[¡Ask a Mexican!] And how can Mexicans make gabachos care about NAFTA?
Early last week, the New York Times did a so-so story about how there's so few Mexicans left in rural Mexico that any amnesty would probably not motivate more of them to migrate to the United States. I say "so-so" not just because I think the reporter, Damien Cave, is an apologist for the Mexican el ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] Special Navidad-Gift-Guide Edition: A list on the Mexican's favorite books this year
UPDATE, JULY 15, 4:17: Four of the fourteen Mexican nationals who were onboard the panga boat that capsized near Newport Tuesday have been charged as criminals -- three for "conspiring to bring illegal aliens to the United States" and the other for illegal entry. The three alleged consp ... More >>
[¡Ask a Mexican!] And do they hate Manny Pacquiao?
Ohmigod is there NO Mexican food that hipsters won't turn into a trend, getting coverage in national media and "improving" said food while the originators continue to ply their trade in scorned anonymity because they're Mexicans instead of non-Mexicans? The answer, of course, is a resounding NO, ... More >>
Reporter Conor Friedersdorf got quite a bit of media play last month for his roundup of the best journalism stories he heard, watched or read in 2009. Really interesting list, but what none of write-ups mentioned is that Friedersdorf is an OC native, raised in Newport Beach (if I remember correct ... More >>
'Member that op-ed piece I hacked out for the Los Angeles Times a couple of months back? No, not the MEChA-loving piece or my amnesty-loving piece, but the one where I deemed our fair county the Mexican-bashing capitol of America? Turns out that the Los Angeles Superior Court judge who told an illeg ... More >>
The country where hope died