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MEXICO

Coco: Capitalist Appropriation of Mexican Tradition

November 22, 2017 | In the midst of heightened xenophobia and anti-Latino sentiment in Donald Trump’s USA, Disney’s newest animated hit, Coco, appropriates an old Mexican tradition.

Juan Castellanos

Mexico´s New Working Class

October 13, 2017 | Terremoto–earthquake. Economists, political scientists and analysts thus describe the effects of Trump’s arrival to the White House on the neighboring semi-colony of (...)

Jimena Vergara

MEXICO

Mexico’s Women Workers: Most Oppressed, Most Courageous

September 30, 2017 | Far more than half of the reported deaths due to the earthquake in Mexico City were women due to unsafe working conditions and the segregation of domestic labor. But women refuse to be victims (...)

Tatiana Cozzarelli

MEXICO

Millenials Shatter Myths, Save Thousands

September 28, 2017 | The millennial generation has a bad rap: selfish, self centered and always online. The Mexican earthquake of 2017 dispels all of these myths and is forging a new definition of (...)

Brenda Ballesteros

MEXICO

MEXICO: Solidarity Amongst the Rubble

September 21, 2017 | After a massive earthquake hits Mexico City, a massive relief effort is organized by everyday people.

INTERVIEW

Too Many Soldiers, Not Enough Food: Oaxaca After the Earthquake

MEXICO

Historic Earthquake Shakes Mexico

September 08, 2017 | An urgent action has been called by Section 22 of the Coordinadora Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación (CNTE) to organize relief brigades for the regions devastated by last night’s (...)

Tre Kwon

UNITED STATES

Joe Arpaio’s Pardon and an Iron Fist Against Migrants

August 24, 2017 | The case of racist and anti-immigrant former sheriff Joe Arpaio took the spotlight after Trump announced he was assessing his pardon.

Barbara Funes

UNITED STATES

Ten Dead After Migrants Are Trapped in Trailer Amid Summer Heat in Texas

July 26, 2017 | Ten immigrants found dead in Texas due to heat exposure and asphyxiation.

Mira Craig-Morse

HISTORY

The Mexican Revolution and the United States

July 18, 2017 | Mexican workers in the US made up a combative and radicalised community with an admirable tradition of militant activity and strong links to the Mexican (...)

Pablo Pozzi

MEXICO

Mexican Walmart Workers on Strike

May 29, 2017 | MEXICO: On Saturday, thousands of Mexican workers organized work stoppages at several supermarkets including those by owned by Walton family, such as Walmart, Sam’s Club (...)

MEXICO

May Day in Mexico City

May 01, 2017 | On International Workers' Day, tens of thousands of people demonstrated in Mexico City. The oppositional trade union federations protested against precarious working conditions and the (...)

Wladek Flakin

MEXICO

Internationalism and the Mexican Working Class

April 27, 2017 | Internationalism is a strategic necessity. As the Mexican working class begins to mobilize, workers in the US and Mexico must unite against the capitalists and the (...)

Jimena Vergara

MEXICO

Mexico: So Far From God, so Close to the United States

April 26, 2017 | US imperialist penetration in Mexico exists on many levels, profing off of the flow of goods, but limiting the flow of people. The War on Drugs, as well as the huge demand for drugs created an (...)

Jimena Vergara

MEXICO

A Close Look at the Zapatistas Presidential Campaign

February 28, 2017 | Last year, the Zapatista Army of National Liberation announced that it would launch an indigenous candidacy alongside the National Indigenous Congress for the 2018 presidential elections in (...)

Óscar Fernández

Mexico

10 Points to Understand the Gasolinazo Protests in Mexico

January 09, 2017 | A rise in gas prices (gasolinazo), electricity bills and consumer prices has channeled popular discontent against Peña Nieto’s administration, sparking protests across the (...)

Barbara Funes

MEXICO

Peña Nieto on the Tightrope

December 22, 2016 | Faced with scandals and oppositional mobilizations, the Peña Nieto administration is in a downward spiral. What hardships has Peña Nieto’s government faced in the past (...)

Óscar Fernández

US-MEXICO

Trump’s Presidency: A Tipping Point for Immigrant Workers

December 21, 2016 | Under Barack Obama, the situation of Mexicans and Central Americans was unsustainable. With Trump, millions of families face a dire future.

Jimena Vergara

MEXICO

#NotWithThem: Mexicans against Clinton and Trump

November 07, 2016 | The invitation by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to the racist Republican candidate Donald Trump sparked widespread indignation. Yet, Clinton also has policies that will hurt Mexicans. (...)

Rosalio Negrete

MEXICO

A Letter to my Undocumented Mother

September 20, 2016 | A young Mexican writes a letter to her immigrant mother living and working in the United States. She talks about her path from hating her mother for leaving her to understanding her. She now (...)

Zuiri Hernández

MEXICO

MORENA: A New Alternative in Mexico?

Óscar Fernández

MEXICO

Nochixtlán: Sounding the Alarm, Spectres of Resistance

July 04, 2016 | The Mexico City teachers’ union (SNTE) will begin an indefinite strike tomorrow, July 5. The CNTE teachers’ struggle in Oaxaca is catching fire throughout the country—in the throes of battle against (...)

Sergio Moissen

USA-MEXICO

Philadelphia Solidarity with Teachers in Oaxaca

June 29, 2016 | Philadelphia holds a vigil in solidarity with teachers in Oaxaca.

John Leslie

UNITED STATES/MEXICO

Solidarity Actions for Oaxacan Teachers

June 27, 2016 | Throughout the United States, dozens of actions took place in support of teachers in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Tatiana Cozzarelli

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