Category: Mexico

Nicholas Cunningham: Fueling Elections in Mexico and Brazil

What could the results of Mexico and Brazil’s upcoming elections have in store for energy policies and the oil industry?

Shrin Hess: Zapatista women inspire fight against patriarchy

What the event last month demonstrated to many of those who were present, was the need to create safe spaces for all women

Tamara Pearson: Mexico’s Slow Death by Junk Food

Mexico’s traditional diet of beans and corn has been replaced with pizza and hamburgers

Heather Gies: “Don’t Surrender, Don’t Sell Out”

The Zapatistas’ First International Gathering of Women Who Struggle

Manuel Perez-Rocha: 5 Reasons Mexican Workers Would Cheer the Demise of NAFTA

Trump says NAFTA helped Mexicans “steal” U.S. jobs. In reality, the agreement has been as bad or worse for working people there than in the U.S.

David Meek: Zapatistas and the Struggle to Decolonize Science

The Zapatistas want science to be reimagined by both scientists and the grassroots together as a technique of resistance

Geoffrey Alan Boyce: A Case for Dismantling the U.S. Border Patrol

The U.S. Border Patrol’s violent, racist, and ineffectual policies have come to a head under Trump. What can be done?

John Ackerman: Leftist Hopeful’s Lead Signals Upheaval for Mexico

Leftist presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador enjoys a double-digit lead in Mexico’s presidential race. A tactical alliance between divided leftist groups might still be possible

Nicola Chávez Courtright: Green for Blue in the Mexican Security State

Mexico’s recently approved Internal Security Law grants its military unprecedented policing abilities—with broad-reaching implications for security policy across the region.

Angélica Almazán: An Election and a Movement

Can Marichuy, an Indigenous activist, collect enough signatures to appear on ballots in Mexico’s 2018 presidential election?

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