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Supporters of presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro of the Social Liberal Party (PSL) meet on Sunday, September 30, 2018 on Avenida Paulista in Sao Paulo (Brazil). Followers participated in an act of support for the far-right Bolsonaro, leader in the polls for the presidential elections in October in Brazil. EFE/Sebastião Moreira.

A new despotism, racism, homophobia, and a war against political correctness are all part of the presidential campaign of Jair Messias Bolsonaro, a former military officer who has garnered the necessary votes to reach the final stretch of the presidential elections in Brazil. The parallels with the U.S. president are such that the international community can’t help but draw a cause-and-effect relationship.

The 'Trump effect' reaches Brazil

 10/08/2018 - 11:04
Supporters of presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro of the Social Liberal Party (PSL) meet on Sunday, September 30, 2018 on Avenida Paulista in Sao Paulo (Brazil). Followers participated in an act of support for the far-right Bolsonaro, leader in the polls for the presidential elections in October in Brazil. EFE/Sebastião Moreira.

A new despotism, racism, homophobia, and a war against political correctness are all part of the presidential campaign of Jair Messias Bolsonaro, a former military officer who has garnered the necessary votes to reach the final stretch of the presidential elections in Brazil. The parallels with the U.S. president are such that the international community can’t help but draw a cause-and-effect relationship.

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El Efecto Trump llega a Brasil

 10/08/2018 - 10:48
Simpatizantes del candidato presidencial Jair Bolsonaro del Partido Social Liberal (PSL) se reúnen el domingo 30 de septiembre de 2018 en la avenida Paulista, en Sao Paulo (Brasil). Seguidores participaron en un acto de apoyo al ultraderechista Bolsonaro, líder en los sondeos para las elecciones presidenciales de octubre en Brasil. EFE/Sebastião Moreira

El despotismo, la guerra contra la corrección política, el racismo y la homofobia son parte de la campaña presidencial de Jair Messias Bolsonaro, un ex militar que se ha hecho con los votos para llegar a la recta final de las presidenciales en Brasil. Los paralelismos con el presidente estadounidense son tales, que la comunidad internacional no puede sino dibujar una relación causa-efecto.

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Mari Carmen Aponte: Una latina en el centro de la atención pública

 11/01/2017 - 13:44
The Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Mari Carmen Aponte. Photograph taken by Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News.

El pasado 25 de octubre, Mari Carmen Aponte recibió el premio William J. Clothier Memorial 2017 otorgado por la Pan-American Association de Filadelfia en reconocimiento por su trabajo. A pesar de que como latina ha tenido una prolífica carrera como Secretaria de Estado asistente en el área de relaciones con el hemisferio occidental, Aponte también ha sido víctima del machismo.

 

Mari Carmen Aponte: On Being A Latina In The Public Eye

 11/01/2017 - 11:02
The Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs, Mari Carmen Aponte. Photograph taken by Samantha Laub/AL DÍA News.

On October 25th, Mari Carmen Aponte was recognized by the Pan-American Association in Philadelphia for her service with the 2017 William J. Clothier Memorial Award. Although the Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs has had a prolific career as a spearheading Latina, she has been subjected to demeaning sexism. This is our exclusive.

Philly Grows Into Its Anarchist Shoe

 03/29/2017 - 09:18
Wooden Shoe es una librería que encierra una atmósfera distinta a la de otros establecimientos dedicados a la venta de libros, aquí el enfoque es colaborativo y político. La librería está ubicada en el 704 South Street.  Foto Archivo Particular.

Past a chalkboard that says, “Come inside to read a good book,” on one side and “Don’t be an asshole!” on the other, you come across a tattered SEPTA Union Strike poster from the early twentieth century, preserved underneath an equally withered-away lamination. A few cautious inches deep inside of this surreal time machine, a pillar manages to stand from the 1890s home of an anarchist feminist writer and speaker who lived near Drexel University.

[OP-ED]: Los votantes Latinos de Trump me han fallado a mí, a nosotros y a ellos mismos.

 11/14/2016 - 05:02
Donald Trump posa frente a un bol de tacos en el The Trump Tower Grill on Cinco de Mayo. Fuente: su propia cuenta de Instagram. 

"Sé que no todos ustedes son rencorosos, sé que no todos los Repúblicanos son deplorables, sé que no todos los conservadores son aborrecibles, sé que no todos los hombres Blancos son odiosos, pero aquellos de ustedes que apoyaron a Trump se transformaron en facilitadores del odio."

[OP-ED]: [email protected] Trump Voters Have Failed Me, Us, and Themselves

 11/13/2016 - 16:47
Donald Trump posing with a taco bowl from The Trump Tower Grill on Cinco de Mayo. Source: His own Instagram account. 

"I know that not all of you are hateful. I know that not every registered Republican is hateful. I know that not every conservative thinker is hateful. I know that not every White person is hateful. However, those of you who supported Trump all became enablers of hate."