Don’t Slag Off Mexico’s Potential (Or, Mexico Es Muy Grande Y Importante)

When a nation-state has a rather nasty running drug war (that is way more than just a metaphorical drug war), headlines tend to be dominated by all kinds of rough incidents, usually involving murder, beheadings, and other nightmare-inducing stuff.  But don't slag off Mexico.  It only looks terrible because people keep talking about how it's … Continue reading Don’t Slag Off Mexico’s Potential (Or, Mexico Es Muy Grande Y Importante)

The Geopolitics of the Apocalypse (American-style)

So you’re down in a parking lot’s lowest level.  You’re all like, “Goddamn this mall’s crowded bullshit weekend sale,” because you’ve been forced into this dank suburban bunker.  Just as you find your car, everything shakes.  The lights go off.  Some parts of the ceiling collapse. You know this can’t possibly be good.  You work … Continue reading The Geopolitics of the Apocalypse (American-style)