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Videos capture a taste of autumn on the border Videos capture a taste of autumn on the border Art & Cultura Sep 30th Borderzine Staff As the scorching heat of the summer gives way to afternoon rains and cooler temperatures in the low 80s, residents along the Texas, Mexico border begin to prepare for rituals of autumn.  Some of the staff of Borderzine for the fall......Read More
New Fox TV show “Bordertown” treats Latinos with respect, cartoonist says New Fox TV show Art & Cultura Sep 27th KateGannon   By Ramon Renteria – El Paso Times Award-winning Chicano cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz describes the new Fox network comedy “Bordertown” as a historic step for Latinos in American television. “This is the first......Read More
Senate told policy changes needed to reverse economic inequality in U.S. Senate told policy changes needed to reverse economic inequality in U.S. Economy Sep 26th Borderzine Staff By Rocky Asusta – SHFWire.com WASHINGTON – Skewed economic policies are a driving factor for economic inequality in the United States. That’s the opinion of witnesses at a hearing held by the Senate subcommittee on......Read More
British parliament welcomes El Paso scholar on global health panel British parliament welcomes El Paso scholar on global health panel Featured Sep 21st Arvind Singhal After walking around in Parliament Square and mingling with the larger-than-life cast iron statues of Winston Churchill and Nelson Mandela, my wife, Anuja and I entered the Palace of Westminster from the Cromwell Green.  We were,......Read More
Dolores Huerta sees end-game strategy in Obama’s delay on immigration Dolores Huerta sees end-game strategy in Obama's delay on immigration Featured Sep 19th Voxxi .com By Griselda Nevarez Labor leader and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta is standing by President Barack Obama on his decision to delay executive action on immigration and is asking the immigrant community to have patience. “We......Read More
Bhutanese visitor sees home in unique Texas university architecture Bhutanese visitor sees home in unique Texas university architecture Art & Cultura Sep 16th Renee Malooly EL PASO –Sweating from a three-hour rehearsal of George Fredric Handel’s opera Acis and Galatea, Bhutanese performer Tshering Goen, dressed in blues, yellows, and deep reds began to prepare for a second round of practice. Old Main......Read More
Message to news media: Embrace diversity if you want to survive and thrive Message to news media: Embrace diversity if you want to survive and thrive Diversity & Ideas Sep 12th Borderzine Staff Editor’s note: This commentary is part of Borderzine’s continuing series about the growing urgency to transform newsrooms into diverse work places. By Hugo Balta Diversity doesn’t happen easily. It is slow progressive......Read More
Love and death visit Handel’s Acis and Galatea in a Bhutanese cremation field Love and death visit Handel’s Acis and Galatea in a Bhutanese cremation field Art & Cultura Sep 12th Jeraldine Ramos EL PASO –The German composer G.F. Handel took his genius to London in the 18th century and in the 21st century the University of Texas at El Paso transported him to Bhutan. Famous for its century-old campus of Bhutanese architecture,......Read More
Border writer Charles Bowden remembered for his passion for the truth Border writer Charles Bowden remembered for his passion for the truth Art & Cultura Sep 11th Borderzine Staff By Dylan Smith – TusconSentinel.com Reporter and author Charles Bowden — he eschewed the term “journalist” — is dead. The longtime Southern Arizonan recently moved to New Mexico and focused his work on the dangerous......Read More
Study: MSNBC spent most time on Ferguson story, Fox the least Study: MSNBC spent most time on Ferguson story, Fox the least Featured Sep 5th María A. Esquinca A new study reveals significant differences in prime time coverage by three major news outlets of the protests in Ferguson, Mo.. MSNBC, Fox and CNN differed in the amount of coverage provided after the death of unarmed teenager Michael......Read More