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Gabriela Soto Laveaga has an essay in the Post on one of my hobbyhorses: why all Americans need to have an understanding of Mexican history. The recent backlash over a new book on the history of The Alamo is not about partisanship nor misapplied critical race theory. It is, however, about denying who we are as a nation. […]
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Mexico’s COVID Disaster

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On March 30, 2021
The utter failure at all things that is Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is really coming to light as true COVID death rates come out of the country. Mexico’s government acknowledged Saturday that the country’s true death toll from the coronavirus pandemic now stands above 321,000, almost 60% more than the official test-confirmed number of 201,429. […]
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The Underground Railroad was not just taking slaves to Canada. There was a southern version too, heading down through Texas and into Mexico. Here’s a good story on it. While researching U.S. Civil War history in South Texas, Roseann Bacha-Garza came across the two unique families of the Jacksons and the Webbers living along the […]
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In case climate change wasn’t stressing the world’s species enough, human politics and failure to govern is driving many of them to extinction. The story of the monarch butterfly, an iconic species in the U.S. that unfortunately also has to cross human borders, is probably going to go extinct soon and a big part of […]
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