02 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Top-Gear, Top-Notch Racism from BBC Network

A host of the popular show ‘Top Gear’ described a Mexican car and people as “lazy, feckless, and flatulent” on a recent show. And it is not going over well with a lot of people. The icing on the cake is that the Top Gear hosts were confident that people would not complain. Especially the […]

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06 July 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Wearing a Mexico Jersey Makes You "Illegal"

I am migrating a few of my favorite blog posts over the past year to my personal blog. I apologize if this causes issues with your RSS feeds. Hollywood star Ashton Kutcher can don the Brazilian soccer jersey and cheer for the South American team without bringing his citizenship under scrutiny. But apparently a 12-year […]

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22 May 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Moron of the Week – JW Lown

Love makes us do retarded things. Mayor of San Angelo, Texas–J.W. Lown–has abruptly stepped down from his post earlier this week, declaring that he had moved to Mexico to be with his male lover, who had been living illegally in the United States for quite some time. Scheduled to take the oath of office last […]

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19 April 2009 ~ 0 Comments

Critique: Subaltern Immigrants

Odem 2008 Subaltern Immigrants The status of millions of undocumented workers from Mexico and Latin America in the United States poses a serious challenge to the country’s founding myth as an immigrant nation. They form an integral part of the US labour force, but exist on the margins of the nation’s political and social life. […]

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25 September 2008 ~ 0 Comments

More Border Woes – DHS runs out of $$; Head replaced

Trouble seems to follow the border fence everywhere–they may be hedged together. After waiving environmental protections, trying to build the wall through a school campus, and causing flooding trouble, we hear from the DHS that the proposed border wall is over-budget and that the official in charge of the multibillion-dollar program, Greg Giddens, has been […]

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