Mike Gonzalez, a senior fellow at The Heritage Foundation, is a widely experienced international correspondent, commentator and editor who has reported from Asia, Europe and Latin America. He served in the George W. Bush Administration first at the Securities and Exchange Commission and then at the State Department. His forthcoming book on Hispanics will be published in September.

My Articles

August 3, 2017, 12:31 PM EDT
Somewhere in the bowels of the Office of Management and Budget sit two proposals on how to rewrite the 2020 census—and force America further down the road of identity politics and cultural Marxism. Busy political appointees should reject them. In fact, they should rethink the entire paradigm of dividing the country into artificial groups.
July 10, 2017, 11:30 AM EDT
President Donald Trump told Poles fighting a version of that mindset that he was with them—and the American left had a freakout.
June 21, 2017, 4:07 PM EDT
The OCCRP, bearing the imprimatur of the U.S. government—literally, on its website—is being used to target Republicans in Congress and conservative think tanks like The Heritage Foundation who have dared to question the nexus between Soros and the U.S. government.
June 19, 2017, 2:09 PM EDT
One can only decry that the Obama opening to the Castros has been reversed if one is blind to the brutality of the Castro government and the threat it represents to American interests and Cuban lives.
May 12, 2017, 9:53 AM EDT
A group of senators have had a testy exchange with the combative leader of Hungary.
April 21, 2017, 10:31 AM EDT
This poison pill was left behind by the Obama administration.
March 3, 2017, 10:57 AM EST
In the economy of world politics, Soros has billions at stake.
January 23, 2017, 12:10 PM EST
Taxpayers have a right not to fund a one-sided news outlet.
January 16, 2017, 4:16 PM EST
Cuba's military dictators seem to really fascinate Obama.
November 28, 2016, 8:25 AM EST
There weren’t any accomplishments.
November 17, 2016, 4:26 PM EST
He’s done more than his share to contribute to the present climate.
November 9, 2016, 11:05 AM EST
Generalizing about Hispanic votes is fool’s gold.
August 31, 2016, 9:14 AM EDT
Colin Kaepernick has provided us with textbook compare and contrast case studies by wearing a T-shirt with photos of Malcom X and Cuban dictator Fidel Castro.
June 16, 2016, 5:26 PM EDT
The Orlando massacre has failed miserably to be a bond for national unity.
June 9, 2016, 11:48 AM EDT
The Obama administration disregards a whole field of academic research that finds a high correlation between ethnic stratification and conflict.
June 2, 2016, 2:45 PM EDT
So far, journalists have spared Curry of the mockery and disdain they poured on Tim Tebow, the last athlete to publicly display flashes of morality. But Google “Steph Curry and God” and you get next to nothing outside the religious press.
May 2, 2016, 4:33 PM EDT
In the bad old days of the Soviet Union, Stalin, Brezhnev and the rest would literally airbrush out of photographs those who fell out of favor. Killing them and sending family members to Siberia did not suffice; they had to be erased from collective memory.
February 11, 2016, 9:32 AM EST
The folks running Twitter may be too young to have heard of George Orwell, or perhaps they simply do not care that their new advisory council sounds frighteningly Orwellian. Either way, the brand new “Twitter Trust and Safety Council” seems like a board ready to censor comments in deference to political correctness.
February 4, 2016, 10:33 AM EST
It may be late in the game, but Europeans are finally waking up to how decades of indoctrination into multiculturalism is now imperiling their safety. British Prime Minister David Cameron has led this campaign, but even the leaders of France and Germany are now following.
January 15, 2016, 2:11 PM EST
We spend a lot of time debating immigration as a society. This is natural, as it is an important policy that always, one way or another, inflames passions.