Category Archives: Opinions From The Region

Cinco de Ma.. Yo, no!

Cinco de Ma.. Yo, no! by Cindy Gomez-Schempp There are many religious, cultural, regional, ancestral, indigenous, artistic and state and federal holidays celebrated by Mexican people. Cinco de Mayo has never been at the top. In fact, it is a … Continue reading

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Border Patrol as a Function of White Supremacy, Why No Mexicans Should enter the Service

By Cindy Gomez-Schempp It might seem counter intuitive to tell all Mexicans not to serve in the U.S. Border Patrol. But frankly, given the growing numbers of Mexicans entering policing jobs including with U.S. border patrol, it appears that it … Continue reading

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Antecedentes por Rodolfo F. Acuña

Antecedentes por Rodolfo F. Acuña Traducción por Cindy Gomez-Schempp Nota: Lo que sigue es un artículo largo sobre las actividades revolucionarias de México y la guerra sucia en contra de sus estudiantes, los cuales han estado al frente del país … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to White People on the Eve of Their Wake Up Call

Dear White People: I know this may come as a shock to most of you but times are a changin’. Yes. I know that normally times change but everything stays the same with White Supremacy so you normally don’t have … Continue reading

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JUDAS OF FEMINISM

by  Aurelia Shippentower A Poem addressing White feminism from an indigenous perspective. Author’s note Intro: I had a lot of anger at the actions of a self proclaimed feminist leader who was offensive to a person of color in front of a large … Continue reading

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To Be or Not to Be an Insurance Company, and Other “Dirty Little Secrets”

Workforce Safety & Insurance To Be or Not to Be an Insurance Company, and Other “Dirty Little Secrets” By Cindy Shawcross Contributing Writer (Originally published in the High Plains Reader November 29, 2007 by Cindy Shawcross*) Link: HPR1.com Most people who hear … Continue reading

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The Walking Wounded Unite: Injured Workers Rescue Themselves

The Walking Wounded Unite: Injured Workers Rescue Themselves By Cindy Gomez-Schempp (Originally published in the High Plains Reader April, 2008 by Cindy Shawcross*) Injured workers in North Dakota who feel WSI has failed to provide them with the “sure and certain” … Continue reading

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To Be, or Not to Huckabee: That is the Question

To Be, or Not to Huckabee: That is the Question By Cindy Gomez-Schempp Que Paso columnist (Originally published in the High Plains Reader December 9, 2009 by Cindy Shawcross*) Link: HPR1.com Over the last week, Mike Huckabee has probably suffered … Continue reading

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The Reasons Why I Should Stop Asking for Health Care

The Reasons Why I Should Stop Asking for Health Care By Cindy Gomez-Schempp Que Paso columnist (Originally published in the High Plains Reader October 5, 2009 by Cindy Shawcross*) Link: HPR1.com I was recently in DC representing People Escaping Poverty … Continue reading

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Getting it Right

Getting it RightThe Census and Why You Should Make Yourself Count By Cindy Gomez-Schempp Que Paso columnist (Originally published in the High Plains Reader October 20, 2009 by Cindy Shawcross*) Link: HPR1.com Census workers will soon be taking to the streets … Continue reading

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