Tag Archives: Mexico City

Michael James : ‘El Lechero’ in San Miguel de Allende, 1962

‘El lechero’ in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, August 1962. Photo by Michael James from his forthcoming book, Michael Gaylord James’ Pictures from the Long Haul. Pictures from the Long Haul:‘El lechero‘ in San Miguel, 1962 We arrive early and … finish reading Michael James : ‘El Lechero’ in San Miguel de Allende, 1962

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Michael James : Fading Away: JFK in Mexico City, July 1962

JFK with Mexican President Lopez Mateos in Mexico City, July 29, 1962. Photo by Michael James from his forthcoming book, Michael Gaylord James’ Pictures from the Long Haul. Pictures from the Long Haul:Fading away: JFK in Mexico City, July 1962 At … finish reading Michael James : Fading Away: JFK in Mexico City, July 1962

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David Bacon : From ‘Planton’ to Occupy

Banners at Occupy Seattle. Photo by David Bacon / The Rag Blog.From planton to Occupy:Unions, immigrants, and the Occupy movement By David Bacon / Truthout / November 6, 2011 OAKLAND, California — When Occupy Seattle called its tent camp “Planton … finish reading David Bacon : From ‘Planton’ to Occupy

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Thorne Dreyer : Journalist, Author, and ‘Investigative Poet’ John Ross (1938-2011)

The late great John Ross.Farewell to our great friend John Ross See “Los Muertos,” a poem by John Ross, Below. By Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog / January 18, 2011 Yesterday I received an email with the following message: … finish reading Thorne Dreyer : Journalist, Author, and ‘Investigative Poet’ John Ross (1938-2011)

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Frank Bardacke : John Ross Had All the Right Enemies

John Ross, 1938-2011. Photo by Marcia Perskie, courtesy of Michael James, Heartland Cafe, Chicago.All the right enemies:Farewell to the utterly unique John Ross By Frank Bardacke / CounterPunch / January 18, 2011 John’s gone. John Ross. I doubt that we … finish reading Frank Bardacke : John Ross Had All the Right Enemies

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John Ross : ‘Los Barrenderos’ are Mexico City’s ‘Working Class Heroes’

Barrendero. Photo by jmolagar / flickriver. “If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all … finish reading John Ross : ‘Los Barrenderos’ are Mexico City’s ‘Working Class Heroes’

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John Ross : Lopez Obrador’s Mexico City Love Fest

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador:Massive love fest kicks of presidential run By John Ross / The Rag Blog / July 29, 2010 MEXICO CITY — On a damp Sunday morning four years from the month in which the … finish reading John Ross : Lopez Obrador’s Mexico City Love Fest

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John Ross : An Uprising of Bones in Mexico

Tlatecuhtli, Aztec goddess of the earth, a fierce frog-like creature. The monumental 12-ton slab was discovered during an excavation beneath a popular Mexico City cantina. Photo from Noticias Azatlan Virtual.An uprising of bones:Macabre marks past and present in Mexico By … finish reading John Ross : An Uprising of Bones in Mexico

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BOOKS / ‘El Monstruo : Dread and Redemption in Mexico City’

El Monstruo:John Ross’ history of MexicoA must read for Texans The problem with any informed accounting of Mexico is that its historical figures, like assassins, are often deadly, swift, and seemingly mad. By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog … finish reading BOOKS / ‘El Monstruo : Dread and Redemption in Mexico City’

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Mexico City Legalizes Gay Nuptials : Catholic Clergy Aghast

Gay rights activist cheer after a session at the city’s assembly in Mexico City last December. Photo by Daniel Aguilar / Reuters.Mexico City sanctions gay marriage:Catholic Church warns of Sodom and Gomorrah In Morelia, Michoacan, Bishop Alfredo India added to … finish reading Mexico City Legalizes Gay Nuptials : Catholic Clergy Aghast

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Mexico : Anarchists Celebrate Mexican Revolution With Real Fireworks

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution in Mexico City. (Some went a little further in their observance: See story below.) Photo from La Jornada.A real blast:Bombs, resistance mark 100thanniversary of Mexican RevolutionBy John Ross / The Rag Blog … finish reading Mexico : Anarchists Celebrate Mexican Revolution With Real Fireworks

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Mexico City : Christmas not so Merry for Out of Work ‘Electricistas’

At top, Mexico City’s giant Christmas tree. Photo by Gary Denness / Creative Commons. Below, members of the electrical union protest the government’s decision to dissolve the state-run electricity company Luz y Fuerza del Centro in Mexico City on Oct. … finish reading Mexico City : Christmas not so Merry for Out of Work ‘Electricistas’

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