Mexico

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 Mexico.

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 country.

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 months?

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?

July 22, 2016 | Many in Mexico today see Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) as the party that represents the interests of the people. How is MORENA currently situated in Mexican (...)

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

STATEMENT

Thousands Condemn Repression in Mexico

June 22, 2016 | Thousands of scholars, Human Rights activists and organizations from Mexico and around the world have signed this statement in favor of the Teachers of Oaxaca.

MEXICO

Live Stream: Oaxaca

June 20, 2016 | We are transmitting Radio Universidad of Oaxaca and live images through our sister organization La Izquierda Diario Mx.

MEXICO CITY

The Anti-Capitalist Left Running for the Constituent Assembly

June 04, 2016 | Against all odds, Sergio Moissen, socialist professor and aspiring independent candidate, managed to hand in more than 100,000 signatures to the National Electoral Institute (INE). This is the (...)

Óscar Fernández

MÉXICO

Teachers Occupy Radio and TV Stations in Chiapas

May 29, 2016 | There has been an ongoing teachers’ strike to fight against the recent education reform imposed by Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. The movement recently faced harsh repression and attempts by (...)

La Izquierda Diario Mexico

LATIN AMERICA

For an Anticapitalist in Mexico City’s Constituent Assembly

April 08, 2016 | Against all odds, Sergio Moissen, socialist professor and independent candidate, managed to hand in more than 80,000 signatures to the National Electoral Institute (INE).

La Izquierda Diario Mexico

MEXICO

Worker Struggles in Ciudad Juárez

February 29, 2016 | Ciudad Juárez has sadly earned its fame as the capital of feminicide. With the assembly plant boom during the nineties, Juárez became one of the worst cities for a woman to live in. Roberto (...)

Sergio Moissen

MEXICO

Maquiladora Workers Run as Independents in Juarez

February 04, 2016 | The workers’ movement spurred by the courageous maquiladora workers of EATON, Foxconn and Lexmark are stirring controversy and excitement in the city of Juárez. The workers decided to advance an (...)

Sergio Moissen

EDUCATION REFORM

From Mexico to Italy, in Defense of Public Education

December 02, 2015 | In Italy, thousands have taken the streets in a general strike against the education reforms of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Those of us in the "Nuestra Clase" grouping in Mexico sympathize with (...)

Tania Vonki

MEXICO

Collusion of Thugs, Police and Honda during Rigged Union Elections

October 26, 2015 | The Honda Mexico United Workers Union (STUHM) has suffered a setback in their drive to represent workers in collective bargaining processes. Meanwhile, the Mexican government has strengthened its (...)

Sergio Moissen

MEXICO

Mexico, One Year After the Disappearance of 43 Students

October 02, 2015 | September 26 marked the passage of one year since the “Night of Iguala” and the disappearance of 43 students from Ayotzinapa. Thousands poured into the streets of Mexico City, demanding the return (...)

La Izquierda Diario Mexico

MEXICO

New Mexican Ambassador will Continue the Country’s Subordination to the U.S.

September 12, 2015 | On September 3, Miguel Basáñez Ebergenyi was confirmed as Mexico’s new ambassador in the US, with the blessing of US president Barack Obama. His appointment was proposed by Mexican president Enrique (...)

Tania Vonki

MEXICO

Landslide Uncovers Thousands of Broken Dreams in a Clandestine Mass Grave in Nuevo Leon

September 10, 2015 | Mexico goes into mourning after finding a clandestine grave with at least 31,000 bone remains in “Las Abejas” Ranch in the municipality of Salinas Victoria in the northern state of Nuevo León.

Barbara Funes

MEXICO

Mexico: Some reflections on the end of the IEEPO and the attack on the CNTE

August 12, 2015

Mario Caballero

MEXICO

The Murders of Journalists and Activists Go Unpunished in Peña Nieto’s Mexico

August 05, 2015 | On Friday July 31, Ruben Espinosa, Nadia Vera, Yesenia Quiroz and two more unidentified women were tortured and murdered in their apartments in Mexico City.

Paolo Guerrero

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