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 //  Austin and Matthew  //  March 2, 2011  //  No Comments

Revolución en el Norte

Caught between two sets of cross-hairs, Juárenses are living, not only under siege, but also under occupation.

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 //  Austin and Matthew  //  February 16, 2011  //  No Comments

Drug Wars I: A Tapestry of Murder

Less dangerous than Culiacán, the state capital of Sinaloa and the Mordor of the Mexican underworld, Mazatlán is nevertheless where the drug lords come to spend their holidays.

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 //  Austin and Matthew  //  January 18, 2011  //  No Comments

Migration V: Arriaga Postscript

Many of the migrants we met and befriended three months ago have since become the very statistics we hoped they might avoid becoming.

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 //  Austin and Matthew  //  January 7, 2011  //  1 Comment

The Other Train

You know how it is there early in the morning in Los Mochis when the train pulls out of the station past the goats and the chickens and the small gardens of agave and you wonder whether it will ever pick up speed before it eventually does and you start going at a clip with the wind.

Sunrise in Baja: The sun rises over the state of Baja California Sur as the Chihuahua Star arrives in the Bay of La Paz.
 //  Austin and Matthew  //  December 21, 2010  //  1 Comment

A Big Blue Watery Road

Austin and I—either growing bored of conversing with each other or else beginning to crack under the pressure of our gruelling schedule—were so looking forward to our eighteen hour criss-crossing of the Gulf of California that we decided the trip needed its own theme song.

In Full View: Japan Quake Sparks Human Behaviour
March 16, 2011  //  2 Comments
The Japanese earthquake demonstrates the extent to which our contemporary states have become irrevocably interconnected ...
The Peanut Gallery: Ju-liar’s Poker
March 3, 2011  //  No Comments
Julia Gillard seems to have decided that it's better to be seen as dishonest than as a puppet.
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Revolución en el Norte
March 2, 2011  //  No Comments
Caught between two sets of cross-hairs, Juárenses are living, not only under siege, but also under occupation.