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.

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July 29, 2019, 8:46 AM EDT
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June 4, 2019, 11:09 AM EDT
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks on release of 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
March 22, 2019, 3:13 PM EDT
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
January 21, 2019, 3:04 PM EST
A Manhattan district court judge earlier this week blocked the Trump administration from adding a question on citizenship to the 2020 census, and in doing so has sought to weaken executive power while strengthening the administrative state.
August 16, 2018, 10:05 AM EDT
Donald Trump came into the presidency promising to drain the swamp, and at least part of his legacy will be assessed on his success on that score. By the “swamp,” of course, Trump meant the networks and individuals who have captured the bureaucracy, and there’s no better example of that than the Census Bureau’s committee on race and ethnicity.
May 23, 2018, 4:13 PM EDT
Hungary’s maverick prime minister, Viktor Orban, is once again stirring the pot of goulash.
February 9, 2018, 10:11 AM EST
Any American who ever questions whether the First Amendment is vital to protect free speech should just cast a glance across the Atlantic. Europeans share the same values we do—indeed, our concept of rights derives from European philosophers—and yet they often adopt misguided laws that circumscribe freedom of expression.
November 6, 2017, 4:15 PM EST
This month marks the half-century of one of President Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society” programs.
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.