A Narco’s Case Against the U.S.-what Zambada’s case reveals about the violence and ‘war’ in Mexico-Salon.com

This piece appeared on Salon.com on November 14, 2011 CIUDAD MIER, Mexico — A Mexican army commander sent to protect a region of villages and ranches in northern Mexico from the Gulf Cartel and Zetas can describe, in detail, the profile of his assigned enemy, the country’s notorious drug cartels. “These guys are sick in […]

“Against Mexico_the making of heroes and enemies” on PBS

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/AYLUjTAA%5D PBS.org has acquired Against Mexico-the making of heroes and enemies a short documentary film that I produced and directed. Against Mexico enters the world of historical reenactments of Texas’ ‘fight for freedom’ to explore the nexus of myth and history in creating images of heroes and enemies and its implication for who is […]

In the name of National Security_a special 9/11 report

published in El Diario/La Prensa September 7 2011 as part of a special 9/11 series The 2001 attacks carved a deep gash into Lower Manhattan, and scarred the minds of New Yorkers with memories of the collapsing Twin Towers that left 2,753 people dead. Ten years later, the nation can count two wars and a […]

Machos y Putas Masking Mexico’s Violence

Machos y Putas-masking Mexico’s violence My analysis piece that appeared in the special May/June issue of NACLA Report on the Americas expands on the critique contained in the post-Sexing Violence in Mexico. He’s dead and she’s half naked. Two images I encounter at every newspaper stand in Mexico City– blood and babes. A magazine cover shows a […]

Sexing Violence in Mexico

Apologies for the delay in posting. We will have a series of exciting announcements in the days to come, please check back. In the meantime, I invite you to watch my television video report on the Sexing of Violence in Mexico, which recently aired in New York. [blip.tv ?posts_id=4317361&dest=-1] An expanded take on the issue […]