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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Dec. 8, 2016!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Dec. 8, 2016!

Thursday, December 08, 2016  |  Staff

On this week's reindeer-infused weekly Independent comics page: This Modern World observes as President-elect Trump travels back in time to meet the Founding Fathers; Jen Sorenson examines social-justice movements through history; The K Chronicles engages in a protest; and Red Meat makes a holiday mis...

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Ask a Mexican: What Do You Think About Famous Chef René Redzepi's Move to Mexico?

Ask a Mexican: What Do You Think About Famous Chef René Redzepi's Move to Mexico?

Wednesday, December 07, 2016  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: Sooooo...your boy René Redzepi is moving to Mexico. I’m curious to hear your thoughts.

From Lagos

Dear Loco : Unless the acclaimed Danish chef behind the world-acclaimed Noma is into tamborazo and Antonio Aguilar, he ain’t my compa . But the Scandinavian very well could be nowadays: It was re...

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A Note From the Editor: Good Journalism Is Now More Important Than Ever Due to the President-Elect

A Note From the Editor: Good Journalism Is Now More Important Than Ever Due to the President-Elect

Thursday, December 01, 2016  |  Jimmy Boegle

I wish were using this space to discuss the results of the third annual Best of Coachella Valley readers’ poll —and explain how we received an all-time-high number of votes, and gush about how proud I am that our list of winners and finalists represents all parts of the valley.

I wish I were using this...

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The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Dec. 1, 2016!

The Weekly Independent Comics Page for Dec. 1, 2016!

Thursday, December 01, 2016  |  Staff

On this week's eggnog-craving weekly Independent comics page: Jen Sorenson offers scenes from Standing Rock; The K Chronicles lives in the House of Sick; This Modern World examines the great political divide; and Red Meat enjoys a new exercise routine.

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Know Your Neighbors: After the Election, the American Civil Liberties Union Finds Itself Quite Busy

Know Your Neighbors: After the Election, the American Civil Liberties Union Finds Itself Quite Busy

Wednesday, November 30, 2016  |  Anita Rufus

I knew something was going on when I walked into the community room at the Palm Desert Library for a meeting sponsored by the Desert Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California—and there were more than 140 people, hauling in chairs and standing along the side and back walls....

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Ask a Mexican: Why Do Mexican Americans Represent Mexican Culture So Poorly?

Ask a Mexican: Why Do Mexican Americans Represent Mexican Culture So Poorly?

Wednesday, November 30, 2016  |  Gustavo Arellano

Dear Mexican: What’s up with pochos and their disrespect for their origins?

I’m a Mexican who was born and raised in Mexico, a proud chilango , and, well, I gotta know: Why do pochos, or Mexican Americans or whatever, try to make our reputation as bad as possible by acting all like gangsters, drug deal...

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