U.S. Prepares Ultimatum to Mexico Over Energy Dispute: Give Us Your Markets, Now
The United States has accused Mexico of violating the USMCA free trade agreement, arguing that western powers should be free to access the country’s electricity industry. As of now, Mexico is standing firm against the corporate raiding.
Arturo MéndezApril 15, 2023
Historic Strike at Tisséo: Toulouse Metro Blocked for the First Time Since 1992
On Tuesday, April 11, the transport workers of Toulouse, France, organized a massive strike after a call from the local coalition of unions. In a historic day of mobilization, the workers of Tisséo, the city’s transit company, united to block traffic on the Toulouse metro for the first time since 1992.
Alberta NurApril 14, 2023
No Faith in the Constitutional Council: The Movement in France Needs a Winning Strategy
While President Macron hoped that the mobilizations would weaken on their eleventh day, protests and strikes are holding strong across France. The need for a strategic shift has only become more urgent, as the Inter-Union places its hopes in an impossible reversal of the pension reform by the Constitutional Council, the highest constitutional authority in France.
Paul MoraoApril 8, 2023
Well-known French Activist Sentenced for “Defamation” of a Police Officer
Assa Traoré was sentenced for “defamation” against a police officer who accused her of lying during the investigation into her brother's Adama’s death in 2016. The Traoré family continues to suffer judicial harassment for its fight against police violence.
Erell BleuenApril 8, 2023
The European Strike Wave and the Potential of the Working Class
With its epicenter in France, a wave of strikes is developing in several European countries. As the working class takes to the streets against a cost of living crisis, anti-union attacks, and austerity, is there a common theme to this resurgence of class struggle?
Josefina L. MartínezApril 7, 2023
France: The Network for the General Strike Calls to Continue the Fight Against Macron’s Reform
At the initiative of the Network for the General Strike, 250 union activists, strikers, and intellectuals, question the strategy of the bureaucratic leaderships of the French unions, and call to continue the fight against Macron’s Reforms.
Left VoiceApril 7, 2023
Reflections on the Peruvian Uprising
A comrade from Argentina shares their experience of the Peruvian Uprising
Matías BusiApril 7, 2023
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