Monthly Archives: December 2015

Redundancy and Chicana/o Studies: El Tesonero

Words often clash with each other or interfere with an understanding of different concepts. For example, “redundancy” is a noun — it means, according to the dictionary “the state of being not or no longer needed or useful.” It comes … Continue reading



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History Is Never Over

History Is Never Over   1. it appears that a number of people never grew up as responsible citizens much less respectable human beings never took advantage of commonplace inheritance on historic southwest Detroit city streets nor understood the need … Continue reading



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Trudel RIP by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)





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The Silence of the Lambs is Slowly Killing Us

It is often uncomfortable being a malcontent; however, the “Silence of the Lambs” is slowly killing us. About a year or so ago I wrote about the case of Ann Marie Catano in a blog titled “Say It Ain’t so … Continue reading



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Micro Thoughts on Chicana/o Studies

What amazes me is the lack of knowledge most educators and university professors have of pedagogy. Chicana/o Studies has been around for close to fifty years and I still hear inane questions such as why Chicana/o studies, and what is … Continue reading



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Making a Killing by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)





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Words With Wisdom

Words With Wisdom   1. I am beginning to see my father Jose my brother Felipe my uncle Juan in me                          Jose Aztatl Free pehapenstance holds the key a split personality?   not hardly   1910 revolutionary   1967 82nd Airborne … Continue reading



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Local Terrorism by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)





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