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Book Review:
¡Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market

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In ¡Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market, by Raúl the Third, Little Lobo makes his way through a crowded local market and smells cinnamon churros, watches traditional dancers, buys some candy, reads a comic book—and fantasizes about meeting the wrestler El Toro.

Cover of ¡Vamos! Let’s Go to the Market,; image courtesy Versify/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

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Siege Mentality

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“…we’re in a historic transitional moment and the very foundations of society are now open to question.“― David Brooks

Jason VelazquezJason Velázquez has worked in print and digital journalism and publishing for two decades.
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TLC #45: Baker wants to “empower” the heat to play nice with ICE

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Immigration Detainers
The bland phrase conjures up little emotion for people with no reason to believe that they, or loved ones, risk deportation due to immigration status. To countless families in the United States, however, the two words, “immigration detainers,” (also known as “ICE Holds”),

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Timothy Snyder to Visit Williams to Discuss Links between Environment and Holocaust

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass.—Timothy Snyder, Bird White Housum Professor of History at Yale University, will present a talk titled “Black Earth: The Ecological Politics of the Holocaust”­­­­­ as part of the year’s Confronting Climate Change Initiative at Williams College on Monday, Sept.19, at 7 p.m. in Griffin Hall, room 3. This event is free and open to

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“Wherefore, Egypt?” — Microfiction

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by Jason Velázquez
“¿Mamá?” Esperanza’s question reverberates musically in the back of the Econoline, “¿Will I get to meet my papá?”
Dolores strokes the 11-year-old’s hair with one hand as the other glides reflexively to where, under her oil-stained work shirt, a circular pattern of raised, and occasionally sensitive, skin is a lighter color than the surrounding

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Plenty #3 — Timothy Snyder Warns of Next Genocide

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Black Earth: The Holocaust as History and Warning

We spoke with Timothy Snyder about his recent work examining two necessary conditions for the Holocaust: disintegration of the state and ecological panic. The Yale history professor explains the connections between perceived resource scarcity, the dissolution of

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Will Call #17 — Sonia Nazario On “Enrique’s Journey”

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author continues to shine a bright light on an expanding crisis.
Enrique’s Journey recounts the unforgettable quest of a Honduran boy looking for his mother, eleven years after she is forced to leave her starving family to find work in the United States.

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