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East Los musicians Las Cafeteras have long made political progress a signature element of their sound and the band’s new single continues the tradition.

If I Was President — released on Monday, Presidents Day — starts with the son jarocho song Señor Presidente and “then flows into a bilingual hip hop-folk fusion, with lyrics that make you dream, think, come up with alternatives.”

Read more at UNIVISION.

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There's a small stretch of soil north of the Rio Grande that's still part of the United States south of the Mexican border wall. The Atlantic went inside this No-Man’s Land to uncover what life is like in a place that feels like not-quite America, but not-quite Mexico.

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meanwhileinamericaThis started out as just text on Facebook, and then he made it into a cartoon.

Via Andy McClure on IMGUR.

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Los Hollywood — from San Diego and Tijuana — do the Time Warp again as they mashup the past (cassette tapes, Polaroid cameras) with modern pop and selfies in the new video Cucu. Los Hollywood es la visión artistica de una banda dinámica conformada por Heidy Flores (voz/bajo) [POCHO ❤️ HEIDY], Gustavo Mojica (batería), y Marcos Mondragon (guitarra). That’s actor Stephanie Miranda with the pink hair and the camera..

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Mexican roqueros De Nalgas: ‘Con Dinero Baila El Perro’ (video)

by Soy Capitan February 21, 2017 Cultura
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When it comes to Rock en Español, we love De Nalgas y Molotov. In this angry new release, De Nalgas turn the standard lyrics music video upside down by spelling out the Spanish words via memes and social media. The band is sick and tired of Mexico’s hypocrisy and lies and this is their “combat […]

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Swinging saloon doors lead a cowboy to his destiny in ‘La Bota’ (video)

by CISCO KID February 21, 2017 Cultura
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A wandering vaquero meets his destiny in a dusty desert saloon called La Bota — The Boot.

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La Cucaraca: On President’s Day, let’s contrast and compare (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 20, 2017 Cartoons
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Fat foodaholic gabacho drinks Corona and makes corn tortillas (video)

by Barney Asada February 20, 2017 Cultura
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Chris Donovan of FatFoodaolics shows us How to Make Corn Tortillas the Wrong Way. Huh? He explains: Tortillas! One of my favorite foods on the planet. Nothing better then a Taco or Burrito smothered with cheese, sour cream, pico de gallo, etc. One thing, I can never replicate what I get in a good Mexican […]

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Exploring ‘The Golden Age of Mexican Cinema’ (student video)

by CALLE DE CINEMA February 17, 2017 Cultura
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Antioch College student Cristian Perez-Lopez put together this cool short video for a history of film class. How many of these films have you seen?

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Conservative legislators will keep Trump in check, don’t worry (toon)

by Cartoonistas February 17, 2017 Cartoons
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More like this at How the Press Soft-Pedaled Hitler.

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La Cucaracha: The Latino Cupid saga continues… (toons)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 16, 2017 Cartoons
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Pro-Trump luchador stirs up the lucha libre crowds in Mexico (video)

by Bronco del Camino February 16, 2017 El Now
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Pittsburgh pendejo Sam Polinsky moved to Mexico to get a job as lucha libre bad guy — a “rudo.” How rude can you go? He’s a Trumpista! The National (United Arab Emirates) explains:

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How-to Recipe Video: Korean pork belly bulgogi tacos with peanuts

by Barney Asada February 16, 2017 Cultura
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Gabiekook shows us how to make Korean pork belly bulgogi tacos with peanuts. But first you need to answer her question: [[우리집에왜왔니?]] 국가비의 코리안 타코편 (Why did you come to my house?) Aside from the religious issues we have regarding wheat vs corn tortillas, the marinade and saucing stuff look muy rico! Oh, and nice […]

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That barcode could be a totally random thing, we don’t know (photo)

by Especial Correspondents February 16, 2017 El Now
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That Barcode Placement…

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La Cucaracha: Latinos are good for business (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz February 15, 2017 Cartoons
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Oral History: ‘I came to the U.S.A. in 1962 as a bracero’ (videos)

by Chale Knickerbocker February 15, 2017 Cultura
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When labor was short in 1950s and 60s, the American and Mexican governments worked together to import laborers across the border to work as “braceros.” The American Friends service Committee explains:

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