Bárbara is an editor of our sister site La Izquierda Diario México.
“We’re cherished friends, partners, and neighbors.” The Meeting Between Mexico’s López Obrador and Trump
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) ran as a progressive who would stand up to Donald Trump. He has spent his presidency betraying those promises. But the meeting last week was nonetheless a low point. We need an alliance between the Mexican working class and the Black community in the United States in the fight against racism.
Bárbara FunesJuly 13, 2020
Trade Treaty: A New Pact of Subordination of Mexico to the U.S.
The recently signed United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) reinforces the value chain in North America with even greater advantages for U.S. imperialism.
Bárbara FunesJanuary 3, 2020
Joe Arpaio’s Pardon and an Iron Fist Against Migrants
The case of racist and anti-immigrant former sheriff Joe Arpaio took the spotlight after Trump announced he was assessing his pardon.
Bárbara FunesAugust 24, 2017
10 Points to Understand the Gasolinazo Protests in Mexico
A rise in gas prices (gasolinazo), electricity bills and consumer prices has channeled popular discontent against Peña Nieto’s administration, sparking protests across the country.
Bárbara FunesJanuary 9, 2017
Puerto Rico’s Catastrophic Fiscal Adjustments
Imperialism seeks to prevent another Greek scenario. In Congress, Obama requested legislative reforms to clear the way for Puerto Rico to undergo bankruptcy processes. The republicans, who currently have the majority, are staunchly opposed to the proposed package. However, both parties on Capitol Hill want the island’s people and workers to pay the costs of the crisis.
Bárbara FunesNovember 7, 2015
Landslide Uncovers Thousands of Broken Dreams in a Clandestine Mass Grave in Nuevo Leon
Mexico goes into mourning after finding a clandestine grave with at least 31,000 bone remains in “Las Abejas” Ranch in the municipality of Salinas Victoria in the northern state of Nuevo León.
Bárbara FunesSeptember 10, 2015