human rights


The Rape of a 14 Year-old is not About Immigration

NewsTaco March 22, 2017

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco (3 minute read)   I’m struck with the power that reporters and politicos have to frame issues. I’ve read today several accounts of the same story, […]

This Week’s Anti-ICE Protests May Signal That Immigration Activism Has Entered a New Era

NewsTaco February 10, 2017

Obama Commutes Sentence of F.A.L.N. Member Oscar Lopez Rivera

NewsTaco January 18, 2017

For Female Farmworkers, Work Never Stops

NewsTaco January 3, 2017

*From the article: ” This story uplifts the voices of women who find themselves stuck in cycles of poverty.” VL By Paulina Rojas, Coachella Unincporporates/New America Media (8 minute read)   […]

A Poor Christmas for Latino Elders on LA Streets

NewsTaco December 27, 2016

*Don’t mean to dampen your holiday mood, but this is important and not only in LA: “Twelve percent of the 7.1 million people the Regional Food Bank serves annually, more […]

Standing Rock Youth Put Pressure on Presidential Candidates to Oppose Dakota Access Pipeline

NewsTaco October 31, 2016

*President Barack Obama had a private meeting with the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chairman Harold Frazier on Tuesday. Reports are that the meeting went as “expected.” VL By Yessenia Funes, Colorlines […]

The History of Donald Trump’s Definite Article

NewsTaco October 21, 2016

*When you add the word “the” before you mention a group of people – like Donald Trump does with “the Mexicans” – they are no longer individual, they aren’t people, […]