Author Archives: elloborojo

About elloborojo

Okay, as the subtitle states, this is a notebook from what I call a New Mexico diaspora (look up diaspora if you are asking). I was a former resident of New Mexico, now living elsewhere, but New Mexico is still my homeland. To get more in touch with your homeland one must be away from it. This is my attempt to understand it. I was a former anti-militarism activist in the Albuquerque area. Still believe that United Snakes militarism is the greatest threat to the world, as do the majority of the worlds population. Uncovered much information about the ties in New Mexico, but never processed it all. This blog is an attempt to do that. Also hope it may come of use to others with similar interests.

Further Notes on Student Power

Regents are not Apolitical On May 6, 1997, Editor in Chief of the Daily Lobo, Susan Montoya, wrote an editorial denouncing the endorsement of Republican congressional candidate Bill Redmond by Richard Toliver, a Regent of UNM. Montoya said the problem … Continue reading

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Air Force military research at UNM, 1994-1998

From previous research on the effects of military research in universities, I attempted to look at the effects on my own university, the University of New Mexico (or, why i took a couple years more to graduate). We have seen … Continue reading

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Nuclear Missiles In Colorado

Here’s a flyer I obtained while in Colorado around the mid 2010’s. The nuclear weapons legacy exists in many regions of this country, along with opposition to it.

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Depleted Uranium, New Mexico, and Resistance

Another role that New Mexico plays as part of the military industrial complex is its part in the development of depleted uranium weapons. Their use was widely reported in many military interventions in the post-Cold War era, along with the … Continue reading

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Operation Paperclip and White Sands

We think of World War II as ending in 1945 with the defeat of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan, but in actuality it was the beginning of many other things, most importantly the Cold War. The United States and The … Continue reading

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Nukes in the Duke City: The Nuclear Weapons Bunker in Albuquerque

Introduction In 2017, with the era of Trump as US president, and increased military world tensions, there is growing fear of the possible use of nuclear weapons. One pariah state, North Korea, the DPRK, is attempting to acquire nuclear weapons … Continue reading

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When an H-Bomb Dropped near Albuquerque

Albuquerque has long had a nuclear legacy. One part of it was the time when a hydrogen bomb was accidentally dropped in Albuquerque. It is no surprise since Kirtland Air Force Base hosted the world’s first assembly plant for the … Continue reading

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