lunes, marzo 30, 2020

Etiqueta: Los Angeles

Me encanta México

Conocí más de la cultura mexicana: la Virgen de Guadalupe, los chiles rellenos, los tacos y la sopa de tortilla. Desde entonces esos son mis platos favoritos, más que una parrillada argentina con chinchulines.

A good type of fever: Dengue Fever

Dengue Fever, created in 2001 in Los Angeles, is currently one of the most original stage rock bands. Inspired by 60s and 70s rock of Cambodia, brothers Ethan and Zac Holtzman started this musical experience which hasn’t stopped growing.

Poetic Justice: Dobbs Owes Everything to Immigrants

Editor’s note: After Wednesday's abrupt on-air resignation of veteran CNN anchor Lou Dobbs, many Latino advocacy and immigrant rights groups felt vindicated. They had...

Book Presentation / Discussion at Pasadena’s La Pintoresca Public Library

Randy Jurado Ertll, author of "Hope in Times of Darkness: A Salvadoran American Experience" will be discussing the content of his book and the importance of promoting literature among the Salvadoran American and Latino youth.

An Attack Against Prevention and Intervention

Those who defend Sánchez believe the legal campaign against him has broad social and political ramifications, and threatens to de-legitimize the social justice approach to the problem of gangs. That perception is widespread.

A PATH WITH HEART: Four years at the Capitol

Now more than ever, the poor need reporters to express their grievances and to put pressure on politicians to work on solutions.

Chaka: Vandalism and the art of graffiti

It’s impossible to say exactly when graffiti art goes from vandalism to collectible. When it comes to something as subjective as art, coming from a place like the streets of Los Angeles, it usually takes a nod from the likes of Ashton Kutcher or Christina Aguilera.

Why Marriage in Mexico City Matters

This morning, en route to work, I told my mother I was getting married and asked her if she’d travel to Mexico City and join me as we exchanged vows. “Yes! When do we leave?” she responded.

Zoot Suit Riot

I would much rather see a bunch of guys hanging around in suits, even if they are ill-fitting suits, than pants that could house several animals, and prints in which a clown would feel silly.

The Spanglish of the cholo

This isn’t the typical Spanglish where one might say carro instead of coche, or always answer with “que” when “mande usted” would be more appropriate. No, this is more like saying “watcha,” or “trucha”.

From Yiddish to Spanglish: my life as an immigrant

Will Spanglish develop into something like Yiddish or is it merely transitional speech? Will we see a Spanglish school? Rules? A Spanglish Academy?

Arizona’s new racist and anti-immigrant law affects the gay community

If we want to win back the right for same-sex couples to marry, we should forge strong partnerships with similar human rights movements seeking to protect the basic rights of people.

Messages from the immigration rally in Los Angeles: Schumer = SB1070?

While both SB 1070 and the Schumer-Graham plan propose to push illegal aliens out of the shadows of the economy and the law, the Arizona law would push them right into jail while the immigration reform plan would allow them to work toward citizenship.

Legalize everyone? From Guadalupe Hidalgo to the Schumer-Graham plan

Even if the calls to legalize all can be reconciled with history and the reality of modern international politics, domestic politics in this country make them impossible to actually implement.

California Proposition 14 and its effect on political parties

In fact, the bigger parties are probably more likely to put forward several candidates, because they cover a large ideological spectrum, than are the smaller third parties, which are much more focused.

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