The New York Times has again found what I’ve been saying for some time. Power does not come from numbers alone. Thus, in a recent article, the Times discovered that
This was the main argument in my book Boricua Power. It would interesting to see how this plays itself out as the numbers of Latinos in the United States continues to climb. Can Latinos make themselves more attractive to others in this society as workers, thinkers, and performers? Only by doing so can Latinos gain more influence. At this point, the challenge looms very large. The current political economy has decreased everyone’s value. We’ll see if Latinos can reverse this trend.