Conmemorando la Reforma

Commemorating a Century of Land and Water Reform

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People celebrated the Constitution’s centennial with theater, music, dance, video, and self-congratulating speeches. One hundred years in, and it was still one of the world’s most progressive. It guaranteed not only civil and political rights but social and economic rights, like the right to unionize, an adequate minimum wage, retirement security, equal pay for men and women, and paid maternity leave…

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Microhistories of transgression

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Day by day we witness different types of “transgressions”: sins, deceptions, robberies, murders and many other actions that frequently cause indignation and scandal in society. But transgressions can be diverse and, according to the context, be more or less serious. Lying in our personal lives ―telling a white lie― does not merit imprisonment; but if we do so during a judicial proceeding ―under oath― we may indeed be subject to such penalties…

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