Why strikes matter
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Why Strikes Matter

The strike by United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) against Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), set for Thursday, January 10, has roused local corporate media to oppose it well in advance of the actual event. […]

Mexican loteria
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Mexican lottery

Mexicans typically don’t need a game to drink but I guess for those of you who aren’t Mexican (and just supposed to be) you can add this to your themed party along with a piñata and a sombreros next to the margarita machine. […]

Olvera street, los angeles
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Olvera Street, Los Angeles

Amid all the hustle and bustle, the offices and cars and museums and everything else going on at such a fast pace all around Los Angeles, everyone should make at least one pilgrimage to see where it all started. […]

Latino power in america is rising
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Latino Power in America is Rising

Democrats in Orange County, California, with the help of a fast-growing Latino electorate, will likely represent five of its seven congressional districts in a complete flipping of the “political tortilla” there. […]

Mate puts our coffee to shame. good!
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Mate Puts Our Coffee To Shame. Good!

The Brits might have a deeply-steeped tea tradition. The Italians’ espresso game is surely strong.  Americans know where it’s at when it comes to iced coffee. But none of that compares to the strong tradition […]