Throughout Latin America, nearly all schooling is being carried out online or through television as the pandemic continues to surge here. School districts around the world are struggling with the decision, knowing that for most students there is no substitute for in-person instruction. … [Read more...] about Mexico’s school year to begin with instruction on television
In a press release for the new ad, the Trump campaign called Biden's campaign "anti-Hispanic" for its public safety, tax and educational policies, adding the former vice president would return "to a failed U.S.-Cuba policy that enables the Castro regime to prop-up the dictatorship in Venezuela and Marxist guerrillas that terrorize Latinos in Colombia and other countries." … [Read more...] about Trump Spanish-language ad equates progressives, socialists
But the other lesson to take from overseas — which Americans, ironically, often miss — is that we’re not powerless until our leaders change their minds, or nation-builders arrive from outer space. What makes political elites decide that they have better futures with the rule of law than with personalized authoritarian rule? It would be nice if the answer were prayer and contemplation, or snarky tweets. But it’s angry voters — usually from the middle class, and often women. The good news about not being a failed state is that American mothers need not live up to the courage of West African women who marched naked to curse their warrior sons. The definitive study of the last century of nonviolent social movements concluded that a tipping point comes when 3.5 percent of the population engages. So this Mother’s Day, give your mom a guide to civic activism — or let her give you one — instead of that flower bouquet. … [Read more...] about Is America Becoming a Failed State?
Ana NavarroAna Violeta NavarroTrump rally speaker earns criticism for calling Aunt Jemima the 'picture of the American Dream' Trump, Biden set for tight battle in Florida Well-wishes pour in across media for Chris Cuomo after coronavirus diagnosis MORE, the Nicaragua-born erstwhile GOP strategist who has become a harsh critic of President TrumpDonald John TrumpOklahoma City Thunder players kneel during anthem despite threat from GOP state lawmaker Microsoft moving forward with talks to buy TikTok after conversation with Trump Controversial Trump nominee placed in senior role after nomination hearing canceled MORE, said she would support Biden “100 percent” and would vote for him “even if he nominates a root vegetable as his running mate.” … [Read more...] about Cuba spells trouble for Bass’s VP hopes