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Donald Trump’s economic policies, unveiled yesterday in Detroit, would erase whatever meager protections we have left against out-of-control corporations, let polluters ruin our air, spoil our water, and boil our endangered planet, kill Obamacare, give rich people a tax break and ruin whatever progress we have made since George W. Bush and his Wall Street cronies caused the Great Recession.

How and why can the GOP justify this deluded douchebag’s proposals? It’s the Gospel of Supply-Side Jesus, as explained by now-Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.)

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Deb and Maria are the same age, each has two kids, and they live just a few miles apart. Deb, however, will live, on average, 15 years longer than Maria. This public service video from The California Endowment — narrated by George Takei — explains the discrepancy:

What determines how long we live? The surprising thing to us was that adjacent communities can have a 15 year-difference in life expectancy. [Mas…]

salandisela2Sal and Isela are a husband and wife duo from Lake Elsinore, California, with fond memories of El Tortillero, the guy with the grocery truck who rolled through the hood. He was hecho en Mexico, just like his mazapan, and saladitos, and pastelitos de gansito, galletitas Maria, y chocomilk and …. [Mas…]


Live from her bedroom, California-native high school senior Allison Reyes explains the heartaches and joys of Being Hispanic. SPOILER: If she had to do it all over again, she wouldn’t change a thing.

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The Jewish festival of Hanukkah חנוכה starts Sunday night, so Hebrew hermanos Jaquann and Luis prepare potato latkes (pancakes) — one of the season’s signature treats. (Totally NSFW adult language.)

We’ve got cheesey avocado potato latke BREAKFAST TACOS too!

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See this painting that is supposed to depict the first Thanksgiving? It’s wrong wrong wrong. What really went on at that epic feast so long ago? We’ve got eight little-known factoids right here:

8. The frozen string beans in the casserole were past their sell-by date

7. Pilgrim Zephaniah Winslow = silent but deadly

6. Squanto’s succotash was really takeout from Chipotle Mexican Grill [Mas…]

Bonjour, Paris! Allons au Mexique pour manger des tacos (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN November 17, 2015 Cultura
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Sure, Paris is where haute cuisine was perfected, but come to Mexico – because tacos!

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Good morning, Guadalajara! ‘Una mañana en la ciudad’ (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker August 19, 2015 Cultura
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As the sun comes rises over Guadalajara ♬ ♫ Guadalajara, the city wakes up, cleans up, and gets to work.

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Nom nom nom: The pastries of South America (video)

by JEFE BOYARDEE August 5, 2015 Cultura
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Got your cafecito ready? Sit down at the mesa and enjoy delicious fracturas from Argentina and sweet quesadillas from Ecuador.

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But what kind of Asian ARE you? (video)

by Lucida Grandé May 11, 2015 Cultura
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Somehow this looks and sounds familiar…. PREVIOUSLY ON STUFF LIKE THIS:

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Ask A Mexican: Is it safe to visit Tijuana? (video)

by Comic Saenz April 16, 2015 Cultura
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POCHO’s Associate Naranjero Gustavo ¡Ask A Mexican! Arellano has just returned from a weekend trip to Tijuana. “Is it safe again in Tijuana, Gustavo?” someone asked him when he got back. “It’s safe — and it’s amazing!” he replied.

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Welcome to Si Racha, Thailand, home of that sauce (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN April 6, 2015 Cultura
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POCHO loves hometown favorite salsa picante Huy Fong Sriracha, we cannot lie. We like Tapatio and Cholula and Valentina, sure, but the garlicky sweet red sauce from Irwinwindale, CA is special. That’s why we were intrigued by this video visit to a chile-loving town in Southeast Asia – Si Racha, Thailand. PREVIOUSLY ON SALSA:

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Pupusas? Si, pupusas! Mmmm, pupusas! (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN March 25, 2015 Cultura
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That’s it. Just pupusas.

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Seamless: The food delivery service that eliminates humans (video)

by Barney Asada March 24, 2015 Cultura
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Dear Architects of Our Future: I’m hungry, but don’t want to leave the house, and I certainly don’t want to interact with any human beings. Is there an app and service that can get me food delivery without any people involved? There is? And it’s Seamless?

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CNN finds ‘underground’ tacos in Los Angeles (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN February 10, 2015 Cultura
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Oh wow! Underground food! Taco trucks! Street vendors! Birria! Secret restaurants in peoples’ homes! CNN’s Nick Valencia has the scoop from the City of Angels.

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BBC Video: What does it mean to be Mexican-American?

by Moctezuma Cortés February 9, 2015 Cultura
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The BBC sent a reporter to the Southwest to find out what it means to be a Mexican-American. The answer? It’s complicated.

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Out of F-bombs, Foo Fighter Dave Grohl puts ‘Chile Olé’ in a song

by Soy Capitan January 21, 2015 Cultura
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At a concert in Chile last week, Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters ran out of F-bombs to drop on stage, so he turned the adoring crowd’s Chile Olé chant into a new song. [NSFW F-bombs.] H/t Remezcla. PRO TIP FOR ROCK AND ROLL CONCERT PROMOTERS WHO WANT TO BOOK THE FOO FIGHTERS: THE BAND IS VERY […]

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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: Roasted Red Hanukkah Christmas Kwanzaa Salsa

by TIA LENCHA December 23, 2014 Cultura
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Hola. Is Tia Lencha here. Ju want to give presens to eberyone on your Chrismas list or Hanukkah or Kwanzaa or Reyes Magos or Chinese Year but ju are short on dinero? No worry! Tia Lencha is going to give ju recipe for to make the oven roast red salsa! Is nice! Is a good […]

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It’s the time of the season — got tamales? (photo gallery)

by JEFE BOYARDEE December 19, 2014 Cultura
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Los Hebrew Homies make Hanukkah potato latkes (NSFW video)

by SOY VEY December 15, 2014 Cultura
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The Jewish festival of Hanukkah חנוכה starts Tuesday night, so Hebrew hermanos Jaquann and Luis prepare potato latkes (pancakes) one of the season’s signature treats. (Totally NSFW adult language.) PREVIOUSLY ON HOMEBOY HEBREWS:

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Tia Lencha’s Cocina: How ju make Mijo’s favorite Mole Poblano turkey

by TIA LENCHA November 25, 2014 Cultura
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Hola. Is Tia Lencha here. Sorry I no give ju recetas (recipes for ju pochos) for a gwhile. Mijo’s daddy no send the cheques for the mijo support. I mad. Then he go to my house crying because the eskelton eskank he marry left him for another viejo (old man for ju pochos). The viejo […]

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Pocho Ocho little-known factoids about the first Thanksgiving

by Especial Correspondents November 21, 2014 Cultura
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See this painting that is supposed to depict the first Thanksgiving? It’s wrong wrong wrong. What really went on at that epic feast so long ago? We’ve got eight little-known factoids right here: 8. The frozen string beans in the casserole were past their sell-by date 7. Pilgrim Zephaniah Winslow = silent but deadly 6. […]

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