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The “War on Drugs” and its victims

The “war on drugs” gets inverted commas because otherwise it becomes normalised and this phrase, burdened by a terrible history tainted by the blood of many, can be in danger of sounding neutral and even positive otherwise. It has largely … Continue reading

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What I’m Talking About when I Write About Women and Mexicans*

I wrote a blog on Mexicans as Violent Narcos in Breaking Bad some weeks ago, but felt uneasy about it afterwards.  I felt a similar sense of unease about an earlier post about Miss Bala. This was further sparked after listening … Continue reading

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Mexicans as Violent Narcos in Breaking Bad

Breaking Bad is a high quality drama created by Vince Gilligan which follows the story of Walt (Bryan Cranston) who, when diagnosed with lung cancer, decides to become a methamphetamine cook. This decision is justified through the lack of affordability … Continue reading

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