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

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

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

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

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

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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