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Los Olvidados: The Government-Sanctioned Massacre at Tlatelolco, 1968, and Why You Don't (& Should) Know About It. (NSFW)

In 1968, as the Red Scare was in full swing and Mexico was preparing to host the Summer Olympics. The nation was mired in protests against the US-supported regime of Diaz Ordaz. On October 2nd, 10,000 students organized in La Plaza de Tres Culturas, a square in Districto Tlatelolco, in Mexico D.F. (Mexico City).…

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