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Edgar Pope is an artist, musician, writer who is old enough to remember when the world really was, or at least seemed, a kinder and gentler place.

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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 10, 2008
Sanctioned and Unsanctioned Protests of Human Rights Abuses The cynicism of the corporate media is such that even protests over human rights abuses become just so much fodder for their conservative grist mills.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, November 20, 2006
Can Peace Be the Last Refuge of a Scoundrel? As Felipe Calderˇn, who many believe did not actually win the election, is set to assume the Mexican Presidency, frantic preparations are made to insure that his inauguration goes off without a hitch. In Oaxaca, meanwhile, federal police sent in to protect its citizens are doing nothing but violating women's rights.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 14, 2006
Class and Cleanliness in Oaxaca: The Return of the Tourist Police State? As the struggle for justice continues in Oaxaca, the weight of the modern military state attempts to crush it. But the calls for accountability and decency will not be silenced. This modern battle is part of an ongoing class conflict, and a racism which has endured 500 years.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, October 19, 2006
The unbearable weight of being: Media and Politics as Usual in the US and Mexico In a world that daily becomes harder to bear, we all find ways to cope, and denial is one of the best ways. But what about the people who report the news? Is it legitmate for them, too, to ignore, in Al Gore's words, "inconvenient truths"?
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, August 16, 2006
BMD┬┤s: Babies of Mass Destruction? The violence inherent to the Right Wing shows itself again in Mexico
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, July 23, 2006
Of George and Felipe: A case of premature congratulation? Why did George Bush jump the gun and congratulate Felipe Calderˇn when no president-elect has yet been named in Mexico?