Ruben Navarrette

Ruben Navarrette
Ruben Navarrette is a guest columnist.

Ruben Navarrette is an increasingly important voice in the national political debate. His column offers new thinking on many of the major issues of the day, especially on thorny questions involving ethnicity and national origin. His column is syndicated worldwide by The Washington Post Writers Group.


[OP-ED] Picking fruit and vegetables is a crummy job that Americans aren't exactly eager to do. Not at any wage

 03/22/2018 - 11:50
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Yet recently, in a tragedy set against the backdrop of the lush farmland of Central California, a husband and wife were on their way to do a couple of those crummy jobs -- when instead they wound up at the morgue. 

[OP-ED]: Cable news host fails race test

 10/11/2017 - 15:05
I went on Tucker Carlson’s show hoping to find some critical thinking. I got plenty of the critical, but not much thinking. Fox News

When it comes to race, conservatives will never ace the quiz.

It stands to reason that this bunch would be slow to understand a subject that they usually downplay, dismiss or deny. Those on the right -- including many Republicans and most Trump voters -- often pretend to be colorblind in order to seem enlightened. Ironically, the opposite is true.

[OP-ED]: Las protestas de la NFL demuestran que los estadounidenses están estancados en la estupidez

 09/29/2017 - 10:19
El dueño de los Dallas Cowboys, Jerry Jones y todo el equipo de los Cowboys, que trataron de hacerse los vivos y acabaron creando un espectáculo que mostró la ridiculez del movimiento de “arrodillarse”. EFE

Los jugadores dirán que los arrodillamientos fueron para llamar la atención al hecho de que muchos afroamericanos sienten que son víctimas de injusticias en Estados Unidos. Pero mucho tuvo que ver con política y mezquindad.