[Podcast] Reno to Albuquerque

[Podcast] Reno to Albuquerque

Nothing defines a road trip like its soundtrack. Tomorrow Alejandro is driving from Reno to Albuquerque and was in the market for some musical accompaniment. There are different types of road trip mixes, of course. Some are meant to wake you up, to inspire some air...
[Podcast] G5 Summit Mexico

[Podcast] G5 Summit Mexico

Even something like that, just the sun setting behind a hill, that’s something you never see in the city. – Revaz The Western side of the DF-to-Queretaro highway fell in perfect gradient from a light blue overhead into a deep magenta, and then ended...

The Hip-Hop Aesthetic

I’m getting ready to write my review of Ta-Nehisi Coates‘ The Beautiful Struggle. In the same way that Kwame Dawes describes his style of writing as having a “reggae aesthetic“, it’s clear that Coates is trying to craft a hip-hop...
Global Voices House Party

Global Voices House Party

There are many ways to get know another culture. My favorite? The house party. Even the seemingly most conservative of cultures transform into festive affairs of dance, drink, and drums when a house party is declared. There is something irresistibly human about...