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Music

Musician Lila Downs fights back

When performing her latest single, “Peligrosa,” Downs says she thought about women who are seen as “dangerous because we think, because we have opinions, because we want to go to school, because we want to be independent.”

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Conflict & Justice

Mexico reconsiders legalizing drugs

Earlier this month, former Mexican president Vicente Fox wrote that Mexico should consider legalizing drugs and current president Felipe Calderon has called for a debate on the idea. Tracy Wilkinson of the Los Angeles Times, speaks with us.