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(De)Colonial Subjects-003-Youth Activism in Chicago’s Puerto Rican Community

In this episode of (De)Colonial Subjects we speak with organizer Alyssa Villegas Rodríguez about youth activism and gentrification in Humboldt Park and her work to free political prisoner Oscar López Rivera.

(De)Colonial Subjects -002-The Psychology of the Oppressed

In this episode of (De)Colonial Subjects we speak with behavioral health clinician, Dorian Ortega, M.A. on mental health, self-care, and resiliency among Puerto Ricans and [email protected]

Sexism in the City-001- You Can’t Wear Heels on the Train

Rachel and Reem discuss the age old dilemma experienced by women who live in large metropolitan areas, the inability to wear heels on the train without being harassed, cat called, or physically accosted.

Modern – Macho – S201- Sexism in The City

Join the guys for the first episode of the Second Season of your favorite podcast !

Claudio and Sir have a chat about Sexism, The Definition of Gentlemen, and some other massive topics with Rachel Palos and Reem Amara the hosts of Gozamos’s newest podcast Sexism and The City, which is scheduled to release its first episode Tuesday the 26th of November,2013. Keep your eyes and ears open for the launch. !

(De)Colonial Subjects -001- Sex, Rape Culture, and Queer Boricuas

In this episode of (De)Colonial Subjects, Xavi speaks with activists Iliana Figueroa and Mayadet Patitucci Cruz on the issues of sex and rape culture in mainstream society and in the Puerto Rican Diaspora.
*(De)Colonial Subjects is a collaborative podcast between La Respuesta magazine and Gozamos.

Modern Macho #018 – Alejandro Molina, Roberto Lopez, Emile Campbry

Claudio has a conversation on the importance of Technology integration on a development versus consumer level to underserved communities with individuals with experience in Technology and Community organizing.

To lean more about how to get involved visit : openspacework.com

Modern-Macho#017-Adil Javid

Claudio and Sircedrick chat with Adil Javid, internationally lauded Neurologist, and discuss the subtle things that come with owning a brain, the dudes also  learn the importance of Sunlight and Sleep.

Modern-Macho #016 Marcos Carbajal

Claudio and the gang Chat with Macos Carbajal, new GM of Pilsen’s very own Carnitas Uruapan. They discuss Marcos’ future as a restaurateur, his past in Chicago’s storied financial district, as well as the experience of growing up in Pilsen

As we at Modern Macho love our listeners, we encourage you to eat at Carnitas Uruapan, check them out on facebook :

Enchufate #1: LAMC 2013 Preview 2

The Latin Alternative Music Conference is an annual celebration of all things Latin alternative. In it’s 14th edition, the event runs July 9-13 in New York City and in this episode of Enchufate (Preview 2 of 2) we’ll take a listen to music from past and present LAMC artists, plus we discuss the importance of the conference for this genre. My guest host is Edwin Days. Intro and outro music by Arturo Pedraza.

Modern-Macho #015 – Tyler Spalding

Claudio and Sir have an interesting conversation with Styleseek.com Co-Founder Tyler Spalding. The dudes discover; sometimes it does indeed take a Rocket Scientist to get a start-up off of the ground, you should avoid the outskirts of Manila..especially children with knives, and that fashionability doesn’t necessarily mean adhering to what the designers tell you is cool to wear.

We encourage you to log on to styleseek.com and create your own Style DNA, to find out more visit their website or find them on your preferred social media platform @StyleSeek

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