He is alone. He is a child, lost on the border, in a desert south of Texas.
MIAMI The U.S.-Mexico border is a bleeding scar. That is how Mexican author Carlos Fuentes described it in 1997.
After every massacre in the United States – and we have many, and often – we perform a painful ritual of death.
Pandemics fade. Racism does not. And when a president like Donald Trump unfairly blames an entire ethnic group for the Covid-19 crisis, it can result in discrimination and violence — or worse.
What a change! When we wake up, especially those of us who live in the United States, we don’t have to jump and look for the latest Tweet, insult, attack, craziness or lie from Donald Trump.
It was 5 am on January 20 of 2021, and Joe Biden and Kamala Harris had not yet been sworn in as president and vice president of the United States.
WASHINGTON – Let me start at the end. The United States survived. Not by much. Democracy in this country is much more fragile than I (an immigrant from Mexico) had believed. Donald Trump pushed it nearly to its limit.
This is the last column I write with Donald Trump as president. And I admit to a certain pride and satisfaction in surviving his fateful, divisive and racist presidency.
It was one of the biggest and most dangerous attacks on U.S. democracy in modern history.
THE UNITED STATES HAS A HISTORIC OPPORTUNITY TO REGAIN ITS IMAGE AS A COUNTRY OF IMMIGRANTS.