Tag Archives: Mexican

Few Knows Why Americans Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

One survey found that only 10% of Americans could describe the holiday’s origins. The complicated legacy of Cinco de Mayo serves as a reminder that the past is made meaningful in different ways by different people.

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Life Inside Libya’s Benghazi War Zone

A blogger shares the day-to-day struggles for a safer life in Benghazi, Libya's second largest city. The port city has been scene of intense fighting between Libya's rival militias since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi.

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Obama’s Immigration Action Doesn’t Go Far Enough

All the undocumented farm workers who harvest our food deserve a chance to live without fear of deportation.

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Mexico’s Undead Rise Up

With 43 disappeared student teachers presumed dead, Mexican popular resistance is creating new alternatives to the militarized narco-state.

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A Promising but Precarious New Normal for the Undocumented

A two-year-old executive order has helped thousands of undocumented young people plan for their future, but their plans could be erased with the stroke of a pen.

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