Episode 29 – Orientation

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Hector gets complicated with Fernando Gonzalez, a school counselor studying for a doctoral degree in educational leadership at DePaul University. Topics include: the term Latinx, patriotism vs. nationalism, consumer culture, raising kids, masculinity, and the commodification of travel.

Hector is the founder and editor of MANO magazine as well as the host of the LATINISH podcast. A Chicagoan living in Las Vegas, he's also the senior editor of Latino Rebels as well as a former managing editor of Gozamos, an art-activism site based in his home town. He was a columnist at RedEye, a Tribune-owned daily geared toward millennials. His work has been mentioned by The New Yorker, Good Morning America, TIME and other outlets, and his writing was featured in Ricanstruction, a comic book anthology whose proceeds went toward recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. He studied history at the University of Illinois-Chicago where his concentration was on ethnic relations in the United States.

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