Mexico Moves Closer to Decriminalizing Abortion, but the Fight Isn’t Over
The new ruling is an important step in advancing the decriminalization of abortion in Mexico. But we must fight for fully legal, free, and safe abortion across the country.
Joss EspinosaSeptember 14, 2023
International Tribunal: Mexico’s Maya Train Constitutes Ecocide and Ethnocide
The Tribunal for the Rights of Nature ruled that, by undertaking the Mayan Train megaproject, the Mexican state has committed crimes of ecocide and ethnocide.
Axomalli VillanuevaAugust 4, 2023
Declaration on the Migrant Crisis: Socialists From the U.S., Mexico, Venezuela, and Costa Rica Denounce Anti-Immigrant Policies
In light of the unprecedented migration crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border, we present the following international declaration from the Revolutionary Socialist Organization of Costa Rica, the League of Socialist Workers of Venezuela, the Socialist Workers Movement of Mexico and Left Voice of the United States, all members of the Trotskyist Fraction - Fourth International, alongside the chapters of the international feminist organization, Bread and Roses, of these countries.
Trotskyist Fraction – Fourth InternationalMay 16, 2023
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
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
President AMLO’s Government Is Not Feminist
On March 8, Mexican president AMLO spoke cynically of his commitment to feminism. But the fight against gendered violence, militarization, and labor precarity will be fought by the masses, not the so-called “progressive” government in Mexico.
Barbara FunesMarch 13, 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
Heading into International Women’s Day in Mexico: Let’s Be Thousands in the Streets against Femicide and Violence
In 2022, 3,754 women were killed in Mexico, but only 33.7 percent were investigated as femicides. We need to build a movement that fights against misogynist violence.
Movimiento de los Trabajadores Socialistas (MTS)March 6, 2023