AOL? Really? What ‘Da!

After an almost two-year absence from the border region I returned to Cd. Juárez in late 1998. I had been working on an Internet project for a European company. In the late 90’s, the Internet was nothing like it is today and for many the Internet was some abstract thing on a computer. For some… Read More AOL? Really? What ‘Da!

The Snowden Affair: Arrogance, Propaganda, Power and Stupidity

The Edward Snowden disclosure of US secret data has given me an opportunity to discuss the arrogance of international diplomacy, or lack thereof; the news media’s complicity in propaganda, the ability to use power to control a country’s destiny and the stupidity that allows a person like Edward Snowden to become a cause célèbre. On… Read More The Snowden Affair: Arrogance, Propaganda, Power and Stupidity