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Unai Montes-Irueste

Unai Montes-Irueste
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Unai Montes-Irueste has worked as a management consultant, nonprofit executive, community organizer, and classroom teacher, seeking to elevate the capacity of individuals, organizations, and communities to make change. As a social-political-racial-economic justice champion, he advocates on behalf of high quality, Pre-K through college, publicly funded, equitable education for all.

Proverbs 29:18 — The Case for the GOP Laying Out a...

It’s been one week since the election. Those who cannot breathe without the contact sport aspect of politics have turned their attention to the fiscal...

In Nevada, Romney Goes All In, But Silver State Latinos Will...

In the swing state of Nevada, 45.8% of registered voters are Democrats, 37.3% are Republicans. If solidly blue California’s voter rolls parallel these numbers with 44%...

César Chávez Was a Man; The National Monument is a Symbol

I was not surprised when Ruben Navarrette Jr. went after Civil Rights Era labor leader, César Estrada Chávez, and President Obama for honoring him, in yet another outlandish, sensationalist, unsubstantiated...

Likability Matters: Why Obama Needs to Stop Praising Romney

One of my favorite episodes of Aaron Sorkin’s The West Wing, is entitled, “The Two Bartletts.” It contains the following dialogue: Toby Ziegler, (Toby) “Sir,...

Why the Media Needs to Drop the I-Word

In the 19th Century, the growing demand for newspapers led to the creation of wire services, cooperatives between large city-based newspapers, the most famous...

Voter Registration Fraud in the GOP: Where do Romney-Ryan Stand?

To quote the GOP, "Oh sh*t!" Strategic Allied Consulting, a right-wing voter registration and get out the vote (GOTV) firm run by veteran GOP consultant Nathan Sproul, has...

Romney Thinks Being Latino Is Easy? He Should Try Driving While...

This is the second part of a two part series. Read part one here. When Mitt Romney jokes that if his father had been a Mexican immigrant,...

Soldiers, Students, Seniors and Single Moms: Why Women Are Most of...

Note: This is part one of a two part series. Read part two here. I know you want to talk about Mitt Romney’s weekend release of...

Latinos: Romney Can’t Win Unless Your Vote is Suppressed or You...

Please allow me to once again state the obvious (as I did yesterday here): In this election, Democrats and Republicans alike care deeply about the...

Election 2012: Are You Female? The Battle for Single Moms

(Note: Part two of this piece can be found here.) Way back in June, on the 12th day to be precise, Joshua Baca, the National...