[blog post] Viva la Revolúcion! / Long Live the Revolution!


One aspect of Mexican culture that I’ve always appreciated is how the arts engage with political thought. [...]

The impulse for artists in Mexico to reflect on social issues and injustices was recently highlighted after the 2014 disappearance of 43 students from the Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers' College in the state of Guerrero.

A government-appointed panel found that the students, “who may well have been targeted for their left-wing activism, were brutally attacked and abducted by local police officers in league with members of the criminal organization known as Guerreros Unidos.”

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