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About Twenty Million Americans About To Go Hungry

EPN - Border Analysis - Thu, 07/30/2020 - 10:00pm
Today, the emergency $600 weekly federal unemployment stipend expires. As of now, Congress is unable to come to an agreement about how to move forward on stimulating the economy as the Coronavirus pandemic continues to destroy the economy. With the November elections less than 100 days away, it is surprising that the Republicans have put… Read More About Twenty Million Americans About To Go Hungry
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No Somos Twin Cities Says Managing Editor

El Paso Politics - 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

El Paso Politics - 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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Immigrants Have a Choice Between the Status-quo or Terrorism in November 2020

EPN - Border Analysis - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 10:00pm
Immigrants in America are facing a binary choice in November between the status-quo of remaining marginalized in America or being terrorized for being immigrants. The two presumptive presidential candidates; Donald Trump and Joe Biden are not for immigration, notwithstanding the political rhetoric coming from both. Neither are offering to bring immigrants out of the shadows.… Read More Immigrants Have a Choice Between the Status-quo or Terrorism in November 2020
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The Story Behind The Glass Beach Study

El Paso Politics - 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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Slavery Was A Necessary Evil Says Senator

EPN - Border Analysis - Tue, 07/28/2020 - 10:00pm
And, there have it, the Band-Aid has been pulled off and it is time that Americans reconcile with the inconvenient truth that America was founded on the backs of slaves. The wound is open and oozing because some Americans continue to hold on to the façade of American exceptionalism. Today’s America is the culmination of… Read More Slavery Was A Necessary Evil Says Senator
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The History of Segundo Barrio Fighting Against Gentrification (1963-1980)

El Paso Politics - 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 Politics of Business Liability

EPN - Border Analysis - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 10:00pm
Businesses are at the epicenter of the mask controversy. Businesses are facing many problems because of the pandemic. At the center of weathering the economic crisis is the legal liability that Covid-19 has unleashed upon business owners. To open or not to open. To keep the payroll intact, furlough workers or layoff the team. Will… Read More The Politics of Business Liability
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The Equestrian and the Whitewashing of El Paso

El Paso Politics - 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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#Frontera Firme is coming

El Paso News - Mon, 07/27/2020 - 3:09pm
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El Paso Public Schools Reopening Schedules

El Paso Politics - 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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En Casa con LA Plaza Zoom Series

El Paso News - Sun, 07/26/2020 - 11:46pm
LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes continues their tradition of presenting the best of Los Angeles Latinx history, art and culture with En Casa con LA Plaza. Register on Zoom using the links below. Guests can also view live-streamed Sessions on their Facebook page. The series is sponsored by SoCalGas and California Humanities, https://lapca.org/en-casa-con-la-plaza-upcoming-zoom-sessions/
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What A 1964 Book Teaches Us About the Origins of the Glass Beach Study

EPN - Border Analysis - Sun, 07/26/2020 - 10:00pm
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 doesn’t make sense and it didn’t make sense at first. Cd. Juárez dominates El Paso in population and in its economy but most… Read More What A 1964 Book Teaches Us About the Origins of the Glass Beach Study
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What A 1964 Book Teaches Us About the Origins of the Glass Beach Study

El Paso Politics - 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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She Could Be Mayor

Max Powers - Sun, 07/26/2020 - 10:10am
Right now in the mayor's race, it is a race for second....who can make it into a run-off with Oscar Leeser? After wards, the race becomes who can beat Leeser? If there is anyone who could beat Oscar Leeser in a run-off you would think it would be Veronica Carbajal.... Max Powers
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RumpToons No: 195

EPN - Border Analysis - Sat, 07/25/2020 - 10:00pm
I hope you enjoy RumpToons No: 195!
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“El Paso Strong” new original country single by Los Niteliters

El Paso News - Sat, 07/25/2020 - 4:03pm
Updated, July 27, 2020. As we are approaching the one-year anniversary of the August 3rd shootings, a critically-acclaimed three-decades-old, Bay Area group called Los Niteliters has recorded an original country western single titled “El Paso Strong.” The song will be will be officially released on all digital download platforms on July 31st. Jesús “Chuy” Covarrubias,… Read More “El Paso Strong” new original country single by Los Niteliters
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I got the Wuhan

Max Powers - Fri, 07/24/2020 - 4:39pm
That's right, folks. I got the Wuhan. Now, here's the thing. I have not had a fever. I have not had shortness of breath. But I have been feeling fatigued. So yesterday, I got a rapid test. Shortly after a doctor tells me I got it. And he also tells... Max Powers
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What Every Global Citizen Needs to Know About the Decision to A-Bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki

El Paso News - Fri, 07/24/2020 - 1:00pm
The debate over the atomic bombings—a controversy that forced the Smithsonian Institution to abandon its Enola Gay exhibit 25 years ago—continues unabated in America today as we approach the 75th anniversary of the incineration of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.   Four historians, Gar Alperovitz, Martin Sherwin, Kai Bird, and Peter Kuznick, each of whom has written extensively on the… Read More What Every Global Citizen Needs to Know About the Decision to A-Bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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Stop Pretending Normal Will Return

EPN - Border Analysis - Thu, 07/23/2020 - 10:00pm
I started writing this as soon as I hung up the telephone. The caller, whose name is unimportant, had called to tell me that I needed to stop. The caller was angry with me, actually they were angry with what I was writing about. The caller wanted me to stop. The reason I started writing… Read More Stop Pretending Normal Will Return
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