Category Archives: Mexico

Used 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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Review: Mestiz@ Scripts, Digital Migrations, and the Territories of Writing by Damián Baca

Baca, Damián. Mestiz@ Scripts, Digital Migrations, and the Territories of Writing. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.Print. “Knowing is what counts. To know one’s own country and govern it with that knowledge is the only way to free it from tyranny…The European … Continue reading

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Narco Corrido by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)

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On the Bacon Trail: The Precursors – Part 2 of 2

Note: The following is a lengthy article on the revolutionary activity in Mexico, and the dirty war on Mexican students who are at the forefront of preserving the nation’s historical memory and defending the Mexican Constitution. This defense led to … Continue reading

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Coahuila Meditation

Coahuila Meditation   I send you a multi-colored tobacco prayer tie of hope   a Tolteca rich Spotted Eagle feather   a Spirit Chant bright be-bop hip hop city smart song of courage   Little Mexico projects throw down for … Continue reading

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Trump Hunt by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)

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On The Bacon Trail: Exposing Historical Myopia (Part One of Two)

Historical myopia causes nearsightedness, distorting one’s view of current and past events. It interferes in distinguishing details. Consequently, we don’t pay much attention to how and why the present has come about. In general American culture discourages complex thinking. Almost … Continue reading

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Fall of the EPA by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)

Posted in AmeriKKKa, Aztlan, Barrio, Capitalism, Cartoonista, Chicana/o, Chicana/o Activism, Chicana/o Art, Chicana/o Community, Chicana/o Health, Chicana/o History, Chicana/o Identity, Chicana/o Ideology, Chicana/o Politics, Chicana/o Power, Chicana/o Studies, Chicana/o Underground, Chicana/o Youth, Classism, Colonialism, Community, Cultura, Decolonization, Education, Gentrification, Globalization, History, Indigenous, Knowledge, Labor, Land, Language, Law, Mexican, Mexico, Migrant, Movimiento, MuXer, Neo-Liberalism, Nepantla, New Mexico, Politcal Cartoon, Politics, Privitization, Resistance, Sexism, Sin Fronteras, Social justice, Solidarity, Student Empowerment, Unity, Xicana, Xicano | Leave a comment

Remembering Ruben Jaramillo: A Recent History of Privatization

Before the Zapatistas revolted of January 1, 1994, Rubén Jaramillo had fought for the land reform, guaranteed by the Mexican Constitution of 1917.  Born in Tlaquiltenango, Morelos, in 1900, Jaramillo at 15 joined Emiliano Zapata’s Liberation Army of the South and … Continue reading

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