Category Archives: Sin Fronteras

¡Tierra y Libertad! Articles 27 and 28 of the Mexican Constitution: Does History Matter?

El grito ¡Tierra y Libertad! (Land and liberty), attributed to Emiliano Zapata, was in reality popularized  by Ricardo Flores Magón whose prints are all over Zapata’s Plan de Ayala. Flores Magón wrote an article titled, “Tierra y libertad”. Otilio Montaño Sánchez, a local school teacher, introduced … Continue reading

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Los Muertos de Hambre: The War on Chicana/o Studies Unmasking the Illusion of Inclusion

Muertos de hambre is a derogatory phrase often used by Mexicans to refer to people who are predators, i.e., human vultures, vendidos. They are so starved for attention or recognition that they pounce on scraps of garbage discarded by their colonial … Continue reading

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MEChA de CSULA Presents The Harvest (11/13/13)

                      MEChA de CSULA invites you to a screening of The Harvest (La Cosecha) on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at 6pm in the U-SU Theatre. The film will follow with … Continue reading

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Immigration: The Death of the Chicana/o Left

Prior to 1986 a clear Left voice could be heard on immigration reform. Among its priorities was that there would be no guest worker program, there would be no employer sanctions, there would be a more humane border enforcement policy, … Continue reading

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Harvest of Loneliness presented by MEChA de CSULA on April 15

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Arizona Being Political: It is Immigration Reform, Stupid!

For the past forty years, the most pressing issue for Mexican Americans and other Latinos has been immigration reform. It has dominated our conversations, our agendas, and for the more politically conscious among us, it goes to the core of … Continue reading

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DID YOU HEAR IT?

The Zapatistas announced their emergence on Friday, Dec. 21, 2012, as one cycle of the Mayan calendar ended, and another began. Subcomandante Marcos made the announcement in Spanish, translation by www.narconews.com December 21, 2012 To Whom It May Concern: DID … Continue reading

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What’s Next for the (Im)migrant Rights Movement?

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