How Trump Won: White Working Class Voters Motivated by Fear of Immigrants not Economic Woes

How Trump Won: White Working Class Voters Motivated by Fear of Immigrants not Economic Woes

NewsTaco May 11, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because we’ve been saying this all along. Because mainstream media has been excusing political racism. Because ya basta with the whitewash. VL By Jason Le […]

Willie Velásquez documentary is a lesson for Latinos on the importance of voting

NewsTaco May 9, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because today is Willie Velasquez day and a quick search of his name turned up no news stories. This piece, by Mercedes Olivera, is from […]

Federal Judge Rules Pasadena Infringed On Latino Voting Rights, Orders Changes

NewsTaco January 9, 2017

*This a recurring story. Latinos win voting rights battles only to see them regress. And we fight them again, as we should, as many times as needed. VL By Andrew […]

Donald Trump did not win 34% of Latino vote in Texas. He won much less.

NewsTaco December 5, 2016

*The evidence is mounting that Donald Trump didn’t do as well as he and some analysts say he did. Texas Latinos soundly rejected his candidacy. VL By Francisco Pedraza and Bryan […]

The Latino Voting Surge That Never Happened

NewsTaco November 30, 2016

*A couple of things to note. This article is from the National Review, a decidedly and unapologetically conservative publication. But it begins to spread a narrative that isn’t surprising. After […]

Five Hispanics sue the Pasadena City Council municipal districts redesign

NewsTaco November 14, 2016

*MALDEF attorneys are in Pasadena, Texas, this week, starting work on this voting rights case. VL By Alvaro Ortiz, Houston Chronicle (3 minute read)  Five Hispanic residents of Pasadena (Texas) filed a […]

DIECIOHCO Podcast, Episode 5, Latino Voter Turnout

NewsTaco November 7, 2016

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco As if there were anything else we would be talking about this morning. In some counties in the state of Indiana early voting ends today, at […]