Guest Post by Historian Elizabeth O’Brien Javier Duarte, the unpopular governor of Veracruz, recently visited the city of Orizaba. He intended to record video footage for his upcoming state address, […]
Voces del noreste mexicano / Voices of the Mexican Northeast editada por Mario Nicolás Castro. En la introducción de su libro, La guerra de los Zetas: viaje por la frontera de la necropolitica (The […]
Many years ago when I was a teaching assistant to the celebrated poet June Jordan at UC Berkeley, she gave me a piece of advice to help me weed through the pile of student submissions we received: if it is abstract, throw it out. I thought she was joking but then she handed me a one page sheet of “no-no words” that she prohibited students from using. The list included words like “racism,” “oppression,” and “loneliness.”
Aguda y punzante reflexión sobre los cada vez más inesperados efectos de la naturalización de la violencia en México, a propósito del caso de secuestro y asesinato de un niño en Chihuahua, a manos de otros menores.