Selected Writings

Features
Journalists in Mexico hit a COVID data wallColumbia Journalism Review, 2020
‘We don’t want any more murders:’ A fight for justice in Mexico
Al Jazeera, 2020
Meet the Women Smashing Mexico’s Male-Dominated DJ Scene
Zora, 2020
Are We Killing the Markets Of Mexico City?
Eater, 2019
The Front Line of Mexican Media is DIY Community RadioColumbia Journalism Review, 2019
The Searchers, The Baffler, 2019
Defending Water, Defending Life, Strangers Guide, 2018
Why Do We Turn To Stories In The Midst Of A Disaster? Literary Hub, 2018
An Alternate Future for the Mall, N+1, 2017

Human Rights
US-Mexico border factories stay open despite COVID riskThe Guardian, 2020
“We’re Doing What the Government Won’t Do,” Foreign Policy, 2020
The Search for Answers in Mexico, NACLA, 2020
Coronavirus in Mexico: Street vendors agonize over health or livelihoodDeutsche Welle, 2020
Mexico: National brigade searches for thousands of disappeared persons
, Deutsche Welle, 2020
Amid Promises of Release, Political Prisoners Remain in Jail, Toward Freedom, 2019
Mexico’s Women Are Learning To Hit Like A Girl, Bright, 2019

Migration
A family fleeing violence in El Salvador has been stuck in Tijuana for two months
Business Insider, 2019
Mexico cracks down on migrant activists and shelters
PRI, 2019
The Politics of the Media’s Migrant Lexicon,
 News to Table, 2019
Asylum Seekers Struggle to Navigate Broken Border Policy
The New Republic, 2019
Caravan Migrants Carry Hopes Northward As Their Journey Resumes, The Nation, 2018
Facing High Legal Fees, Immigrants Are Using Web Tools to Apply for Green CardsVice, 2017
For Muslim Refugees In Mexico, A Search For CommunityPacific Standard, 2017
Seasoned Migrants Face the WallVice, 2017
When Being Deported is Only the Start of Your ProblemsVice, 2017

Cities
The Mexican Town That Refused To Become A Smart CityThe Guardian, 2018
Makeup in TransitLenny Letter, 2018
The Recovery: Disaster Capitalism in Mexico CityN+1, 2017
How Mexico City Residents Used Social Media In The Wake Of The EarthquakePacific Standard, 2017
Finding A Room of One’s Own on the Mexico City Metro, Literary Hub, 2017 

Culture
How Food Scenes Around The World Are Coping Amid CoronavirusEater, 2020
Mexico City’s Only Drop-In Center For Queer Senior Citizens
Ozy, 2020
Every Bar In Mexico City Serves This Non-Alcoholic Cocktail
Edible Brooklyn, 2020
Waste Not, Want Not, The Baffler, 2018
How To Talk About The Gig Economy At PartiesThe Billfold, 2017

Commentary
The Legacy of Samir Flores, One Year LaterNACLA, 2020
Business As UsualThe Baffler, 2020
For Mexico’s President, Forced Disappearance Could Make Or Break The Justice SystemForeign Policy, 2019
Did Mexico’s People Really Win?The New Republic, 2019
Mexico’s President Says the War on Drugs is Over. Not All Mexicans Agree.The Nation, 2019
What does AMLO Mean for Migrants?, The Nation, 2018
What Does the Mexican Left Think of Mexico’s “Leftist” President-Elect?, The Nation, 2018

En Español

La búsqueda de respuestas en México, NACLA, 2020
A un año de la promesa presidencial, 1,400 casos de presos politicos en revisión
Pie de Página, 2019
Brigadas buscan a sus desaparecidos en México, Contexto, 2019
Defender el agua, defender la vida, Tercera Via, 2018
Los problemas que enfrenten los migrantes deportados en México, Vice, 2017