Do Revolutions Begin From The Top Or From The Bottom?

And must they always be violent? Or could a peaceful revolt enact more lasting change? Considering the revolutions of the Americas, it could very well have been a mix. Clearly better-educated people of higher class helped mobilize and connect the frustrated people lower on the socioeconomic scale, as well as used their connections to secureContinue reading “Do Revolutions Begin From The Top Or From The Bottom?”

Community Service, Or A Tale Of Two Countries

Me, myself, and I. Manuel Ignacio Mier Aguirre, Jr. Morelia, Michoacan de Ocampo, Mexico. October, 29th, 1992 – Originally published May 30th, 2020, prior to being expanded upon due to my boredom. I’ll go out and say it, I don’t like most cops at first glance for their stern jaw and their direct seemingly ever-suspiciousContinue reading “Community Service, Or A Tale Of Two Countries”

A Eulogy Among Many to John Lewis, 1940-2020

Today I learned of John Lewis, I hardly think anyone could blame me for not being aware of United States members of the House of Representatives even when they were Civil Rights movement idols, given I am Mexican. Suddenly a name explodes on hashtags and social media and I learn a hero has taken hisContinue reading “A Eulogy Among Many to John Lewis, 1940-2020”

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