The Devil’s Advocate

The scent of hope: AMLO inauguration gives new hope to Mexicans everywhere

I had the fortune of studying at U.C. Berkeley right in the middle of the…

Marichiweu: We shall win 10 times

The title of this column is a chant of the Mapuche people from Chile, who…

A Symphonic Day of the Dead

On Nov. 3, as we approached the Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall, the afternoon sun…

Dear children, beware! Racism ahead!

I remember lying in bed as a nine-year-old child, wide-awake and thinking: “Where will I…

A serendipitous dance with dogs

At times, this column will tap a compelling incident from my memory bank. During my…

Heaven…I’m in heaven!

We can reach heaven many times during our lives. There is no urgency to visit…

Sports, Arts and Politics: a volatile mix

My mother was an excellent Chilean athlete. She was active in the late 1930s and…

My friend Víctor Jara

“…yes, my guitar is a worker shining and smelling of spring my guitar is not…

Planting our future and hoping for a good harvest

—“Anyone else watch the international news with a sick feeling of dread at the pit…

So what? So what? So what about this crap?!!
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I find it increasingly harsh to read the news. Violence. Lies. Trump. Death. All threats…