OPINION

Here you will find the latest opinion editorials and articles written by Carlos on public policy, politics, and current affairs. Carlos is a member of the National Writers Union (NWU).

Does "Candyman" Haunt Capitalists in Chicago’s Cabrini-Green?, Jacobin, August 2021

Tenochtitlan fell to the Spanish 500 years ago this month, South Side Weekly, August 2021

Chicago, St. Louis should invest in jobs, not more cops, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, July 2021

Peru Has a Choice: Democracy or a Return to Dictatorship, Jacobin, June 2021

How a Socialist City Councilor Won 100% Affordable Housing in a Gentrifying Chicago Neighborhood, Jacobin, June 2021

Solving America’s Housing Crisis Requires More Democracy, Not Less, Midwest Socialist, May 2021

Mayor Lightfoot, fulfill your promise and pave the way for funding homelessness-related services, Chicago Tribune, April 2021

How Undocumented Chicagoans Are Ensuring a True Sanctuary City, South Side Weekly, February 2021

What to do when higher rents and home prices drive people out of neighborhoods, Chicago Sun-Times, January 2021

How to Celebrate Easter With La Familia During COVID-19Latino Rebels, April 2020

To combat gentrification, state should lift ban on rent control, Crain's Chicago Business, July 2019