Category: Mexico

Jessica Corbett: Millions of Women in Mexico Join “Day Without Us” Strike to Protest Gender-Based Violence

“In Mexico it’s like we’re in a state of war; we’re in a humanitarian crisis because of the quantity of women that have disappeared or been killed”

Yasnaya Elena Aguilar Gil: Jëën pä’äm, the illness of fire

If the propagation of the virus shows us the insides of the interrelated structures in which we live, it also shows that only collective care that can stop the pandemic

Jessica Corbett: Millions of Women in Mexico Protest Gender-Based Violence

“In Mexico it’s like we’re in a state of war; we’re in a humanitarian crisis because of the quantity of women that have disappeared or been killed.”

Isabella Cota: Mexican women plan historic strike against femicides

That is the first step, to show this outrage… We are not willing to continue doing nothing

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Ellen Brown: Mexico Is Showing the World How to Defeat Neoliberalism

Mexico’s new president has begun construction on 2,700 branches of a government-owned bank to be completed in 2021, when it will be the largest bank in the country

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William deBuys: Making America Great Again in a New Wild West

The Humanitarian and Environmental Disaster of Trump’s Border Wall

Evan Neuhausen: “A Project for Life” in Mexico City

A housing movement on the fringes of Mexico City offers an example of the fruits of breaking with the clientelism that has long dominated Mexican politics to build autonomous alternatives in its communities

Jen Moore: “When They Kill One, A Thousand More Are Born”

A Southern Mexico community remembers Mariano Abarca, who gave his life fighting mining companies, with a celebration of resistance

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Dean Baker: NAFTA Was About Redistributing Upward

A major feature of NAFTA was the requirement that Mexico strengthen and lengthen its patent and copyright protections. These barriers are 180 degrees at odds with expanding trade and removing barriers

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Tamara Pearson: US and Corporations Key Factors Behind Most Violent Year Yet in Mexico

This year has been the most violent year on record for Mexico, with almost 26,000 intentional homicides between January and September

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