Where the Rubber Meets the Load

Not wanting to be upstaged by Michael Jackson, the Pope went on a tour of his own recently. Like a criminal returning to the scene of the crime, he and his entourage showed up in sub-Saharan Africa to spread his version of the word of god. It’s…

Blinded by the Right

On Sunday, March 15, 2009, a general election took place in El Salvador, the Savior. After twenty years in the violent political wilderness that is El Salvador, Mauricio Funes of the leftist FMLN party and former guerilla rebel, led his followers…

Nothing Became Him

Slowly, much too slowly, he began his fade. It took some time to realize because the depths in which he lurked were well out of sight. It seemed he would never leave. But of course he had to. Invited in like a vampire, he had finally sucked…

Beauty and the Beasts

Lazaro Cardenas Street in Mexico City is the unofficial dividing line that separates the Historic Center from the extending modern part. If you travel to the west, you soon arrive in the broad and beautiful expanse of Reforma, Mexico City’s…