Polarization in Mexico: On “Democracy” and Authoritarianism
The fierce opposition to Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s reform of the National Electoral Institute, which oversees Mexico’s federal elections, reveals high tensions among Mexico’s ruling class; however, neither the reform nor its opponents aim to challenge an electoral system that silences working class people and is subordinated to the interests of the United States.
Pablo OprinariApril 6, 2023
Femicide: The Face of a Patriarchal Capitalist Society
On March 8, the feminist movement flooded the streets of Mexico as part of a global day of mobilization. Among these thousands of women and dissidents, the main demand was an end to femicide and sexist violence.
Yara VillaseñorMarch 31, 2023
At Least 39 Migrants Die in Fire at Detention Center in Mexico. The State Is Responsible.
The events of March 27 marked one of the darkest chapters in the Mexican State’s anti-immigrant policy, a policy that is increasingly subordinated to the interests of U.S. imperialism.
La Izquierda Diario MexicoMarch 30, 2023
Alfredo Cisneros: Fifth Mexican Environmentalist Assassinated in 2023
Alfredo Cisneros Madrigal, indigenous leader and forest defender in Michoacán, Mexico was murdered on February 23. He is the fifth environmental defender to be murdered in the country so far this year.
Axomalli VillanuevaMarch 13, 2023
Lula Visits Biden to Repair Relations with U.S. Imperialism
Brazilian President Lula's U.S. visit shows that he's focused on maintaining the interests of Brazilian capital while aligning with U.S. imperialism and being careful not to alienate Beijing.
Caio ReisFebruary 16, 2023
SOUTHCOM Chief Aims to Increase Imperialist Plunder of Latin America’s Resources
U.S. Southern Command Chief Laura Richardson has expressed interest in lithium and other natural resources in South America. It shows the country’s commitment to corporate profits at the expense of workers, Indigenous people, and the environment.
Luigi MorrisJanuary 26, 2023
The Peruvian Uprising: Massive Protests Demand the Fall of the Coup Regime and a Constituent Assembly
Peru has erupted in a massive uprising demanding that President Dina Boluarte resign, that the current Congress be shut down, and that a new constitution be established. The protests are the culmination of years of political oppression of the country’s indigenous communities, drastic poverty rates and precarity for Peru’s workers and poor, and a political regime that continues the legacy of Alberto Fujimori’s dictatorship.
La Izquierda Diario PerúJanuary 25, 2023
Socialists in Brazil Call for a National Strike against the Attacks of the Far Right and Anti-Worker Policies
On January 8, thousands of supporters of former president Jair Bolsonaro stormed the three branches of Brazil’s government to demand the military institute a coup against president Lula da Silva. While the government makes deals with the Right and uses these events to consolidate support, workers and the oppressed must use their own methods to confront the Right.
Movimento Revolucionário de Trabalhadores (MRT)January 11, 2023
The Roots and Results of the Parliamentary Coup and the People’s Uprising in Peru
A member of the Socialist Workers Current, our sister group in Peru, explains the historical context of the crisis in Peru and the way forward for the working class and oppressed.
José RojasDecember 29, 2022
Against the Coup and Repression, Fight for a Free and Sovereign Constituent Assembly: Statement by the Socialist Workers Current of Peru
We republish a statement by our sister group in Peru denouncing the illegitimate coup government and violent repression of anti-coup protests. Our comrades call for a free and sovereign constituent assembly as a way forward for Peru’s working class.
Corriente Socialista de las y los Trabajadores - CSTDecember 13, 2022