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In Search of the Almond Impaction

The power of “The Man,” as they used call the establishment in the 1960s, is its ability to control and change the narrative. In Arizona, the Koch Brothers and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) bought politicians, the media and Tea Party activists. They wrote anti-immigrant bills, lowered taxes and privatized Arizona. But the truth […]

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Impaction: What Goes Around Comes Around

On September 11, 1973, General Augusto Pinochet, in cooperation with the CIA, led a military coup assassinating constitutionally elected Salvador Allende and unleashing a reign of terror that in the first year conservatively murdered over 11,000 people. By 1982 neoliberal wunderkind Milton Friedman declared that dictator Pinochet “has supported a fully free-market economy as a […]

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The REAL Questions To Ask About The Deadly Events in France

“3.7 Million March In Paris… World Leaders Join Demonstrators In Mourning And Defiance… French PM: ‘Today, Paris Is The Capital Of The World’…” “‘POURQUOI?’  An accompanying headline boomed, “AT WAR WITH RADICAL ISLAM.” The reaction was in response to the Charlie Hebdo and Grocery Store attacks. Millions jumped on the bandwagon and declared their solidarity […]

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Is Stereotyping Racist?

As I have said on many occasions, “[Todo] depende del cristal con que se mire” (“everything depends on the color of the crystal that one looks through”). Our life experiences, social class, education, and culture shape our rational epistemology. During the debate over “The Interview” – a film starring James Franco and Seth Rogen mocking North […]