The Reality Dysfunction

broadcasting Xicano epistemology from Occupied Aztlan is a podcast dedicated to bringing critical analysis of the contemporary colonial situation and how it affects the Xicanx/Indigenous/Latinx communities in the United States. The increasingly overt militarized nature of the attacks on our Indigenous communities across the hemisphere demand an intentional and critical analysis of events.

Episodes Date

This episode of The Reality Dysfunction has us talking to Dr. Cirien Saadeh and Cruz Rodriguez, both of them are organizer/activists in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This conversation was recorded on Friday...
May 30, 2020
This special episode of The Reality Dysfunction was recorded April 23, 2020, in a Zoom/Facebook live webinar hosted by Mexicanos 2070 an organization I have been working with for close to a year now. ...
May 25, 2020
In the episode of The Reality Dysfunction: X/L Edition our panel of dysfunctional experts on the Xicano Lation community take on the issues of gentrification. As the children of white flighters find t...
May 23, 2020
This special episode of The Reality Dysfunction is a recording made May 14, 2020 in a Zoom/Facebook live webinar hosted by Mexicanos 2070 an organization I have been working with for close to a year n...
May 18, 2020
In this episode of The Reality Dysfunction: X/L edition the crew takes on where we get our news and how important it is to maintain those open lines of communications in our respective communities. On...
May 15, 2020
In this episode of The Reality Dysfunction we have the very real pleasure of talking with Margo Cowan, Lupe Castillo and Gage Stewart. Margo and Lupe are organizers of many decades who have taken on t...
May 4, 2020
This episode of The Reality Dysfunction is a wide ranging conversation on the relationship between the Xicano/Latino community and Biden, Obama and Trump. The question is are we even a consideration a...
April 30, 2020
This episode we are talking with Dr. Jerry Garcia vice president of Education Services, Sea Mar Museum, and Sea Mar Housing is talking with us about his passion for Xicano history, his work creating a...
April 28, 2020
Today our panel of experts on the Xicano/Latino community who will be hashing it up about the role of essential workers and how these men and women, a vast majority of them Xicano/Latino, have gone in...
April 23, 2020
In this episode of The Reality Dysfunction I am talking with Daniel Soza III, a dear comrade from my MEXA/Brown Beret days who now lives in his hometown of Saginaw, MI., where he runs a community cent...
April 20, 2020
One of the main topics that constantly come up in discussion like the one we are having is how our community has very little sense of history. We are very clear about the historical myths that found t...
April 16, 2020
On April 4, 2020 Jose Diaz a masters student in NYU’s social and cultural analysis program and student services coordinator for the NYU prison education program was released from Rikers Island after b...
April 13, 2020
Bad Ass Latinas are in full effect on The Reality Dysfunction in this episode. We are talking to NYC education activists Lilah Mejia, Naomi Pena and Los Angeles area teacher activist Consuelo Frausto,...
April 9, 2020
Greetings Dysfunctionals, we're back again with another episode of The Reality Dysfunction. This time I am talking with a dear friend Marc Pinate. Marc is the director of the Borderlands Theatre Compa...
April 6, 2020
Another episode of The Reality Dysfunction’s CoronaVirus WTF! Series. Join our cast of experts as we discuss Xicano Latino image and representation in education, media and literature. The recent Ameri...
March 24, 2020
Biden or Bernie? What does our panel of Xicano/Latino experts say on the matter? Only one way to find out! Listen now!
March 24, 2020
First in a series of conversations bringing different voices from the Latino community around the in to talk about daily life in a pandemic. Our goal is to publish daily.  
March 21, 2020
This is an older recording from last fall. I just forgot about it and am now posting. Excellent conversation about performance art, understanding the body and some about afro pessimism. 
March 21, 2020
In this episode of The Reality Dysfunction Dr. Ernesto Mireles and Alex Yanish speak with Berte Reyes a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Arizona in the Rhetoric, Composition and teaching of Englis...
November 30, 2019
Milta Ortiz is smart, passionate about her community and showcases her commitment through the arts. Ortiz is a bilingual, bi cultural playwright, poet, and performer born in El Salvador. She moved to ...
October 1, 2019

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