Juan González, Truthout

Juan González

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Des Moines, IA, United States

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Recent:
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Past:
  • The Intercept
  • New York Daily News

Recent articles by Juan:

Record Latinx Turnout Boosted Biden — White Voters Are the Ones Who Leaned Trump

Latin Americans far exceeded expected voter turnout, while white voter participation barely increased from 2016. → Read More

Survivors of Forced Sterilization in California Prisons Are Speaking Out

The U.S. has a long history of forced sterilization -- particularly of Black, Brown, poor and disabled people. → Read More

California's Dependence on Incarcerated Labor Exposed as Wildfires Rage

More than 1,300 incarcerated firefighters are fighting back the blazes as COVID limits their numbers. → Read More

Julián Castro Ran on Police Reform Platform But Wasn’t Asked to Give DNC Address

The Democratic National Convention faces criticism over the lack of diversity in its primetime programming this year. → Read More

As States Rush to Reopen, Lack of COVID-19 Testing Is “Achilles Heel” for US

All 50 states are preparing to partially reopen by Memorial Day as the U.S. COVID-19 death count tops 90,000. → Read More

Reporter Laurie Garrett Warns COVID-19 Pandemic May Last 36 Months or More

Garrett predicted the pandemic. In an extended interview, she discusses what’s next. → Read More

Hundreds of Workers in Meat and Poultry Plants Test Positive for COVID-19

A plant responsible for 5 percent of U.S. pork production was shut down after over 350 workers tested positive. → Read More

More People Might Die Because Wisconsin GOP Forced Election

In Wisconsin on Tuesday, voters saw lines stretching city blocks and polling officials in hazmat suits. → Read More

Even Under US Sanctions, Cuba Sends Doctor Brigade to Italy

Cuba has also deployed doctors to Venezuela, Nicaragua, Jamaica, Suriname and Grenada. → Read More

Children Are Freezing to Death in Syria as Humanitarian Crisis Intensifies

The all-out offensive by the Syrian government is the single largest displacement in a nine-year war. → Read More

The Harvey Weinsteins of the World Can’t Exist Without Systems of Power

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke says we cannot overlook the larger systems in which sexual assault occurs. → Read More

Despite Sanders Leading in Polls, Corporate Media Say He Has "Flatlined"

Corporate media’s negative coverage of Sanders seems to be escalating as he gains political momentum. → Read More

Bernie Sanders’s Internal Data Shows He May Have Won Iowa Caucus

40 percent of the precincts in Iowa show Sanders was in first place with nearly 30 percent of the final count vote. → Read More

Support for Combat Troop Withdrawal Is Not Enough to Stop Endless Wars

Last night's debate focused heavily on the rising tensions with Iran following the assassination of Qassim Suleimani. → Read More

GOP Debate on Impeachment Witnesses Intensifies as Senate Trial Draws Near

The timing of the Senate impeachment trial could impact the 2020 presidential race. → Read More

Why Do Two of the Whitest States Vote First for Presidential Candidates?

The U.S. is becoming more diverse, but the nomination process remains heavily weighted toward Iowa and New Hampshire. → Read More

Snowden Condemns Trump’s Treatment of Whistleblower Who Exposed Ukraine Scandal

"They want to talk about the whistleblower rather than the government's own wrongdoing," says Snowden. → Read More

Why Edward Snowden Risked His Life to Expose the Surveillance State

Snowden's new memoir reveals what led him to risk his life to expose the U.S. government’s system of surveillance. → Read More

What the UK Supreme Court’s Ruling Against Boris Johnson Means for Brexit

Calls for Johnson’s resignation are mounting after the court ruled that his suspension of Parliament was unlawful. → Read More

Rep. Al Green: “We’ve Reached Critical Mass” to Impeach Trump

Green was the first congressmember to call for Trump’s impeachment from the House floor in 2017. → Read More