domingo, febrero 16, 2020

Etiqueta: Los Angeles

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.

Sí, era una bomba: atacan una sinagoga

La xenofobia atenta contra la convivencia común, las instituciones democráticas y es el posible preludio de más atrocidades y crímenes.

Admiro y agradezco

Me declaro feliz de haber sido testigo de un proceso inigualable: la transformación de estos chicos, que llegaron atomizados e inseguros, tímidos o coloridos adolescentes, en un grupo orgulloso, unido, cohesionado, determinado, exitoso.

The L.A. Film Festival Welcomes the International Spotlight

The Los Angeles Film Festival is focusing their International Spotlight this year on Cuba. Four sensational films have been selected ranging with different Cuban related themes, each having the beautiful and mysterious Cuba in common.

Mineros chilenos en Los Angeles: Entrevista con Luis Urzúa

Los mineros chilenos protagonistas de uno de los rescates más dramáticos e inspiradores de los últimos tiempos están de visita en Los Ángeles dónde entre otras actividades recibirán este viernes 29 medallas al valor por la fortaleza que demostraron en la odisea que les tocó vivir.

Lo que comen nuestros hijos en la escuela

Los encargados de la educación en Los Angeles deben dejar de lado consideraciones de prestigio e invitar a que se documente el problema de obesidad en las escuelas

Tijuana Blues: Malditos Vecinos

Este tema del derecho a la portación de armas en Estados Unidos, es uno de los temas que encuentro totalmente incoherente. No puedo concebir como un derecho inalienable, como algunos suelen argumentar cada vez que se “insinúa” un intento por controlar y regular mejor el acceso de armas a particulares en este país.

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