Are we witnessing the beginning of the empathy era?

During the past two weeks, hundreds of thousands of people have mobilized in marches to support women and immigrant rights. Not all are liberal, anti-Trump, Hollywood-adoring freaks. Real people are showing real empathy. Roman Krznaric has predicted the 21st Century...

The Case FOR ‘Latinx’

U.S.-born Latinos are a demographic force in the immediate future. But the term “inherent masculinity” seems dated in our gender-inclusive times. The identifier “Latinx” (pronounced Latin ex) is a welcome addition to both popular and academic...

Richard Nixon and the Invention of Hispanics

Thinking of Hispanics as a single demographic group is a creation of Washington. It was first used on the Census ballot of 1970, to classify everyone south of the Rio Grande. “Hispanic” is a label that exists only in the context of the United States and it severely...