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Mere Simulation

March 25, 2016

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Mexican Education: A Mere Simulation http://newpol.org/content/mexican-education-mere-simulation by Robert Joe Stout March 19, 2016 Like many countries trying to wedge their way into economic prosperity Mexico has affirmed an emphasis on education but in practice has negated its importance. Recently passed constitutional reforms relegate educators to temporary employment controlled by the federal government and private investors […]

Victory Cheers

March 3, 2016

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In the formative years that are high school for the majority of Americans identity is not just a personal “I” but a linking to a “we,” an expanded self that connects one to others both physically and conceptually. As a friend of mine told me, “I left high school years ago but high school never […]

How Many More?

March 1, 2016

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During 2006 paramilitaries in Oaxaca killed between twenty-three and twenty-six protesters, including U.S. Indymedia photographer Bradley Will. Pressured by the U.S. government to resolve Will’s slaying Oaxacan authorities arrested one of Will’s companions, ignoring video evidence that showed four gun-wielding paramilitaries charging Will’s barricade seconds before he was shot. The Mexican Attorney General’s representatives bungled […]