The scourge of the world: West’s cultural supremacism

Hundreds of wars and armed conflicts take place every day, in different parts of the global geography, both to maintain the status and modus vivendi of the great urban centres of the West and to exterminate populations that are dispensable for the economic dynamics of modern capitalism. And yet, the drama that is constructed as…

Mexican Police rescue 107 Central American migrants near “The Wall”

During various operations, 107 Central American migrants were rescued in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, state authorities reported.  According to a preliminary report from the National Migration Institute, there are 51 Guatemalans, 9 from El Salvador and 47 from Honduras. Of these 107 people, 72 were released by Tamaulipas authorities and the rest by federal institutions.  The first operation,…

Conceptualizar la violencia

La violencia es quizá una de las categorías que más solemos utilizar al tratar de caracterizar momentos específicos a nuestro tiempo, no obstante, es una categoría en la que no solemos profundizar con la suficiente cautela, siéndonos por ende aún esquivo su concepto. Hablar de violencia desde la instancia de concepto implicaría no sólo dar…