Rodolfo Acuna

RODOLFO ACUÑA, a professor emeritus at California State University Northridge, has published 20 books and over 200 public and scholarly articles. He is the founding chair of the first Chicano Studies Dept which today offers 166 sections per semester in Chicano Studies. His history book Occupied America has been banned in Arizona. In solidarity with Mexican Americans in Tucson, he has organized fundraisers and support groups to ground zero and written over two dozen articles exposing efforts there to nullify the U.S. Constitution.

The Awakening

The Apple Tower

What We Don’t Want to Know

Bread and Circuses: On the Inequality of Sports

The Great American Delusion: Unequal, Even in Death

The Internet and Me

Vampires on the Border

Why is Menudo White?

Why History Makes Us Important

The Age of the Billionaires

The Tyranny of Words

Institutional Racism

Criticism: an Abandoned Process

The Illusion of Inclusion

Native Americans Should Have Let the Pilgrims Starve

El Día de los Muertos: Quo Vadis?

The Identity Crisis of Mexican Americans

The Devil Made Me Do It

Lessons From the Working Class

The Rancid Myth of Columbus

They Could Have Been Contenders

Why Mexicans Can’t Win

The Problem With American Exceptionalism

There, But for the Grace of God, Go I

Love the Kids, Hate Gangs

Why Chicanos Should Support Trayvon Martin

Respect for the Law?

The Allegory of the Crabs

Mr. Obama, Tear Down That Wall!

Hedge Funds and the Death of the Peasant Landowner

Don’t Mess with Meskins

When You’re Stupid, You’re Stupid

When You’re Stupid, You’re Stupid

Since When is Losing Winning?

Mexicans in the Photos

Don’t Forget, The Young Grow Old

Priced Out of Education

The Death of the Chicano Left

Being Political in Arizona

The Case of Marco Rubio

How Do We Change Culture?

The Case of Ruben Navarette

The Vindication of Mexican-American Studies

Yes 30, No on 32

Is the Dream Ending?

Of White Papers and History

Is the Answer Blowing in the Wind?

Endependence Day

White Lies and Arizona’s Culture of Fear