THERE IS A HIDDEN COST to our delicious food. There is a hidden cost to Capitalism. There are vulnerable people suffering, and for their trouble, they are demonized.
Browsing all posts from October, 2009.
PEOPLE LIKE LOU DOBBS and William Gheen only care about violent environments when they suffer. Clearly, immigrants and Latinos getting killed or hurt matters none to them.
IF THE POLICE are out to alienate themselves entirely from the people of the US, they should continue Tasering people in a sadistic manner.
Misguided and troublesome attempts to legislate hate are rippling out and hurting other communities. Perhaps some have forgotten that United We Stand, and...
I'M TRYING TO IMAGINE what the GOP strategy is anymore when it comes to our nation of many peoples....
IF YOU'VE NOT SEEN IT around yet, I suggest you check out the new series by Colorlines called "Torn Apart." Investigating the effects of deportation on families of color, their reporters travel to Jamaica and connect stories that span two countries and illustrate why keeping a national soul means swiftly enacting reform.
SOMETIMES in our passionate lean forward to meet injustice or challenge, we lose our center for a moment...
THE US HAS A LONG WAY TO GO before it acts on the premise that—as lofty as it might sound—we really are one large human family. The sooner our laws and health care and police activity reflect the importance of all members of this large human family, the healthier this nation will be.
MAKING SENSE OF SINSEMILLA. This week's News With Nezua looks back on the history of Marijuana, the racism involved with its prohibition, and how that prohibition still plays out as oppression on people of color.
THIS IS AND HAS BEEN a long, long war. This foul spirit that rises and repeats and seeks to make mi gente retreat has been tearing at the land and the skin of the face and the hands of my people for hundreds of years.
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS approaches, and it's almost like Christmas. How I do love to see all the art and celebration that comes along this time of year. So does a certain chica, though she is not happy to simply soak it up. She's more the Participant kind.
Let's visit CNN, where talking about the "diverse experiences and challenging issues facing Latinos" today is about everything Latino except the very most pressing issues, such as the climate of hate that is giving white supremacists a wink and a nod as they bring violence upon us.
UNDOUBTEDLY, those new to our voting rolls and Census counts will become an accepted part of our country before long. Efforts to deny health, opportunity and equality to humans as deserving of these things as you and I, will seem gross and repugnant on that day, though to many of us they do right now.
SOON, CNN WILL BE BROADCASTING their Latino in America special, as if they don't contribute to the animosity and eventual murder that finds its way to our communities through the furrowed mind and curling lips of well-established Racist and hatemonger Lou Dobbs.
THIS WEEK'S NEWS WITH NEZUA covers 12 minutes of terrain in our shiny Post-Racial Paradise, and the paradoxes that present in the punditocracy when handling race. Does using tact when discussing Race matter? Where does Racism exist? What the hell is "BitTorrent?" With special guest appearances by Jerry Jackalorde, and other Nezua-tastic characters!