Win and Turn Back Trump

Win and Turn Back Trump

This election we reject the status quo & organize under strategic necessity to create the conditions that drive change from the ground up.

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By Carolina Mendez | Sep 29, 2023

SpaceX Invasion: Millionaires, Mars, and Modern Colonization in Texas

Picture this: you’re scrolling through your Twitter feed – trauma dumping, subtweeting, or whatever vice you choose, then, bam. It’s not Twitter anymore, now it’s “X.”  The cute blue bird we grew up with in the early 2000’s and the…

By Cris Batista | Sep 28, 2023

Our Roots and Our Future

Over the next few decades, the Latinx population is set to double. Alongside these shifts are predictions that the power and influence of our community will grow as well. Given the history and current reality, we cannot make this assumption. Alongside…

By Cris Batista | Sep 15, 2023

Herencia, Historia, Mijente: Our Politics, Culture, and People

This year we reclaim ‘Hispanic Heritage Month’ as ‘Herencia, Historia, Mijente’. We celebrate the resilience, organizing, and leadership of our people.

By Carolina Mendez | Sep 14, 2023

Launching La Tiendita: The Stories Behind Mijente’s Iconic Pieces

La Tiendita, Mijente’s online store, is set to launch soon, and we wanted to share the story behind three key pieces in our collection. For us, La Tiendita isn’t just a store– it’s an embodiment of our values, a platform…

By Cris Batista | Sep 11, 2023

U.S. Intervention in Latin America & Our Paths To Justice

The realities of shared history & Opportunities of Solidarity from U.S. Progressives The U.S. government has a large debt to settle with Latin America and our gente — and it begins with truth telling and justice. The history of U.S….

By Cris Batista | Aug 24, 2023

10 Moments in the History of Surveillance And Policing

A short history on surveillance, policing, the criminalization of immigrant, BIPOC communities and how they’re reinforced by tech companies today.

By Carolina Mendez | Aug 17, 2023

Corruptions and Controversies of Guatemala’s 2023 Elections: Interview with Maríajosé España

Earlier this summer, Guatemala held its general elections which resulted in two presidential candidates earning enough votes to go on to the August 20th election: Sandra Torres of the conservative National Unity of Hope (UNE) party and Bernardo Arévalo of…

By Carolina Mendez | Aug 17, 2023

A Party of Historic Proportions: Semilla and the Guatemalan Presidency

While Guatemala’s political establishment was busy sabotaging candidates and seemingly influencing the courts – they forgot about the power of the people. Bernardo Arévalo of Movimiento Semilla party received enough votes to go on to the final round on August…

By Cris Batista | Aug 10, 2023

From Kentucky to Arizona: Reflections on Sazonblea

Sazonblea is an in-person gathering for Mijente members. If you’re actively building sin, contra, y desde el estado efforts or interested in joining – Sazonblea is for YOU! Maybe you’re wondering what Sazonblea is all about, and why you should…