Monthly Archives: April 2014

Kiko Martinez Interview, 1987

  Francisco “Kiko” Martinez has been a revolutionary, political activist and people’s lawyer ever since the early days of the Chicano Movement in the 1960’s. Born in Alamosa, Colorado, he used his legal skills to aid the poor and marginalized, … Continue reading

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Murrieta Monday part 2: I Will Not Submit

Joaquin Murrieta never left behind any statements of beliefs of his own. Yet his actions caused a wave of stories around him as he passed into a legend. In this excerpt from an early popular novel about Murrieta back in … Continue reading

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Ruben Salazar: Man In The Middle – Documentary Film Review

Ruben Salazar: Man In The Middle (2014) Phillip Rodriguez, director Ruben Salazar: Man In the Middle, is a documentary scheduled to be aired on PBS this month in April. I went to an advanced screening at a film festival here … Continue reading

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Start of Murrieta Mondays: The Corrido of Joaquin Murrieta

This is a new project I will be doing each week on this blog. I will be posting notes related to my upcoming research and analysis of Joaquin Murrieta from an anti-imperialist and anti-colonial viewpoint. Here is an anonymously written … Continue reading

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MIM on Aztlán

The Maoist Internationalist Movement (MIM) was a Maoist party that existed until very recently. They were unique in their forwarding of an analysis of the labor aristocracy in the First World and their support of national liberation in said. This … Continue reading

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