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Crossing the Line

The U.S. Supreme Court will rule this month on legislation that forces police to scrutinize Latinos, both immigrants and citizens. President Barack Obama has deported 1.5 million people. And 41 states are attempting to limit the voting rights of young people and minorities.

In "Crossing the Line," Village Voice Media offers a short collection of viewpoints and artwork to honor the passing of the American dream.

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  1. America's War on Mexicans Has Gone Too Far
    Village Voice Media executive editor Michael Lacey writes that a hostile Supreme Court and a feckless Obama administration show that America's war on Mexicans has gone too far.
  2. SB 1070 Civil Disobedience Must Escalate
    Stephen Lemons reports on the need for civil disobedience if SB1070 proponents are to be beaten back.
  3. New Voting Laws Could Take Out Obama This Fall
    Miami New Times editor-in-chief Chuck Strouse reports on new voting laws in dozens of states that could take out Barack Obama this fall.
  4. Love the Beans, Hate the Beaner
    ¡Ask a Mexican! columnist and OC Weekly editor-in-chief Gustavo Arellano contributes "Love the Beans, Hate the Beaner," about America's love-hate relationship with Mexicans and their food.
  5. Xico Artists Featured in "Crossing the Line"
    Village Voice Media commissioned artists associated with the Phoenix-based cultural collective Xico to produce a series of covers for its papers -- each one is unique to each city -- for its national story on Arizona SB1070, "Crossing the Line."
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