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LatinX

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On August 12, 2020
I’ve never been comfortable with the “LatinX” term. I recognize that Spanish is a gendered language. And I recognize that this complicates things for transgender people. But a bunch of Americans sticking an “x” at the end of Spanish words is basically language colonialism. Terminology based on identity is constantly shifting of course (BIPOC being […]
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Trump’s Latino Base

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On December 29, 2018
Democrats like to think that demographics are destiny. But that’s not true, as we should know by now. Part of that is the idea that the Latino vote is going to be a consistently Democratic voting bloc. But Latinos voted for Trump at a higher rate than they did for Romney and he has held […]

Let’s Hope!

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On February 25, 2016

If this is true, it’s a huge boon for the Democrats: About 13.1 million Latinos are expected to vote in November’s general election – a boost from the last presidential race but still less t

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The Pull of Pollo

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On February 8, 2016
I don’t listen to a lot of podcasts, but one that I do like is Gravy, the podcast of the Southern Foodways Alliance. This podcast on how the chicken industry has utterly transformed Springdale, Arkansas, turning it from one of the state’s whitest towns into the state’s most diverse town. This is because the poultry […]
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