September 22, 2017


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  • The Corn is as High as an Elephant's Eye
    Is it unreasonable to think that the Mexican people should be able to have their customary corn tortillas at mealtime? No. Politics has again reared its ugly head, and this time, the platform is "Corn produces ethanol and ethanol fuels automobiles!"

  • Don Churrero
    The churro cannot be “made,” it can only be created. Further, the churro’s creator, the churrero, must be touched by the hand of God himself, for to partake of the delights of a churro is to know heaven on earth.

  • Dying To Be An American
    There's an easier way to become an American citizen than marching in emotional parades for immigration rights or studying U.S. history and being wait-listed for years, or even marrying into it.

  • A History of Mexico in 2000 Words
    Taken with a grain of salt, this mixing of time and space history of Mexico makes it easy for students to understand why they're eating tacos instead of bon bons.

  • Las Posadas, 2004
    Commercialization of Christmas reaches far ... but fails to grasp Mexico.


 

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