Our Laboratory of Anthropolocura

New Mexico is a space-time vortex where ancestral Puebloan ceremonial centers reside in the shadow of Los Alamos National Laboratories. Adobe dwellings and pastoral landscapes form the backdrop for sci-fi fantasies, alien crash landings, and a bankrupt spaceport in the desert. This place of speculation and time-traveling contradictions is a perfect location from which to consider the trappings of modernity and anthropological futurity.

Transgender Latina Activism in the Current Political Moment

The current political administration poses numerous threats to various minoritized communities in the United States. Anti-Latinx and transphobic sentiments and policy actions are on the rise. Given this state of affairs, one might assume that life is markedly more difficult for transgender Latinxs in the Trump era.

Navigating Health Care Dilemmas in Chicago

The Affordable Care Act is under threat of repeal, and while lawmakers argue over what will replace it if anything, the healthcare policy landscape has already shifted. Entire sectors of the US population—undocumented immigrants and the working poor—were excluded or had limited access to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace to begin with, and they continue to struggle to afford primary health care services and to find treatment for chronic illnesses.