Monthly Archives: November 2015

MEChA Nationals 2016 at the University of Arizona





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Hysteria is Stupid!

The great thing about history is that you can recognize idiocy. The stupidity of Mexican American Republicans leading the anti-refugee hysteria. Mexican American Congressional representatives voting to exclude Syrian refugees. In Corridors of Migration I told about the hysteria against … Continue reading



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23rd Annual MEChA Nationals at the University of Arizona (2016)





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Relax by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)





Posted in AmeriKKKa, Capitalism, Cartoonista, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Posters, Chicana/o Studies, Colonialism, Community, Decolonization, Globalization, Knowledge, Military Industrial Complex, Neo-Liberalism, Washington | 1 Comment

For Elena

For Elena   the sadness in my heart a brief Xikano memory thinking about you Cass corridor sweetheart you said you were tired of being poor union sister did we fall in love for the time being I bought you flowers … Continue reading



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The National Question

Rudy, don’t you think if you had become part of the academic community   instead of remaining as  an outsider you could have been instrumental in    increasing the percentage  of faculty of Mexican extraction beyond three percent?  Take care Mike No, I don’t; the program, … Continue reading



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SNL by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)





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On Illegal Pete’s and the Dark Shadow of Arizona

We Are Never Illegal in Our Own Land Let’s get one thing clear: Chicana/o-Mexicana/o-Indigenous peoples can never be illegal in our own land. Yet, there are “laws” in place which erase and negate this historical fact, while also criminalizing our … Continue reading



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Forgotten Memories: Wasted Years

By chance I met a respected adversary in the Freudian Sip, and I took a moment to exchange pleasantries. Out of the blue he asked me how was Chicana/o Studies conceptualized. It is one of those questions that, although asked … Continue reading



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My Dear Princess True

1. My Dear Princess true we share this same space in time unfamiliar quotations sublime we cross the desert of the mind to find the trail may lead behind yet another worn simple state   friend, I call you with … Continue reading



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