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The Carlos Gallinar Problem

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 1:48pm
Carlos Gallinar, who is running for mayor in the upcoming elections, wrote an opinion piece on Bob Moore’s El Paso Matters a few days ago. In his piece, Gallinar argues that although […]
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Kidnappings And The El Paso Lie

Wed, 08/12/2020 - 6:00am
As the El Paso Politics reported, the City of El Paso consistently misreports the number of murders in the city to continue the El Paso lie of the safest city in the […]
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El Paso Children’s Hospital Sued For Death of Three-Year Old

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 6:07pm
Today, David Saucedo II and his wife, Mariana filed a lawsuit against the El Paso Children’s Hospital and doctors, Roberto Canales and Rodolfo Fierro-Stevens for “grossly negligent care provided by EPCH, EPCH’s […]
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The El Paso Safe City Lie

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 6:00am
El Paso government officials for years have argued that El Paso is one of the safest cities in America, notwithstanding years of drug violence in its sister city, Cd. Juárez. El Paso […]
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Police Chief Greg Allen Disciplined for Incident Involving Minors, Sending One to Hospital

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 11:47am
On June 30, 2020, several community activists called for the resignation of El Paso Police Chief Greg Allen. The latest call for Allen’s removal comes after police abuse protests across the nation […]
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The City of El Paso Kills A Public Art Piece to Protect White Sensibilities

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 3:54pm
“I am surprised and totally disturbed by the city’s actions” wrote the artist to me when her work was destroyed. [1] Margarita Cabrera is an artist from Mexico City who has lived […]
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One-Year Ago Today Mexicans Were Attacked

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 3:30am
One year ago today, a gunman drove over 600 miles to kill Mexicans at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. The gunman, Patrick Wood Crusius, sits in jail today waiting for his […]
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No Somos Twin Cities Says Managing Editor

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 4:00pm
Antonio Garza, the Managing Editor for the tabloid ElBridge, articulated in Spanglish the whitewashing of El Paso rather well. In the Spring 2003 issue published by the Bridge Center for Contemporary Art, […]
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El Paso City and County Government Salaries Over 100K

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 6:59am
Yesterday, Forbes published an article detailing how Texas taxpayers are paying $12 billion to 78,064 public employees making over $100,000 annually. The article by Adam Andrzejewksi states that Tomas Gonzalez, El Paso’s […]
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The Story Behind The Glass Beach Study

Wed, 07/29/2020 - 3:42pm
Author’s note: The following is excerpted from court filings, freedom of information documents, interviews, and other public records reviewed by the author as part of his research into an upcoming book about […]
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The History of Segundo Barrio Fighting Against Gentrification (1963-1980)

Tue, 07/28/2020 - 1:00pm
Since 1963, Segundo Barrio has been facing the forced displacement of its residents by city officials to make way for revitalizing the city’s downtown. Because of its proximity to the border, much […]
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The Equestrian and the Whitewashing of El Paso

Mon, 07/27/2020 - 3:27pm
The Equestrian, the giant Conquistador that greets El Paso visitors at the entrance of the El Paso International Airport is a statue of Don Juan de Oñate who some have labeled the […]
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El Paso Public Schools Reopening Schedules

Mon, 07/27/2020 - 7:26am
El Paso public schools are reopening starting today. Some have delayed their reopening and others are opening with virtual teaching for a few weeks with a plan to transition towards in classroom […]
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What A 1964 Book Teaches Us About the Origins of the Glass Beach Study

Sun, 07/26/2020 - 2:24pm
It didn’t take long after I first arrived in El Paso that I realized something was different about the city. It was very Mexican but not Mexican at all. I know, it […]
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Cluster Secrets Is About El Paso Debt Crisis

Wed, 07/22/2020 - 12:14pm
Government officials may not want to accept this and they may not even comprehend it intellectually, but keeping Covid-19 clusters secret is about staving off the debt crisis facing El Paso. As […]
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El Paso Launched Rental Assistance Program Today

Wed, 07/22/2020 - 8:21am
Although eviction moratoriums have ended in El Paso, the need for rental assistance remains. Recently, the City of El Paso announced a Rental Assistance Program. It has $10 million in federal funds […]
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The Washington Redskins and El Paso Whitewashing

Tue, 07/21/2020 - 8:13am
If the Washington Redskins can come to terms with the origins of its name, why can’t the El Paso community do the same? According to the online edition of the Cambridge Dictionary, […]
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Local Nonprofit Amor Por Juarez Announces Covid-19 Artist Relief Fund

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 12:08pm
In a press release issued today, by Amor por Juarez, a local 501c3 non-profit, the agency announced that is offering “up to $500 in assistance to artists experiencing loss of income due […]
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Why The Daily Positivity Rate Is Important

Mon, 07/20/2020 - 7:57am
Tomorrow, City Council is expected to discuss, and possibly adopt agenda item number 19.3. The item, “discussion and action to disclose to the public the daily cumulative positivity rate, daily number of […]
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Cultural Whitewashing

Sun, 07/19/2020 - 1:12pm
White-washed has many definitions, some formal and others adopted for specific topics of discourse. The well-known use of the term is the tendency of Hollywood to use White actors to play Asian […]
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by Dr. Radut