Stories by Roberto Lovato

Roberto Lovato is a writer and research associate at the Center for Latino Policy Research at the University of California, Berkeley.  subscribe to Roberto Lovato's feed

Posted on: Jun 12, 2008, Source: Of America

How the military recruits young people of color into endless war.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2008, Source: Of America

Is McCain getting ready to attack Obama over drivers licenses for immigrants?

Posted on: May 29, 2008, Source: Of America

Roberto Lavato parses Obama's statements on Latin America and finds them lacking.

Posted on: May 21, 2008, Source: Of America

The black and latino communities face a common threat in the shooting of Sean Bell and the ICE raids against immigrants.

Posted on: May 14, 2008, Source: The Nation

Latinos' subordinate status in Georgia strongly resembles that of African-Americans who lived under Jim Crow.

Posted on: May 9, 2008, Source: Of America

Latinos in the south are living in an environment resembling the plight of African Americans living under Jim Crow.

Posted on: May 8, 2008, Source: Of Am

Acts of civil disobedience continue in New York after police officers were exonerated in the shooting of Sean Bell.

Posted on: May 6, 2008, Source: Of America

Between January 2004 and November 2007, 66 people died while in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency.

Posted on: May 5, 2008, Source: Of America

Cinco de Mayo has become a recruiting ground for a military struggling to sustain troop levels.

Posted on: May 2, 2008, Source: Of Am

In hundreds of cities across America, May Day marches showed the powerful resistance to Bush's harsh immigration policies.

Posted on: May 2, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Nationwide rallies highlight the failure of the war on immigrants.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2008, Source: Of America

In the face of interests aligned against us from above, let us march if only to connect to the tradition of freedom brought from below.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2008, Source: Public Eye

A new kind of protracted domestic war against a new kind of domestic enemy is underway -- undocumented immigrants.

Posted on: Mar 21, 2008, Source: New America Media

While Obama raises the bar for racial understanding, the Democratic Leadership Council leverages white voter fear to counter America's new landscape.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2008, Source: New America Media

A careful look at Super Tuesday's Latino vote shows it was not monolithic -- it was segmented across regional and other demographic lines.

Posted on: Jan 17, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The actions of three key Latino government officials may determine whether the torture tape investigation reaches the White House.

Posted on: Jan 4, 2008, Source: New America Media

Is color blindness the model we want for diversity?

Posted on: Dec 21, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Anti-immigrant leader Tancredo leaves the 2008 election with more power than when he started.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2007, Source: The Nation

Latino voters will go to the polls in 2008 with a hemispheric vision, a new sense of power and concern about Iraq, immigration and the environment.

Posted on: Oct 2, 2007, Source: New America Media

It's not just that President Evo Morales is indigenous, but that he refuses to sell out the rights of indigenous people.