Anthony J. Cascardi: The U.S. support of Cuba’s independence from Spain did nothing to help heal the past; it became a way to bolster U.S. economic interests in sugar, tobacco, and fruit.
John Peeler: While the administration continues to pursue closure on a case-by-case basis, I think it is time to consider again the option of just returning the entire base to Cuba.
Ed Rampell: “Olvidados” graphically dramatizes social struggles south of the border, the dictatorial reactionary regimes armed and trained by the Yankee colossus in the north
Diane Lefer: With advocacy journalism, we’re often addressing people who already agree with us, but a good novel can reach and influence readers who have never before stopped to think about the issues we try so hard to bring to public awareness.
Rudy Acuna: According to Guillermo, Western anthropologists are obsessed with authenticity. The authentic Indian, the authentic Mexico, the authentic Chicano. He found Mexicans less preoccupied with the question of authenticity.
Rosemary Jenkins: Nearly 12% of baby deaths can be prevented through breast-feeding! And Nestlē must be blamed and take responsibility for a good many of those preventable deaths!
Janet Phelan: In the place of the mysteries of time and dimensional travel, is the face of Mexico today—sexy, money-driven—and a host for the American meme.
View image | gettyimages.com t the most recent Oscars, the Academy recognized the talents of numerous Mexicans who worked on the acclaimed film Birdman. During his acceptance speech for the Best Director award, Alejandro González Iñárritu made two statements meant to resonate with Mexicans living on both sides of the Mexico-United States border. In regard […]
Rudy Acuña: Americans cannot afford to keep looking at the region as a commodity. Mexicans and Latin Americans are not objects and a source of profit.
Murray Polner: Most Latin Americans have had enough of American imperialism. Obama’s order sounded like most of our past presidents whose policies have led to so much injustice and suffering.
Rudy Acuña: As a movement, we will not be able to go beyond the 1960s as long as we forget that it is the actions and not the protagonists that are important.
Winona LaDuke: We reiterate our call to the Colombian people and to the world that it is necessary to re-evaluate the actions that threaten the life and existence of Mother Earth.
Rudy Acuña: In the case of NAFTA, the Zapatistas were right and the lambs were wrong. History will judge their silence. The mea culpas of the Bill Clinton as well as the remorse of the Robert McNamara after the Vietnam War will ring hollow.