Reviews

March 23, 2020
Verónica Enid Dávila Ellis

YHLQMDLG is a reggaetón album that will only sound groundbreaking outside of the genre's vanguard.

March 12, 2020
Vanessa Freije

It is very rare to have U.S. audience attention centered on Mexico. Unfortunately, Narcos Mexico squanders the opportunity. 

January 8, 2020
Ben Terrall

In their new books, two veteran journalists detail the U.S. role in the national—and global—rise and fortification of borders.

November 12, 2019
Ben Terrall

In his new book, Greg Grandin masterfully shows how intersecting themes of empire, border, expansionism, and racism are the backbone of American history. 

November 7, 2019
Belén Fernández

The new book by Óscar and Juan José Martínez masterfully tells the story of a member of the Hollywood Locos Salvatrucha clique of MS-13 in El Salvador.

July 16, 2019
Andre Pagliarini

In The Edge of Democracy, a Netflix documentary, Petra Costa recounts the rise and fall of Brazilian democracy and the human costs of lost hope. While there is much to praise about the film, it sometimes sacrifices nuance for the sake of clarity.   

June 26, 2019
Javier Porras Madero

Heide Castañeda’s Borders of Belonging: Struggle and Solidarity in Mixed-Status Immigrant Families offers an intimate look at the impacts of immigration policies and border policing not just on undocumented people, but on their entire families.

September 20, 2015
Timothy Dunn

Guatemala-U.S. Migration: Transforming Regions by Susanne Jonas and Nestor Rodríguez explores migration from Guatemala to the United States from the 1970s to the present. 

July 30, 2015
Alicia Swords

Hilary Klein Klein worked in collaboration with women’s collectives in Zapatista communities in Chiapas from 1997 to 2003. Compañeras documents the changing roles, rights, and personal and political relationships that grew out of their struggle.

May 14, 2015
Jorge Derpic

Farthing and Kohl's analysis highlights the successes, challenges, and contradictions of Evo Morales' presidency.

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