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Mexican Forests and the State

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On January 25, 2020
Since I know there is an insatiable desire among LGM commenters to discuss Mexican forestry issues, much more so than things that are actually important such as obsessing over which similar presidency will result from various Democrats, let me build on the post the other day about the cartels and illegal logging. Mexico is a […]
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The Taco Chronicles

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On August 14, 2019
I only got back from Mexico two weeks ago, but when I turned on Netflix last week looking for a different show, I saw something called The Taco Chronicles. Obviously I was going to check that out. This is a 6-part Mexican series on tacos and how awesome they are. Initially, it just made me […]
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This is the grave of Stephen F. Austin. Born in 1793 in Wythe County, Virginia, in 1798 the family moved to eastern Missouri, which was the extreme frontier at that time, really well beyond where most whites would go. But his father Moses Austin had developed connections with the Spanish government after going out to […]

On Tortillas

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On December 22, 2018

Thanks to globalization, the tortilla is in decline. From the city to the countryside, the Mexican tortilla is in crisis. Consumption has dropped nearly 45 percent in the last 35 years, according to t

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On July 2, 2018

Yesterday, Mexican voters overwhelmingly elected Andrés Manuel López Obrador to the presidency. This is a huge moment for that nation. Mexico’s problems hardly need to be listed here, but a co

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