Browsing all posts from October, 2009.

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And We Grow Fat Upon The Fruits of Their Labor

And We Grow Fat Upon The Fruits of Their Labor

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.

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Dobbs and Gheen Admit to Inciting Violence

Dobbs and Gheen Admit to Inciting Violence

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.

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THE CRIME: Sleeping While Chinese

THE CRIME: Sleeping While Chinese

IF THE POLICE are out to alienate themselves entirely from the people of the US, they should continue Tasering people in a sadistic manner.

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Weekly Diaspora: Legislating Hate

Weekly Diaspora: Legislating Hate

Misguided and troublesome attempts to legislate hate are rippling out and hurting other communities. Perhaps some have forgotten that United We Stand, and...

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The GOP: Leaving No Doubt What They’re About!

The GOP: Leaving No Doubt What They’re About!

I'M TRYING TO IMAGINE what the GOP strategy is anymore when it comes to our nation of many peoples....

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Torn Apart

Torn Apart

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.

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News With Nezua | Something Simple to Share

News With Nezua | Something Simple to Share

SOMETIMES in our passionate lean forward to meet injustice or challenge, we lose our center for a moment...

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The Weekly Diaspora: We Can Prosper Together

The Weekly Diaspora: We Can Prosper Together

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.

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News With Nezua | Making Sense of Sinsemilla

News With Nezua | Making Sense of Sinsemilla

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.

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The Long War: Faces and Phases of Racism and Justice

The Long War: Faces and Phases of Racism and Justice

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.

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Dia de la Luna!

Dia de la Luna!

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.

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CNN Loves Lou Dobbs’ Leprous Lies More Than It Values Latino Lives

CNN Loves Lou Dobbs’ Leprous Lies More Than It Values Latino Lives

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.

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Weekly Diaspora: Moving Immigration Reform Forward

Weekly Diaspora: Moving Immigration Reform Forward

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.

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CNN: Stroke You With One Hand, Knife You With The Other

CNN: Stroke You With One Hand, Knife You With The Other

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.

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News With Nezua | Our Post-Racial Paradise

News With Nezua | Our Post-Racial Paradise

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!