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Browsing all posts from December, 2009.

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The Weekly Diaspora: The Myth of Us Vs. Them

The Weekly Diaspora: The Myth of Us Vs. Them

As we usher the last decade into the realm of memory, it’s time to stop viewing immigration reform as an Us vs. Them issue.

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News With Nezua | Goodbye 2009!

News With Nezua | Goodbye 2009!

Seeing the year out with tradition, art, hope, and a connection across time and space.

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Weekly Diaspora: ICE Perpetuating Human Rights Abuses

Weekly Diaspora: ICE Perpetuating Human Rights Abuses

YET ONE MORE UGLY PIECE OF EVIDENCE that the Department of Homeland Security’s ICE unit is a mutation from the terror-iffic Bush years that continues to eat away at the integrity of our national soul.

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¡Feliz Festivus!

¡Feliz Festivus!

I WISH JOY and Happiness and peace to all my compas—or at the very least a moment of respite from the grueling grind that can be life, liberty and the pursuit of a few dollars in this here world. Feliz!

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News With Nezua | The White Professional Anti-Racist

News With Nezua | The White Professional Anti-Racist

IN THIS ERA of shifting cultural demographics and a shrinking white population, some heroes are gettin’ paid to be the Enlightened Whites. Unfortunately, too often this means repeating oppressive power structures but under the guise of altruism.

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Juan Felipe Herrera Awarded PEN/Beyond Margins Award for Latest Work

Juan Felipe Herrera Awarded PEN/Beyond Margins Award for Latest Work

JUAN FELIPE HERRERA, celebrated and prolific Chicano poet, has been awarded the PEN/Beyond Margins award for his latest work, Half of the World in Light.

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Weekly Diaspora: CIR ASAP the First Step to Reform

Weekly Diaspora: CIR ASAP the First Step to Reform

ON TUESDAY, Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) introduced the Comprehensive Immigration Reform for America’s Security and Prosperity Act of 2009 (CIR-ASAP). Rep. Gutierrez said that the bill represents “the final push for comprehensive immigration reform.”

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News With Nezua | The Chaos Cell Known as Maricopa County Law

News With Nezua | The Chaos Cell Known as Maricopa County Law

JOE ARPAIO is back in the news for being a class A sadist and creep as well as vindictively wielding the power of his office to attack those who dare question his methods. That, and a lot more in this extra meaty version of News With Nezua.