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Three strands: the braided narrative of the US/Mexico border

By Danié Gómez-Ortigoza

January 23, 2022

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Iñarritu’s ‘Carne y Arena’ is a virtual reality experience that portrays the conflict on the US/Mexico border, portraying the suffering of undocumented immigrants. But there is so much more when it comes to this narrative. Two remaining strands that need to be understood: the NRA’s involvement with gun-trafficking and the effect of drug consumption in the USA. In this video I review the VR experience, and explain what remains to be said when it comes to this conflict as a means to look for long-term solutions.

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