Saturday, June 3, 2023

Guillermo Torres

Guillermo Torres wrote this article for YES! Magazine. Guillermo is a fellow of the Freedom Forum and the Institute for Journalism Education’s Minority Editing Program. With 44 years as an editor and writer, he’s worked at the Los Angeles Times, Dallas Morning News and the Santa Fe New Mexican, among other newspapers. He is co-author of “A Legacy Greater Than Words.”



The Hard Hat Riot: A forgotten flashpoint in America’s culture wars

The Hard Hat Riot had immediate political consequences—a seminal  moment in America’s culture wars.

The compulsion to intervene

Americans profess to care about the sacrifices of those who serve the nation in uniform. Why don’t we care enough to keep them from harm in the first place?

Like tobacco and Big Oil, secret docs show chemical companies knew PFAS dangers

"The industry used several strategies that have been shown common to tobacco, pharmaceutical, and other industries to influence science and regulation—most notably, suppressing unfavorable research and distorting public discourse."

The debt ceiling debacle is NOT a ‘partisan standoff’

Did Republicans alone manufactured this looming disaster?

Countries introduce legislation to ban or restrict vapes

Vaping has become popular among youth, but comes with an environmental impact.