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AUSTIN: Marcha 8 Mayo – End Calderon’s War

This Sunday, May 8th at 2:00 p.m we will be in front of the Mexican consulate at Austin in solidarity with the thousands of people who will come out to the streets this very day all across Mexico to demand a stop to Calderon’s war. (The consulate will be closed but we can march from […]

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ARIZONA: In Defense of Raza/Indigenous Studies: Five sentenced, but not guilty!

  Supporter in Tucson Courtroom In Defense of Raza/Indigenous Studies: Five sentenced, but not guilty!   It is the law that is illegal   By Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez     Four students and I were just sentenced to 10 hours of community service for a crime we did not commit. More importantly, our act […]

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Leaving Footprints; Running for Justice

Leaving Footprints; Running for Justice By Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez “We move energy the way our ancestors have shown us – in a way that enhances our humanity and brings beauty to our physical world.”  Maria Vai Sevoi, Calpolli Teoxicalli In Arizona, we know that the eyes of the world are upon us. Perhaps this […]

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The Only Thing Drug Gangs and Cartels Fear Is Legalization

From The Huffington Post By Johann Hari August 26, 2010 08:27 AM To many people, the “war on drugs” sounds like a metaphor, like the “war on poverty.” It is not. It is being fought with tanks and sub machine guns and hand grenades, funded in part by your taxes, and it has killed 28,000 […]

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Placing the Massacre of Migrants at the Feet of U.S. Immigration Control & Trade Policies

Dear NNIRR members, partners, allies & friends,   Migrant workers continue paying a heavy price as a result of the volatile mixture of the U.S. militarization of immigration control and border communities, the criminalization of migration, the expansion of NAFTA or “free” trade under the “Merida Initiative,” a war on drugs and national security.   […]

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The Arizona Machine: Reflection on Tucson Kidnapping

Raúl al-qaraz Ochoa – http://www.antifronteras.com It’s true. life in pre-BS 1070 Arizona is the same as post-BS 1070 Arizona. I saw the video of yesterday’s kidnapping where young people in the south side of Tucson were forcefully separated from their dad and mom, they were taken away by Border Patrol. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ec9hxZiaKFg&feature=player_embedded Watching this violent assault on youtube got […]

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Ipalnemoani: That For What We Live For

Column of the Americas Ipalnemoani: That For What We Live For By Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez As we prepare to get arrested as a result of the passage of a new anti-ethnic studies law in Arizona, several attorneys explain to about 30-40 of us in Tucson’s state building the consequences of getting arrested. As such, […]

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From Manifest Destiny to Manifest Insanity

By Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez As a result of several recent draconian laws, Arizona’s image has taken a drubbing internationally. And yet, Arizona is but the spear. In reality, its politics are not that dramatically different from other states and not that different from Washington. That more than a dozen states are waiting in the […]

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El Paso: ¿HASTA CUANDO?

¿HASTA CUANDO? De nueva cuenta el odio y la xenofobia se manifiestan, ahora en la ciudad de San Isidro, California y en ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, le tocó al señor Anastacio Hernández Rojas, trabajador de la construcción, en San Diego, California, y con 25 años de residir, sin documentos que lo autoricen a trabajar y vivir en […]

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International: MIGUA – Pídele al Presidente Barack Obama el TPS para Guatemala

MIGUA: Movimiento de Inmigrantes Guatemaltecos en los Estados Unidos COMUNICADO DE PRENSA 9 de junio de 2010 Para difusión inmediata Contactos: Edgar Ayala ayaladesign@sbcglobal.net (510) 332-4187; Oakland, CA Carlos Gómez cargoand25@sbcglobal.net (773) 610-3053; Chicago IL Claudia Carias julialapo@yahoo.com (646) 220-2460; New York http://www.miguainfo.blogspot.com La tormenta Tropical Agatha golpeó a Centro América el 29 de Mayo […]

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