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Originally proposed as an international peace park with Mexico, Big Bend, Texas has a unique relationship with its southern neighbor. For the past 40 years, Mike Davidson — the Ferryman at the Wall — has been ferrying tourists across the Rio Grande for a little taste of Mexican life. He’d like to keep it that way, but some orange pendejo wants to build a great big border wall to divide the park.

Eric Holland: It’s time for ‘Amnistia’ again (music video)

by ZACK A. TEXAS September 18, 2017 Cultura
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Eric Holland, a former Arizona ESL teacher who moved to Mexico, writes and sings amazing songs about the border. His Amnistia, which we first featured four years ago, paints a picture we’d all like to see! [Video by Danny Worms.] PREVIOUSLY ON ERIC HOLLAND:

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Happy Rosh HaShana from the Jews of Tijuana! Happy 5778! (video)

by Comic Saenz September 18, 2017 Cultura
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Mexico, like the United Estates, is a “nation of immigrants.” In the 1900s, Tijuana welcomed Jewish refugees fleeing wars, hate, and poverty in Europe, Asia and the Mideast. Tijuana Jews, the story of the extended Artenstein family, has become a POCHO Rosh HaShana (New Year) tradition ever since we noticed rosh-ha-shana rhymed with Tijuana in […]

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Lin-Manuel Miranda ‘Hamilton’ video: ‘Immigrants get the job done!’

by Soy Capitan June 29, 2017 Cultura
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Lin-Manuel Miranda’s powerful new video for Immigrants (We Get The Job Done) is based on a track from The Hamilton Mixtape. Rolling Stone reports:

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La Cucaracha: ¡Feliz Day of the Dads! in Trump’s America (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 19, 2017 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Ted Cruz wants El Chapo to pay for the wall (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 12, 2017 Cartoons
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The continuing saga of Donald Trump, the Hustler

by Dr. Alvaro Huerta May 12, 2017 El Now
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Trump — as President of the United States — has continued to hustle the American public In a September essay, I argued that then-presidential candidate Donald J. Trump was hustling the American public. Now, thanks to the support of the FBI’s James Comey,* Russia’s Vladimir Putin and WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange, Trump — as President of […]

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