2020

Pinochet’s Residual Legal Claim Over Chilean Collective Memory

A Brief History of the 1988 Franja de Propaganda Electoral Harry L. Simón Salazar, Ph.D. La colección completa de las franjas de 1988 se encuentran aquí. // The complete set of Franja material is available here. One of the most consequential and unique examples of Latin American political communication is a month-long series of political advertising that was televised nationally in Chile …

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Anastasio Hernández Rojas Mural, Chicano Park

A close-up view of the Anastasio Hernández Rojas mural in Chicano Park, 09/12/2020, a few days before the scaffolding was taken down. This was at the presentation of the mural activity for Anastasio’s family and members of the Chicano Park community. Seeing the artwork up close moved me deeply. Felicitaciones a los muralistas – thank …

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“Stand-By”

Trump openly telling his fascist shock troops to “stand-by” is a declaration that the current challenge to his power will not be settled through electoral politics. Voting be damned, Trump and his mob have set the stage for a political contest that they look forward to settling through violence. Every time he said “radical left” …

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Great News!

Some of you know that Adriana is a reserved and very private person. So you can imagine her reaction when I asked her if I could share some recent huge news about well-deserved recognition of her community leadership and commitment to human rights. I convinced her to let me post this, so before she changes …

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