The Worldwide Rise of Fascism
The rise of authoritarianism around the world, and the solidarity shown between authoritarian leaders, have many supporters of democracy worried.
Hip-hop’s popularity in Chile continues to blossom, and its artists continue to create music in the genre while developing their own style and sharing their rich culture and unique stories. Here are five Chilean hip-hop projects making their own way in the movement.
The Last Conquest of Puerto Rico
The Puerto Ricans who support statehood always insist that the U.S. invasion was celebrated by the people of the island. What they fail to mention is that Gen. Miles and his 3300 soldiers were greeted as “liberators,” in quotes, not as mere substitutes for the Spanish colonizers.
Republicans Flunk Again
Cha Sa-soon, an elderly woman who failed the South Korean driver’s test 960 times and spent over $10,000 taking and retaking the test, now holds the world’s record for most failed attempts. But she has nothing on the Republican Party, which keeps failing simple tests of decency.
Can the GOP Ever Quit Trump?
If, as is entirely likely, Trump wins the GOP nomination in 2024, Republicans will line up obediently behind him, ready to go down in flames again as a sacrifice to their angry god.
Other People’s Couches
How Latino immigrants thumb their noses at America by butchering the English language.
Music Picks for the Last Bandcamp Friday of 2022
It’s the last Bandcamp Friday of 2022, and what a perfect opportunity to support independent musicians, DJs, producers, and labels — while also adding to your holiday playlists and picking up some gifts!
Interview With Fernando Trueba, Director of ‘Memories of My Father’
Fernando Trueba’s latest film, ‘Memories of My Father’ (El olvido que seremos), has traveled a long, winding road to movie theaters in the United States. MANO recently spoke with the Spanish director about the film, his work, Brazilian music, and more.
Bury My Heart in Chicago
The discovery of an old rifle in the woods leads to a reflection on the Native Americans who first inhabited the area around Chicago and the city’s early history.
New Music: A November To Remember
These artists are flexing fierce fusions and alternative spins on Latin music.
Young People vs. the Republicans
Younger people may have been the deciding factor in many races, and while this fact has humbled the Republican Party, the Republicans will not change because they cannot alienate angry old people, who are the only Americans who reliably support the GOP.
Film Review: Iñárritu’s ‘Bardo’ & del Toro’s ‘Pinocchio’
Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s ‘Bardo: False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths’ and ‘Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio’ are currently playing in select theaters (check your local listings), with ‘Pinocchio’ streaming on Netflix December 9 and ‘Bardo’ December 16.