Coxinhas and Petralhas, by Glenn Shepard
Os Irmãos Metralha (“Machine Gun Brothers”) are the Portuguese version of “The Beagle Boys,” a gang of hapless canine thugs who appeared in Donald Duck comic books beginning in the 1950s.
An Oscars Emergency in Tlaxiaco by Melissa Amezcua
En la plaza de Tlaxiaco, la tierra de Yalitza Aparicio
The National Enquirer Used to Be Fun and Good by Ashley Feinberg
In the 197os, the tabloid built the populist framework that now props up the cartoonish corruption it once railed against.
My Airport: MEX by Ana Cecilia Alvarez
Mexico City runs on paradox
Life at the Village Vanguard by Shuja Haider
On the sounds of the oldest continuously running jazz venue in America.
How We Got Here by Shirley Wang
Karaoke night in the Iowa City’s Chinese migrant community
The Untranslatable Caudillo by Ernesto Semán
Talk about caudillos is always, in reality, a discussion of their followers.
Politics After Parkland by Joshua Clover
Liberalism, legitimacy, and loving the Parkland kids.
Chile Dogs by Aaron Bady
Dogs and cats on the street; dogs and cats on the internet
Cotton Story by José-Luis Olivares
Picking cotton in Texas in 1959
I Love Desi by Maria Bustillos
“Isn’t the whole purpose of art to encourage identification with the other?”
Tour of Babel: Mamata, by Marco Bastos
“On January 1, Bolsonaro will take over as president. On that day, his supporters crow, the mamata will finally come to an end.”