Category: Mexico

Lars Åkerson: Maya Activist Groups Fight to Protect Indigenous Territorial Rights

The land defenders’ struggle continues a 500-year effort to protect a living landscape beset by ongoing extractive colonialism

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Tamara Pearson: WalmartLand

How US Stores Colonizing Mexico are Displacing Local Culture

Denis Rogatyuk: Mexico’s Left Faces a Tough Road Ahead

For enduring social change, Morena has to build a member-led organization rooted in local communities

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David Swanson: Remember to Forget the Alamo

Mexico once had a problem with a local provincial government promoting illegal immigration from the United States into Mexico in order to engage in the illegal slavery of illegally trafficked people

Kurt Hackbarth: AMLO’s MORENA Wins the Mexican Midterms

Facing an alliance of right-wing parties, business associations, and US-backed institutions like the National Endowment for Democracy, Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s MORENA Party managed to retain its majority in Congress

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Jérôme Baschet: The “Zapatista invasion” has begun

After months of preparations, a delegation of the Zapatistas has set sail from Mexico towards Europe. The “reversed conquest” has well and truly started

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Danica Jorden: Goodbye Ayoloco: Iconic Mexican Glacier is Officially No More

The glaciers are an important source of fresh water and climate regulation, and the gravity of the loss cannot be understated

Natalia Gutiérrez: Mexican feminists raise their voices against patriarchy

Faced with an epidemic of femicides and government inaction, Mexican feminists are turning to increasingly radical tactics in their collective quest for justice

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Danica Jorden: COVAX Agreement

Venezuela Sends Oxygen and Doctors to Brazilian Amazon, Mexico Cedes Vaccines to Poor Countries, U.S. and Russia Refuse to Join COVAX

Kurt Hackbarth: Among World Leaders, Only Mexico’s AMLO Has Offered Julian Assange Asylum

While world leaders remain quiet, AMLO stands alone in speaking for freedom of speech — and has offered Assange asylum in Mexico

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