How Republicans & Democrats Weaponize Latinx Trauma to Get Votes

Published Nov 11 2021 at 5:01 PM GMT
  • Daniela Ferrera had stopped at a red light on October 11, 2020, in the Miami neighborhood of Westchester, where a pro-Joe Biden caravan was making its way to Tropical Park.
  • A man wearing an American flag as a cape as well as a red hat, its telltale white letters spelling out a Trumpian battle cry, pointed a gun to her face, and yelled "comunista de mierda.
  • But unlike the 23-year-old Cubanos con Biden founder, he believed the then-Democratic nominee was a communist or socialist'and that she was, too.
  • In 2021, the specter of socialism continues to incite zealous political debates and violent rifts within communities.
  • But while the "S' word is a popular topic of discussion, there remains general confusion around what it actually means.



  • Published Nov 11, 2021 5:01 PM GMT