championed throughout the primaries.

  • Nov 7, 2016
  • 6:14 PM

Twenty Years of Latinx Compliance: The Scapegoat of Fear-Mongering and Pandering

If we cannot elicit a tacit response, receiving deflection instead of coherent solutions to our problems, who will fight for us, and to be frank, who will care?

  • Oct 25, 2016
  • 9:13 AM

Puerto Rico and the Struggles of Continued Occupation

Long live the colony.

  • Sep 12, 2016
  • 9:09 AM

An Open Letter to White America

Let me vote for who I want to vote for.

  • Aug 29, 2016
  • 4:08 PM

Corruption, Political Oppression and Violence in Latin America

The norm continues in Latin America but little has been done to truly fix the problem.

  • Aug 25, 2016
  • 10:10 AM

Latinx Identity and Oppression: The Problems of Second-Class Citizenship

Our voices cannot, and will not be silenced.

  • Aug 19, 2016
  • 7:55 AM

Hillary Clinton’s Record in Latin America Contradicts her Domestic Pandering to Latinx Voters

Our vote matters. Our voice matters. Our people matter.

  • Aug 10, 2016
  • 2:53 PM

#DNCLeak Impact on the Latinx Population: ‘Pander, Vote, Forget’

What these emails have done, in effect, is encourage dialogue that has allowed for the Hispanic population to actively question their role within the American political system

  • Jul 26, 2016
  • 8:20 AM

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