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Thorne Dreyer : Journalist, Author, and ‘Investigative Poet’ John Ross (1938-2011)

The late great John Ross.Farewell to our great friend John Ross See “Los Muertos,” a poem by John Ross, Below. By Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog / January 18, 2011 Yesterday I received an email with the following message: … finish reading Thorne Dreyer : Journalist, Author, and ‘Investigative Poet’ John Ross (1938-2011)

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Frank Bardacke : John Ross Had All the Right Enemies

John Ross, 1938-2011. Photo by Marcia Perskie, courtesy of Michael James, Heartland Cafe, Chicago.All the right enemies:Farewell to the utterly unique John Ross By Frank Bardacke / CounterPunch / January 18, 2011 John’s gone. John Ross. I doubt that we … finish reading Frank Bardacke : John Ross Had All the Right Enemies

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SPORT / John Ross : Torture and the National Pastime

New national pastime:Torture and the San Francisco Giants By John Ross / The Rag Blog / October 9, 2010 SAN FRANCISCO — The return of liver cancer has afforded me an unexpected opportunity to contemplate the National Pastime. As I … finish reading SPORT / John Ross : Torture and the National Pastime

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John Ross : The Next Mexican Revolution

Liberation Army of the South, led by Emiliano Zapata, fought the government forces of Gen. Porfirio Diaz, in the state of Morelos, Mexico. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.The next Mexican Revolution: Don’t look now but the long-awaited resurgence of the Mexican … finish reading John Ross : The Next Mexican Revolution

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John Ross : Mexico’s Buy-Centennial ‘Grito’

Mexico’s Bicentennial: Miguel Hidalgo with the banner of the Virgen de Guadalupe.Can a new revolution be far behind?The countdown to Mexico’s Buy-Centennial ‘Viva Mexico! Let’s go kill some Gachupines!’ By John Ross / The Rag Blog / September 8, 2010 … finish reading John Ross : Mexico’s Buy-Centennial ‘Grito’

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John Ross : ‘Los Barrenderos’ are Mexico City’s ‘Working Class Heroes’

Barrendero. Photo by jmolagar / flickriver. “If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all … finish reading John Ross : ‘Los Barrenderos’ are Mexico City’s ‘Working Class Heroes’

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John Ross : ‘El Jefe Diego’ and ‘The Mysterious Disappearers’

Photo of kidnapped Diego Fernandez de Cevallos, released via Twitter. This is the second version, with the copy of the muckraking newsweekly El Proceso, featuring his face on the cover, apparently photoshopped in.Bicentennial mischief in the making?The mysterious kidnapping of … finish reading John Ross : ‘El Jefe Diego’ and ‘The Mysterious Disappearers’

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John Ross : Epic Hunger Strike in the Land of the Hungry

Cayetano Cabrera of the Mexican Electricity Workers’ Union (SME). His hunger strike was the longest in Mexican history — but it ended in futility. Photo from Musicios y Politicos y Locos.Where Hunger is palpable:Mexican hunger strike sets recordBut electrical workers … finish reading John Ross : Epic Hunger Strike in the Land of the Hungry

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John Ross : Lopez Obrador’s Mexico City Love Fest

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador:Massive love fest kicks of presidential run By John Ross / The Rag Blog / July 29, 2010 MEXICO CITY — On a damp Sunday morning four years from the month in which the … finish reading John Ross : Lopez Obrador’s Mexico City Love Fest

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John Ross : Oaxaca : Killer Governor Blown Away

Oaxaca Governor Ulises Ruiz Ortiz (depicted above) was blown away in the recent Mexican elections by left-right candidate Gabino Cue. Cartoon from NNDB.Victor Gabino Cue a question mark:Killer Governor blown away in Oaxacan election The unlikely new governor Gabino Cue, … finish reading John Ross : Oaxaca : Killer Governor Blown Away

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John Ross : An Uprising of Bones in Mexico

Tlatecuhtli, Aztec goddess of the earth, a fierce frog-like creature. The monumental 12-ton slab was discovered during an excavation beneath a popular Mexico City cantina. Photo from Noticias Azatlan Virtual.An uprising of bones:Macabre marks past and present in Mexico By … finish reading John Ross : An Uprising of Bones in Mexico

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John Ross : The Long Night of San Juan Copala

Justicia en San Juan Copola. Photo from Su Propina es mi Sueldo.Mexico’s Gaza:The long night of San Juan Copala Much as the Israeli government had warned the organizers of the Freedom Flotilla not to set sail for Gaza, the Governor … finish reading John Ross : The Long Night of San Juan Copala

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