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An important point to make, for me, is not to apply identity politics to "Spanish-speaking people" as a whole... The entire thrust of this text is to speak of "groups" as necessarily contingent categories, and not as essential groups with immutable characteristics.

It seems like a common misunderstanding of what I've written is that I think people should do "solidarity activism" of some kind with Spanish-speaking people, when like, my point is more that some people are already doing that. And those people who are doing that, are part of our community...

A point that has been ignored is that Spanish can act as a "neutral quantity" in the context of typical English vs. French clichéd debates that happen in this region. This is a significantly more important point, and it has very little to do with centering Spanish-speaking people in any kind of political or activist project