“Latin Americans who joined the middle class in the past two decades are bearing the brunt of economic adjustment and austerity. This new middle class is activated, better informed, more educated, deeply connected and more able to resist and protest.”
I've written about the Center for Immigration Studies, which is part of a network that started out as a "population control" group but has rebranded itself into "hardline immigration" over concerns of, I kid you not, Latin Americans' "high breeding rates"
NEW: Debates over who is Hispanic and who is not have fueled conversations about identity among Americans who trace their heritage to Latin America or Spain. So who is considered Hispanic in the United States? And how are they counted?
Don't confuse Latin Americans' quest for equality with a rejection of democracy. As they've seen in Venezuela, dictatorship makes things far worse. They want more responsive democracy, not military rule.
Socialism is becoming cool again in America, under the nice name "democratic socialism". But says to Americans: watch out! She saw socialism destroy countries in Latin America: