Category Archives: Politics

Observando al Observador at Brava Theatre in San Francisco (June 21st)

    Observando al Observador Brava presents the US premiere of Observando al Observador, a documentary film by Malena Juanatey Observando al Observador (Observing the Observer) tells the story of two US citizens, Olga Talamante and Patricia Erb, who were … Continue reading



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“Neva Romero: Jamas Olvidados” – September 19 – Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder, Colorado

  “Neva Romero: Jamas Olvidados”, is a documentary film about a 21-year-old University of Colorado undergraduate who was killed, along with two other Chicano activists, in a car bomb in May of 1974 at the Colorado Chautauqua. Forty-eight hours later … Continue reading



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Illusions of Syria by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)





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Challenge to Be Great: The Election of Gabriel Buelna

One of the greatest disappointments in living a long life is seeing friends who could have been great enter politics surrounded by high hopes and never achieve their potential or your hopes for them. My former student Gabriel Buelna won … Continue reading



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Raíces (A Chicanx Brown Bag Series) at the University of Arizona (3/8/17)





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Sam in the Box by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)





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Pass the Buck

President Harry S. Truman had a sign on his desk with the inscription “The buck stops here.” Truman an avid poke player wanted to specify that he didn’t ‘pass the buck’ to anyone; he accepted personal responsibility for the way … Continue reading



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Requiem 29 at the University of Arizona (12/15/16)





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¡Unid@s Contra Trump! in Boyle Heights (12/3/16)

  ¡Unid@s Contra Trump! December 3, 2016 @10am. LA is NOT afraid! We call on our communty members to continue the work of uniting and fighting back against Donald Trump and what he wants to do to this country, especially … Continue reading



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The Bourgeois’ Dilemma

The other day a colleague called it to my attention that I was wearing New Balance so in some way I was breaking a boycott. I pointed out that they were the only shoes I had. In retrospect I was … Continue reading



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