The Pen is Mightier than the Sword: Remembering Javier Valdez

The Pen is Mightier than the Sword: Remembering Javier Valdez The Southwest Political Report By: Abel Correa, Special Contributor I remember when people blamed narco-corridos for promoting violence, and gangster rap was also blamed for violence,  but with no talk about guns and how they get into countries such as Mexico or how most guns… Continue reading The Pen is Mightier than the Sword: Remembering Javier Valdez

Cinco de Mayo y la Casablanca or The Disgraceful Behavior of Men in Power

Cinco De Mayo y la Casablanca or the Disgraceful Behavior of Men in Power The Southwest Political Report By: Matt Sedillo Donald Trump, author of quotable May 5th infamy “Happy Cinco De Mayo. The best taco bowls are made at Trump Tower Grill. I love Hispanics!” is the first President in 16 years not to… Continue reading Cinco de Mayo y la Casablanca or The Disgraceful Behavior of Men in Power

Cinco de Mayo and the Battle for Historical Memory

Cinco de Mayo and the Battle for Historical Memory The Southwest Political Report By: The Editors of The Southwest Political Report Outside of Puebla and surrounding areas Cinco de Mayo is not widely celebrated throughout Mexico. May 5th is widely and perhaps rightly regarded as a holiday primarily celebrated in the U.S. This may at… Continue reading Cinco de Mayo and the Battle for Historical Memory

“Filth” “Other People’s Children” and the Era of Trump

"Filth" "Other People's Children" and the Era of Trump The Southwest Political Report By: Matt Sedillo On April 11th 2017 Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke in Nogales Arizona to announce "the Department of Justice's Renewed Commitment to Criminal Immigration Enforcement." To those familiar with the legacy of the Barrack Obama Deporter in Chief this announcement… Continue reading “Filth” “Other People’s Children” and the Era of Trump