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Remezcla's New Video Explores the Politics of the Dance Floor

Remezcla’s New Video Explores the Politics of the Dance Floor

by Aura Bogado on November 13 2014, 5:32PM

Mexico City’s Fvded and Haiti’s Cyborg Dance Collective tear it up

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Mexican Alpine Skier to Sport Mariachi Look at Sochi Olympics

Mexican Alpine Skier to Sport Mariachi Look at Sochi Olympics

by Jamilah King on January 28 2014, 10:51AM

Hubertus von Hohenlohe wants to make an impact on the slopes at the upcoming Sochi Olympics, even if he doesn’t win a medal.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Border Patrol Announces It Will Continue Using Deadly Force Against Rock-Throwers

Border Patrol Announces It Will Continue Using Deadly Force Against Rock-Throwers

by Von Diaz on November 6 2013, 2:21PM

Eight people have been killed by border agents in rock-throwing incidents since 2010.

Topics: /NOW

Stunning Portraits of Muxes, Mexico's 'Third Gender'

Stunning Portraits of Muxes, Mexico’s ‘Third Gender’

by Jamilah King on September 17 2013, 12:47PM

A Mexico City-based photographer celebrates men who consider themselves women and are celebrated as symbols of good luck.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Malcolm X's Grandson Killed in Mexico During Robbery

Malcolm X’s Grandson Killed in Mexico During Robbery

by Jamilah King on May 10 2013, 9:30AM

The 28-year-old grandson of Malcolm X, has reportedly been found dead in Mexico City.

Topics: /NOW

The World Didn’t End, So Did All the Attention Help or Hurt The Maya?

by Jamilah King on December 27 2012, 1:41PM

The truth is a lot less sensational than you might imagine.

Topics: /NOW

A Deported Father Wins a Long, Painful Fight to Keep His Kids

A Deported Father Wins a Long, Painful Fight to Keep His Kids

by on November 28 2012, 9:53AM

Felipe Montes’s story drew national attention and rare federal intervention not because it is unique, but because it is increasingly common.

Topics: Immigration, Felipe Montes

Border Towns Honor Fallen Migrants on Day of the Dead

Border Towns Honor Fallen Migrants on Day of the Dead

by Jorge Rivas on October 31 2012, 2:25PM

Since Dia de los Muertos in 1994, the year that Operation Gatekeeper tightened border security and diverted migrants to remote and dangerous areas, artists hang art on the border fence as a way of honoring the men, women and children who lost their lives on their way to the U.S.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Romney's Mexican Cousin: U.S./NAFTA 'Responsible for Increase in Illegal Immigration' [Video]

Romney’s Mexican Cousin: U.S./NAFTA ‘Responsible for Increase in Illegal Immigration’ [Video]

by Jorge Rivas on September 25 2012, 5:15PM

What do Mitt’s Mexican cousins think about his strict immigration policies?

Topics: Immigration, /NOW

Javier Sicilia's Poetry in Motion Against the U.S.-Mexico Drug Wars Photo

Javier Sicilia’s Poetry in Motion Against the U.S.-Mexico Drug Wars

by Debbie Nathan on June 14 2011, 8:56AM

After losing his son to drug violence, a renowned Mexican artist set out on a cross-country trek to dramatize the death that our failed, militaristic response to narcotics has spawned.

Topics: Dispatches, Drug War, Global Affairs

Wars on the U.S.-Mexico Border Divide and Conquer

Wars on the U.S.-Mexico Border Divide and Conquer

by Michelle Chen on March 21 2011, 10:12AM

U.S. drug and trade policies still do more to create instability than fight it.

Topics: Global Justice

Dispatch From Cancun: Developing Paradise in the Suicide Capital

Dispatch From Cancun: Developing Paradise in the Suicide Capital

by Roberto Lovato on December 3 2010, 10:06AM

As world leaders gather for climate talks on one side of town, Roberto Lovato visits the other, where the turmoil of climate change threatens hearts and minds, too.

Topics: Dispatches, Environment

Mexico's Birthday Blues: U.S. Border Security

Mexico’s Birthday Blues: U.S. Border Security

by on September 17 2010, 9:00AM

This summer, President Obama deployed 1,200 National Guard to patrol the border.

Topics: Global Affairs

In France and America, Bigotry Knows No Borders

In France and America, Bigotry Knows No Borders

by Michelle Chen on September 15 2010, 10:00AM

The French may not think much of Americans, but both countries’ governments share a singular antipathy for “outsiders.”

Topics: Global Affairs

Crab Industry Workers Reveal Injustice of 'Legal' Migrant Labor

Crab Industry Workers Reveal Injustice of ‘Legal’ Migrant Labor

by Michelle Chen on July 16 2010, 10:13AM

Government-sanctioned exploitation in the crab industry shows why rights activists balk at the concept of guestworker programs.

Topics: On Gender

Jan Brewer's Cross-Border Tantrum

Jan Brewer’s Cross-Border Tantrum

by Daisy Hernandez on July 8 2010, 7:09PM

Mexico’s border state governors say they’re not stepping foot in Arizona for their annual meeting, so Brewer cancelled the confab. Problem is, she doesn’t have that authority.

Topics: Immigration, Immigration

McCain Ad Promotes “Danged” Fence He Once Thought Danged Dumb [Video]

by Michelle Chen on May 17 2010, 10:30AM

Sen. John McCain’s touting his 10-point Border Security Plan—a familiar right-wing wish list of ways to militarize the border—in a campaign ad that presents him as just the kind of stalwart border vigilante who could win over angry constituents…

Topics: Immigration, Politics

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