In Juan Caloca’s virtual game, High Treason, the Mexican artist uses his artistic capabilities to further his criticisms of the Mexican government. In his ‘game’, there is no way to win. To preface this program made by Caloca, you have to understand a little bit of Mexico’s history of censorship.
It seems that we can’t even go a day or two without some sort of patriotic controversy rocking the nation. In more recent events, the “Take A Knee” controversy divided the nation into two opposing sides. Most recently, however, we have a new patriotism-related offense to get worked up over.
It is legal to desecrate the US flag since the ruling of the Supreme Court in Texas v. Johnson in 1989. Desecration of the US flag is protected under the First Amendment that protects freedom of speech. However, on July 4, 2016, Bryton Mellot was arrested for desecration of the