Ruben Navarrette Jr. is a nationally syndicated columnist with The Washington Post Writers Group whose biweekly column appears in nearly 150 newspapers. This makes him the most widely read Latino columnist in the country, known for his unpredictability and provocative thinking. He challenges both political parties with equal enthusiasm and his column is required reading for anyone who wants to better understand the nation’s 52 million Latinos.
US Immigration Policy
The 2016 Presidential Election
Steps to Counteract Elitism and the Growing Polarization
Latino Vote in 2020, 2024 — And Beyond
There are 60 million Latinos in the United States, and they don’t cast ballots as a single voting bloc. They’re all over the place, and that makes them difficult to understand. America’s top Latino columnist breaks the code.
Death by Suicide: How The Media Came Apart at The Seams
The media is broken. The American people have lost trust in the Fourth Estate, and they hold the media in lower repute than used car salesman. A multi-media journalist explains what went wrong, and how to make it right.
Tales of a Belligerent Centrist: Why The Middle Matters
The extremes in politics are loud and obnoxious, but they won’t lead us anywhere but dead-ends. The action and the answers are in the sensible center, and that’s where you’ll find one of the country’s leading columnists.
American First: The Ethnic Odyssey of an American-Mexican
What a strange ride it has been for one of America’s most prominent Mexican-American journalists. Disenchanted with the politics of ethnic identity, and yet proud of his heritage, he became an “American-Mexican.”
Impasse: How the Immigration Debate Got Broken & How to Fix It
The immigration debate is the most divisive debate in U.S. history, since the nation came apart in the mid-19th Century over slavery. It’s also the most dishonest. It’s the lies that broke this debate, and the truth that can repair it.
"Everything went very well. The students really enjoyed themselves and the audience really enjoyed hearing what Ruben had to say. Ruben was wonderful as I knew he would be. You only send us the best."
"The event was wonderful! Mr. Navarrette did an excellent job and was very amenable and friendly. We thoroughly enjoyed the lecture and I received great feedback from many of the audience members."
"WOW! Ruben was excellent. The students, faculty and staff were very pleased with his kind words and motivational message. He was very gracious with the very busy agenda we had for him. He inspires and motivates through his charismatic personality. To sum it up Ruben is an EXTRA-ordinary person."