Browsing all posts from February, 2010.

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News With Nezua | Whoa, Canada!

News With Nezua | Whoa, Canada!

WHY DO REPUBLICANS SUPPORT WHITE-WING TERRORISM? How is Arizona giving police more power to apprehend Latinos than exists anywhere else in the nation right now? And how did your trip to Vancouver go, Nezua?

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The Weekly Undocument | You Gotta Move.

The Weekly Undocument | You Gotta Move.

A BUBBLING STEW OF JUSTICE is on the stove! Who is minding it? Who hears the whistle as the steam builds? Who out there in the political wilds is carrying kindling? Nezua takes a look in the Weekly Undocument, rounding up Immigration and Latino news like only he do!

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News With Nezua | Arpaio Coming Undone

News With Nezua | Arpaio Coming Undone

IF YOU CAN STAND THE FUN, sit yaself back and enjoy this Arpaio-Only edition of News With Nezua!

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Green Winds Blow Through the Temple of Tech

Green Winds Blow Through the Temple of Tech

AS THE WORLD CHANGES, so do the games we play. After all, these are simply other planes where our spirits roam, where our eyes engage, from where our thoughts can grow...

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They Come When the Rain Drums

They Come When the Rain Drums

A SPIRIT THAT MOVES AMONG OUR PEOPLE and means to do great harm to many of us cloaks itself in many shapes. An extreme aversion to what is perceived as cultural shifts in the USA hides behind ideas of patriotism or English-fetish and manifests as cruelty.

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Alex Sanchez Freed!

Alex Sanchez Freed!

AN EXCLUSIVE VIDEO from Cuéntame featuring the recently freed Alex Sanchez, of Homies Unidos.

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From the Mimeograph to La Bloga!

From the Mimeograph to La Bloga!

THIS MARCH, I'll be presenting at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity's Transforming Race Conference. This article provides the backstory for why I began the Unapologetic Mexican blog as well as prefaces my talk at the conference.

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The National Sport of Criminalizing Dissent

The National Sport of Criminalizing Dissent

IN WHICH NEZUA IS TURNED AWAY from the Canadian border after a long anticipatory bus ride to visit a friend in Vancouver.

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News With Nezua | The Politics of Untruth

News With Nezua | The Politics of Untruth

OBAMA AND THE TIGHTROPE. Zeituni in the cold. Hypocrisy in the land of anthems. The power of youth...ignored. A shout out to Cuéntame, the soothing nature of certain samenesses, and the creeping chill of ICE.

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The 2010 Rodolfo ‘Corky’ Gonzales Symposium

The 2010 Rodolfo ‘Corky’ Gonzales Symposium

WE BELONG TO A PROUD LEGACY. We are tied to this land, we are descended from warriors, and Indian kings, and beautiful traditions y cultura that cannot be washed or stolen away by the dominant culture—though it surely tries...

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Your Weekly Vinyl Reminda! [Feb Six Edish]

Your Weekly Vinyl Reminda! [Feb Six Edish]

A VERY SPECIAL FEBRUARY SIX EDITION of Your Weekly Vinyl Reminda. Full length and with as much heart, soul, and hipshaking, shoulderrolling, chinthrusting jammifunkalicious and historial tastiness possible.

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The Weekly Undocument: Kafka’s Cops On the Watch

The Weekly Undocument: Kafka’s Cops On the Watch

THE ECONOMY FALTERS and desperate denizens of a sizable nation tack to the right, back away from the light, throw coins at half-crock cops to purchase stronger locks, to erect more dank dim holes in which to imprison the vulnerable soul....

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News With Nezua | The Thirty-Eight Words

News With Nezua | The Thirty-Eight Words

IN HIS STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS, President Obama speaks but "Thirty Eight Words" on Immigration Reform and judging from more than one source in the blogosphere, they weren't extremely inspiring. Others were happy to hear immigration reform mentioned at all in the SOTU. But combined with the inaction so far on immigration reform, many activists and organizations are feeling daunted.