44-year-old Estela Banda said she was inspired by God to set the site ablaze, according to the San Antonio Express News. Angelita Olvera said a total of six of the 54 crosses were destroyed and flags were burned.
From Displacement to Resilience: Climate Migrants Helping Grow Needed Solutions
People from nations highly vulnerable to climate change—like the Marshall Islands and Honduras—are now helping the United States to better prepare for its impacts David Sherfinski | @dsherfinski | Thomson Reuters Foundation When Benetick Kabua Maddison moved to the United States from the Marshall Islands aged six, it was partly […]
We Must Turn Solidarity with Ukraine into a New Standard For All Refugees
Rather than argue over how differently some of us are supporting people based on where they come from, we should argue over the strategies needed to move from “Ukrainian refugees welcome” to “all refugees welcome” and “freedom of movement.”
TAKE ACTION: SATX Mayor/Council Must Reject Border Security Expo
A local campaign to boot a national border militarization expo from San Antonio picks up steam. Your name here will help.
‘Lamborghini’ Border Wall About to Topple into the Rio Grande
Trump supporters funded a private border wall on the banks of the Rio Grande, helping the builder secure $1.7 billion in federal contracts. But experts say the wall is already critically failing. Jeremy Schwartz and Perla Trevizo Tommy Fisher billed his new privately funded border wall as the future of […]
EP07: DIY COVID-19 Masks … Existence as Resistance … #FreeThemAll
Deceleration‘s seventh broadcast for the Covid-19 era in San Antonio documents local action demanding release of detained immigrants, an instructional DIY T-Shirt COVID-19 mask, and extensive interview of Laura Rios-Ramirez of Kalpulli Ayolopaktzin and Martinez Street Women’s Center. All that and news/resource updates and calls to community action. This coming […]
EP06: Detention Crisis, Meditation, Cooking Cactus, and Healing Herbs
Deceleration‘s sixth broadcast for the Covid-19 era in San Antonio is dedicated to our health. Features include cooking with cactus (“Yard Food,” a title we found entertaining and slightly ridiculous … that is, worth sharing), calling for release of detained immigrants in this detention crisis, a healing herb instructional with […]
EP01: Deceleration’s Inaugural Broadcast for Covid-19 Era
Deceleration’s Inaugural Live Stream for the Covid-19 era in San Antonio includes a conversation with Brian Gordon about the radical possibilities of growing plants … Pandemic poetry w/ Marisol Cortez … and a call to action to stand with migrant families being held at the South Texas Family Residential Center […]