Category Archives: News

RIP LA Weekly

I wanted to write something about what happened last week at LA Weekly. Much of the details can be found in this article by Jack Denton for Pacific Standard. The short version of the story is that a gaggle of … Continue reading

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Schools Not Prisons: Buyepongo and Ceci Bastida Rally Against Mass Incarceration

Singer-songwriter Ceci Bastida has long championed political and social causes such as immigrant rights, the Zapatista movement and various issues concerning her native country of Mexico. Her most recent foray into activism, however, is undoubtedly her most personal. This Saturday … Continue reading

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My first story for ATTN

I joined the writing crew of ATTN as a freelancer a few weeks ago. My first story for them has just been published. Click the link below. The 2 Biggest Lies About Immigrants In The U.S. More about ATTN: ATTN is … Continue reading

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El Chapo Guzman Escapes Maximum Security Prison Yet Again

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PHOTOS: #TodosSomosAyotzinapa Protest in San Bernardino

A small group of protesters gathered outside of the Mexican Consulate in downtown San Bernardino to protest the kidnapping/disappearance of 43 student-teachers from a rural area in the state of Guerrero.

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The World Cup Reader

The World Cup is less than two weeks away and I’ve found myself neck-deep in compelling and insightful stories/articles about the event, the sport, and host nation Brazil. I’m going to share my favorites in this post. Bookmark this link … Continue reading

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The Drug War’s Psychological Impact

Nearly every story about the drug war in Mexico begins with or eventually mentions statistics on the number of persons killed as a result of it. Far too little of them, however, consider the effects of the drug war on … Continue reading

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