Category Archives: Politics

Sin Fronteras: A Historiography on the Evolution of Perceptions of the San Diego/Tijuana Region as Separate & Unified Territory

Below is a link and an excerpt of a paper I wrote a few months ago for a course in Mexican history. It is a historiography on the development of the San Diego/Tijuana region of southern California + Baja California … Continue reading

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My Coachella coverage for LA Weekly

I spent the past weekend at Indio covering the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival with a team of writers, photographers from LA Weekly & OC Weekly. It made for great times and even greater stories. Below are the three … Continue reading

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A Las Barricadas: Los Muertos De Cristo’s Atheist-Anarchist Punk Music

Spanish Punk music has long had an anarchist as well as atheist tradition. Los Muertos De Cristo were no different in this regard as they wore their atheism on their sleeve…or in this case their band name (Christ’s Dead). Lorenzo … 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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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 Politics of Identity and the Chavez/De La Hoya Fight

Back in February, I spoke with artist Ernesto Yerena for an interview that appeared in¬†Remezcla. One interesting tidbit that I was unable to include in the article was a portion about the boxing match between Julio Cesar Chavez and Oscar … Continue reading

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