Category Archives: economy

A New Way to Fight Mexico’s Vicious Cartels: Legalizing Marijuana

By Ioan Grillo / TIME / Mexico As journalists filmed Mexican soldiers burning a record-breaking 300-acre field of marijuana earlier this month, they learned the old lesson of these public displays — you don’t actually get high from all the … Continue reading

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BAJA GOES FOR SPACE DOLLARS

In a renewed bid to further position their localities in a booming 21st century industry, officials in Tijuana and Baja California will host an aerospace conference later this month. Jacobo Ackerman Garcia, local delegate for Mexico’s Economy Ministry, said the … Continue reading

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Race-Baiting the Gulf to Exploit Black and Brown Workers

Keilen Williams had to leave his home in Pointe a la Hache, population of about 300, after Hurricane Katrina’s winds and storms devoured it. At the time, Williams, 34, was a shrimper in the small community of African-American fisher-folk who’ve … Continue reading

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An incompetent act of war

By ERICK ERICKSON – Special to The Telegraph It appears more and more that the Obama administration committed an actual, factual act of war against Mexico through sheer incompetence that has left at least one American border patrol agent murdered. What … Continue reading

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Cocaine Kids

On a hill overlooking Zihuatanejo, Mexico, Lesly Narvaez Castanon and her staff wage a struggle against substance abuse. Opened in 2005, the government-supported Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo Youth Integration Center(CIJ) became the first drug prevention and treatment center to serve this Pacific Coast … Continue reading

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Hooked Up: Finding Casual Sex Through Online XXX Classifieds

What happens in a casual hook-up with someone you only met online? SeXis Magazine /By Rachel Rabbit White The Internet has forever changed the way we have sex. A recent study by Shape and Men’s Fitness showed that Facebook alone has a … Continue reading

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11-Year-Old Girl Horrifically Gang-Raped; New York Times Article Blames the Victim

[Trigger warning for sexual violence, victim-blaming, and rape apologia.] There is an awful story in the New York Times today: Vicious Assault Shakes Texas Town. It’s about the arrest of 18 boys and men, ranging in age “from middle schoolers to … Continue reading

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