Mike Gonzalez
Mike Gonzalez
Mike Gonzalez

Mike Gonzalez, the Angeles T. Arredondo senior fellow on E Pluribus Unum at The Heritage Foundation, spent close to 20 years as a journalist, 15 of them reporting from Europe, Asia, and Latin America. He is the author of the new book, “The Plot to Change America: How Identity Politics Is Dividing the Land of the Free.”

Is It Any Surprise That A Military That Believes America Is ‘Evil’ Botched The Mission In Afghanistan?

If anything good can come of the tragedy in Kabul, it should be a national reckoning on whether we have any national unity left.

Democrats’ Demands For ‘Equity’ Are Really A Demand To Amp Up Government Discrimination

‘Equity’ is the buzzword of the new constitution trying to strangle the old one. It holds that government must treat Americans differently according to identity politics categories.

Americans’ Lack Of Trust In Each Other Is Getting Dangerous

Not nearly enough attention has been spent on why many Americans have come to believe that ‘the other side’ will destroy the country if it gets power.

After Decades Of Dividing America On Race, Left Insists The Right Is Really To Blame

Demographics aren’t destiny, culture is. The sooner Americans return to affirming “E pluribus unum,” the faster we can mend our national wounds.

Why Fomenting Identity Politics Matters More To Democrats Than Asian Americans

California’s legislature is trying, yet again, to bring back racial preferences in college admissions, even though they harm Asian Americans. Why? Politics.

2020 Primary Polling Proves The ‘Latino Vote’ Isn’t At All Monolithic

This is something to think about for those who continue to report excitedly about a ‘majority-minority’ country in the years ahead, and about a ‘Latino vote.’

The New York Times’ 1619 Project Reeks Of Herbert Marcuse’s Divisive Ideology

Full of essays presenting slavery as the central issue of the American story, and accusing the free market of creating such bondage, the ‘1619 Project’ is another attempt to make Americans question their country’s very core.

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Is A Hit Not Because It’s About Asians, But Because It’s About Humans

The effort to make this movie somehow fit the identity politics of our age and our country have bordered on the comical.

PBS’s Special On Spain’s Colonization Of Florida Sidelines Real History For Politics

PBS presented a tendentious, revisionist version of Spanish colonization of Florida, intended only to depict America as racist and oppressive.

How Foreign Governments Influence What Americans Learn In College

If foreign dictatorships in the Middle East, Asia, and Latin America get a vote on what our students learn, America will have a problem for decades to come.

President Obama’s Pardon For Oscar Lopez Rivera Trades A Terrorist For Votes

The president’s action carries the same unavoidable whiff of playing identity politics with a key voting bloc of the Democratic Party.

The Left Needs To Get Over Multiculturalism

America is drifting into an ethnic proportional system akin to Lebanon’s. This is not the model we want to follow.

Authoritarian Regimes Send Westerners Agitprop To Inflame Far-Left, Far-Right

Russia, Iran, China, and Venezuela are funding political propaganda masquerading as news that stokes the anger of Western countries’ far Left and Right.

What’s Good, Bad, And Ugly About Obama’s Cuba Trip

Dissident leader Antonio Rodiles, himself beaten and detained on Monday along with his wife, told me President Obama’s Cuba visit had occasioned ‘a festival of repression.’

America Used To Know How To Assimilate Immigrants

Why did Mussolini’s siren song of fascism fall on deaf ears with Italian immigrants, while the sadistic song of terror today finds a receptive audience among Arabs with long ties here?

How To Know The Difference Between Multiculturalism And Assimilation

The debate between assimilation and multiculturalism could be not just the sleeper issue of the 2016 campaign, but the current great question of the West.

President Obama’s Dreams Of Bandung

President Obama’s foreign policy mimics the anti-West, anti-colonialism postures Asian and African heads of state adopted at Bandung, Indonesia, in 1955.

No, History Doesn’t Support President Obama’s View Of Immigration

The truly inclusive view says American values transcend the circumstances of one’s birth. President Obama prefers that immigration divide, rather than unite, Americans.

President Obama Didn’t Tell The Whole Story About Cuba

Reality contradicts President Obama’s rationale for deciding to normalize diplomatic and trade relations with Cuba.

John Kerry Never Misses An Opportunity To Bash America

John Kerry’s continuous moral equivalence about America hurts our international standing and people oppressed by dictators across the globe.