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.”
Demographics aren’t destiny, culture is. The sooner Americans return to affirming “E pluribus unum,” the faster we can mend our national wounds.
California’s legislature is trying, yet again, to bring back racial preferences in college admissions, even though they harm Asian Americans. Why? Politics.
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.’
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.
The effort to make this movie somehow fit the identity politics of our age and our country have bordered on the comical.
PBS presented a tendentious, revisionist version of Spanish colonization of Florida, intended only to depict America as racist and oppressive.
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.
The president’s action carries the same unavoidable whiff of playing identity politics with a key voting bloc of the Democratic Party.
America is drifting into an ethnic proportional system akin to Lebanon’s. This is not the model we want to follow.
Russia, Iran, China, and Venezuela are funding political propaganda masquerading as news that stokes the anger of Western countries’ far Left and Right.
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.’
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?
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 foreign policy mimics the anti-West, anti-colonialism postures Asian and African heads of state adopted at Bandung, Indonesia, in 1955.
The truly inclusive view says American values transcend the circumstances of one’s birth. President Obama prefers that immigration divide, rather than unite, Americans.
Reality contradicts President Obama’s rationale for deciding to normalize diplomatic and trade relations with Cuba.
John Kerry’s continuous moral equivalence about America hurts our international standing and people oppressed by dictators across the globe.
The president is no doubt aware that the GOP did very well with Hispanics two weeks ago, and doubling down on illegal immigration may be his response.
Here’s a historical timeline to give context to the recent mass demonstrations in Hong Kong against mainland China.
How non-Hispanic elites decided they were in charge of what ‘Latinos’ are called.
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