jueves, diciembre 3, 2020

Could It Happen in America? – About Portland and Argentina´s ´Dirty War´

They threw him in an unmarked van, was blindfolded, and taken to what was later determined to be a federal detention facility.

Free All Children and Parents Together!

A federal judge ordered that children held by ICE be released declaring that facilities are “on fire” with confirmed cases of COVID-19.

L.A’s Protests, As Diversified As The City Itself; Calls for Mayor, Chief’s Resignation

The nationwide protests are making history, surpassing those of the civil rights movements in the 60s. People of all races are demanding the demilitarization of police departments. The movement has gained support from around the world

The Heroes Act, by U.S. Representative Nanette Barragan

I made it a priority to guarantee economic relief, access to health care, and dignity for essential workers in The HEROES Act

Free Families in ICE Detention and Protect Them During the Pandemic

Amnesty International USA asks to write to ICE authorities expressing concern about the wellbeing of immigrants held in detention.

Companies Ban Zoom After Data Leak

As the company grows, so does the concern for cybersecurity. Google and SpaceX have prohibited using Zoom as a precaution to avoid data being leaked. 

European Imperialism, Quinceañeras, and the Cinco de Mayo

In a time of polarization, connecting history with music and our customs, entertains, soothes, calms, and it can make history interesting, and relevant.

Senator Harris and Others Demand Release of Detained Children Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA) and Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (D-TX) led 49 colleagues in demanding the release of detained children amid crisis.

Letter About Fear, Coronavirus, and the SB 1070

Dear undocumented workers, I wanted to write this letter because I know you are tough, but this pandemic is testing the limits of everyone.

Cuba: beyond the tourism hub, a photographer’s experience

Havana, Cuba has been suspended in time in many cases, in the 50’s to be precise. Partly because of the U.S. embargo imposed on the island.

 Los Angeles County Announces 9 New Deaths Related to the Coronavirus

Public Health has identified 1216 cases across all areas of LA County, including 21 deaths. A list of the neighborhoods where it has hit is included.

Where news websites are sexy, trendy, and viral there is room for HispanicLA

In a world where most news websites are sexy, trendy, clicky and viral, and journalism, the printed word, the truth are dying, there is room for HispanicLA

Amnesty International: Some Success Stories of 2019

Amnesty helped secured the release of many wrongly imprisoned activists like Dr. Scott Warren, Malak al-Kashef, and Aung Ko Htwe.

The Trump Distortion Effect: The Black Hole

The President could be compared to a toxic black hole that bends people into either intense devotion or a feeling of inescapable awfulness and horror. 

Bolivia, Evo Morales and Venezuela: part 2/2

Evo's Bolivian Revolution was the target of vicious commentaries, slanderous speculations and fake news: white supremacists now restore the ancient regime

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Cruzando Líneas: Morir por vivir

Llega el momento de plantearnos los propósitos de Año Nuevo cuando el 2020 no nos ha dejado cumplir los viejos; pero ahora no nos preguntados a dónde se nos fue el tiempo, lo sabemos bien, lo tenemos encapsulado en una cuarentena sin fin.

De tangos y tangueros: Francisco García Jiménez

Nació en Buenos Aires, pero sus amigos le decían “El Gallego”, o más cordiales, Paco. Era de padre e...

Opinión: Basta con los ridículos ataques al alguacil Villanueva

Es hora de que la Junta de Supervisores del Condado de Los Ángeles deje de intentar arruinar la carrera del Alguacil Villanueva y trabaje con él

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Navidad o la historia del Dios Sol

Los romanos festejaban el 19 de diciembre el Saturnal Romano en honor de Saturno, dios de la agricultura, que se celebraba durante siete días de bulliciosas diversiones, esta fiesta comenzaba el 17 y terminaba el 23 de diciembre, con grandes banquetes, donde la comida, el vino y el sexo, tenían un protagonismo importante, y el día 25 de diciembre era la fiesta de la exaltación del Sol

Peronismo: democracia de masas o fascismo posible

Si hay algo en lo cual detenerse a la hora de intentar comprender el fenómeno del peronismo es, a nuestro juicio, la heterogeneidad de sus componentes y de ideas propugnadas, según el problema que se enfrente y la coyuntura histórica por la que se atraviese

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