Category Archives: 2016 election

May Day and the Mexican Flag: Reflections From 2013

In the aftermath of both May Day and militant anti-Trump rallies in California, led by Chicano and Mexicano youth, columnist Gustavo Arellano penned a piece titled “It’s Not Only OK for Activists to Wave the Mexican Flag at Protests—It’s Necessary.” … Continue reading

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On Sierra Blanca: Should Chicanos Support Bernie Sanders?

  photo from sandersguideblog.wordpress.com/ On the 2016 election, in the final analysis this election will not mean much for the struggle for self determination for the Chicano and Mexicano people. Nevertheless the people to a mass extent will participate in … Continue reading

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The White Nationalism of the Colorado Greens (2008)

This is an article I wrote back in 2008 for the website of Revolutionary Anti-Imperialist Movement – Denver. This was around organizing leading up to protests against the Democratic National Convention held in the city that year. Internal conflicts between … Continue reading

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Update on the Myth of Dolores Huerta, 2016

Back in 2014 I wrote the article “The Politics of Opportunism and Capitulation: The Myth of Dolores Huerta.” It was written after the midterm elections of 2014, and during a time of resentment against the Obama administration and traditional Latino … Continue reading

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The Politics of Opportunism and Capitulation: The Myth of Dolores Huerta

Dolores Huerta has been an iconic figure in the Chicano Movement and up to today for her past activism with the struggle for farm workers. She has used her status for political influence, mainly around support for the Democratic Party. … Continue reading

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