Category: Mexico

David Bacon: The Cross-Border Farmworker Rebellion

Workers in the berry fields of the United States and Mexico have the same transnational employers. Now, farmworker unions in those two nations have begun to work together

TeleSUR English: AMLO Speaks Up For Rights of Honduran Migrants Caravan

“If there is economic growth in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, in Chiapas, in Tabasco, in Oaxaca, there will be no migration phenomenon”

José Alejandro García: Caravan of 3,000 Central American Migrants Crosses Into Mexico

Thousands of Central American migrants have defied Donald Trump and streamed over the international bridge from Guatemala into Mexico, where some clashed with riot police in an attempt to continue their journey north

Tamara Pearson: “We Feel Abandoned and Disposable”

How Thousands of Mexico’s Seniors are Exploited in Unpaid Jobs

Jeff Hermanson: Election Landslide Raises Hopes for Mexican Labor

Independent unions have formed a new federation. They hope to win progressive labor law reform and finally end the reign of corrupt, pro-employer unions

Lori Wallach: “New NAFTA”

If we don’t get members of Congress to push on the administration, the necessary labor and environmental enforcement is not going to happen, and then it’s going to be a deal we’re going to have to stop

Ben Dangl: NAFTA 2.0 Is a Win for Big Oil

But a Huge Loss for Workers and the Environment

Ben Dangl: The Zapatistas’ Dignified Rage

Revolutionary Theories and Anticapitalist Dreams of Subcommandante Marcos

Tamara Pearson: Why Mexico’s Next President is No Friend of Migrants

When it comes to immigration and refugees, Mexico’s progressive president elect, Andres Lopez Obrador, has more in common with US president Donald Trump than you’d expect

Nevin Siders: Defending electricity users in Mexico

The National Assembly of Electric Energy Users (ANUEE) imploded under the carrot-and-stick pressures the Mexican government applied in its privatization drive. Among the more forceful measures are changing the Constitution in an unending chain of neoliberal reforms that open ever wider sectors of the economy to private enterprise, each wrapped in a sweetening that their Read more…

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