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 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