Monthly Archives: May 2014

Our Politicos Have Sold Us Out: Selling Public Space, The Chickens Will Come Home to Roost

On the one side is neoliberalism, with all its repressive power and its machinery of death; on the other side is the human being. There are those who resign themselves to being one more number in the huge exchange of … Continue reading

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Ana Castillo Book Reading & Signing at La Casa Azul Bookstore in NYC (5/28/14)

  Book reading and signing with Ana Castillo Wednesday, May 28, 7:00pm – 8:30pm Ana Castillo’s reads from her latest novel, Give it to me, a smart and sexy tale of self-discovery, passion, and looking for love in all the wrong places. Palma Piedras, … Continue reading

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Jeff Bezos is the Devil and Why Amazon Must Be Stopped

Jeff Bezos is the Devil Ever dance with the Devil in the pale moonlight? No? But I bet you’ve sent Jeff Bezos your cold hard-earned cash in exchange for a sweet, sweet deal on a book some steamy midsummer’s night … Continue reading

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The Birth of a New Symbol: The Founding of the Brown Beret Organization at UCLA (5/21/14)

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40th Anniversary of Los Seis de Boulder: A Commemoration of the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement in Colorado (5/31/14)

May 31 2014 40th Anniversary of Los Seis de Boulder: A Commemoration of the Martyrs of the Chican@ Movement in Colorado Su Teatro | 721 Sante Fe Drive | Denver, Colorado Event from 5pm-9pm | Pre-event activities begin at 3pm … Continue reading

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ZAPATISTAS NO ESTAN SOL@S! (5/23/14)

ZAPATISTAS NO ESTAN SOL@S! An Attack on the Zapatistas is an Attack on Us All! Friday, May 23rd, 2014 10am-12noon Across the street from Mexican Consulate 2401 W. 6th Street Los Angeles, CA 90057

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7th Annual Pan-African Studies Forum at CSULA with Dr. Cornel West (5/28/14)

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No Mystery: Ruben Salazar Was Assassinated and the Man in the Middle Documentary Cover-Up

I’ve previously written about Ruben Salazar for this blog. I’ve attempted to interrogate and problematize the myth of Salazar. I’ve questioned why someone who didn’t identify as a Chicano, but instead identified as a journalist suddenly became the martyr of … Continue reading

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Ana Castillo in Austin, Texas (May 17, 2014)

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Is a Free Higher Education a Right or a Privilege?: “Educar un muchacho es perder un buen pastor” (“To educate a boy is to lose a good shepherd”)

Elites of whatever race, nationality or historical generation have opposed education as a right. During the 19th century New Mexican hacendados justified their opposition to public education on religious grounds because it threatened their hegemony. A popular saying was “educar un … Continue reading

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