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I’d like to ask that when you explore the look at the wall it isn’t simply about people fleeing poor mexico into the wonderful US of A there are plenty of mexicans, (i assume i’ve never been) that wouldn’t want to go to America, even if they could earn more. Also how about the economic reasons, ie NAFTA forcing mexicans across. Isn’t the wall just another neo-liberal policy of backwards socialism, public money into the private hands of corps like blackwater
My form of resistance is a silent one. One that is common when living in a bordertown. It is one of sadness and hope. It is that of the border wall and a drug war. Both are things that seem like they have no solution.
I’ve lived in Los Angeles, San Diego & Tijuana, MX. Out of all three, my favorite place of all was Tijuana, MX. Many view it as a party town, but its not. It’s more than that. It’s an explosion of culture. A world within a city. It is a fusion of new and old. It is truly a concrete jungle. But its a beautiful one full of life and movement. There aren’t many places where…
Resisting War Criminals at Cornell. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/michael-siegel/creative-rebellion-corne_b_74892.html
The story treats a very small act of resistance, and relates to the larger issue of how Universities and other social institutions subsidize the perpetrators of genocide and conquest worldwide.
Resistance - in terms of midwifery its huge within canada and usa as it is illegal and a massive underground movement.
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