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  • Recovery from the pandemic is a slow process for Mexico’s mariachis

    Recovery from the pandemic is a slow process for Mexico’s mariachis

    With slashed incomes and colleagues’ deaths, the iconic musicians are struggling   Mexico City’s mariachi musicians are more affected than most by the pandemic, losing a substantial portion of their income and scores of their colleagues since the virus reached Mexico early last year. Despite the downturn in demand for their services, groups of musicians

  • U.S. grows ever-more diverse

    U.S. grows ever-more diverse

    Census data show a multiracial, urban and older U.S.   by Mark Hedin Ethnic Media Services   The United States population is more diverse than ever and increasingly urban, according to new data collected in the 2020 Census. But overall population growth in the country has slowed, newly released Census Bureau data show. The Census

  • 3,000 Michoacán avocado producers arm themselves against cartels

    3,000 Michoacán avocado producers arm themselves against cartels

    ‘It’s cheaper to buy a rifle than to pay extortion’   by Mexico News Daily   Fed up with being besieged by criminal organizations, avocado and blackberry producers in Michoacán formed their own armed group that is successfully keeping cartel members out of four municipalities. Some 3,000 farmers and farmhands from Salvador Escalante, Ario de

  • Mexico sues 11 US gun makers over illegal flow of weapons across border

    Mexico sues 11 US gun makers over illegal flow of weapons across border

    2.5 million illicit weapons have crossed into Mexico in past decade, according to one government study   by Mexico News Daily   The federal government sued 11 United States-based gun manufacturers on Wednesday, accusing them of negligent business practices that have led to illegal arms trafficking and deaths in Mexico, where U.S.-sourced firearms are used

  • PRONOUNS PUKED: California court strikes down law that punishes the “misgendering” of LGBT

    PRONOUNS PUKED: California court strikes down law that punishes the “misgendering” of LGBT

    by Ramon Tomey   A California appeals court ruled that a state law punishing care home workers for “misgendering” their elderly wards was unconstitutional. The California Third District Court of Appeal’s July 16 decision sided with First Amendment speech protections – with all three judges in the panel ruling unanimously. Because of the July 16

  • Nonprofit Sues HHS to Immediately Stop Emergency Use Authorization of COVID-19 Vaccines

    Nonprofit Sues HHS to Immediately Stop Emergency Use Authorization of COVID-19 Vaccines

    by Li Hai   America’s Frontline Doctors—a nonprofit organization—filed a motion on July 19 seeking immediate injunctive relief to stop the emergency use authorization (EUA) of COVID-19 vaccines for three groups of Americans: anyone under 18 years old, anyone recovered from COVID-19, and those who haven’t received informed consent as defined by federal law. The

  • Farm Workforce Modernization Act: good for growers, bad for workers

    Farm Workforce Modernization Act: good for growers, bad for workers

    by David Bacon 7/21/21 – If the Senate passes, and President Biden signs, the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, U.S. growers and labor contractors will benefit, but most farmworkers will not. There should be no question that undocumented farmworkers need and deserve legal status in this country. They have fed us, not just during the pandemic,

  • PRONOUNS PUKED: California court strikes down law that punishes the “misgendering” of LGBT

    PRONOUNS PUKED: California court strikes down law that punishes the “misgendering” of LGBT

    by: Ramon Tomey   July 22, 2021 – A California appeals court ruled that a state law punishing care home workers for “misgendering” their elderly wards was unconstitutional. The California Third District Court of Appeal’s July 16 decision sided with First Amendment speech protections – with all three judges in the panel ruling unanimously. Because