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
The Night of Tlatelolco: 52 Years Since Students Were Massacred for Protesting Police Brutality
On October 2, 1968, just 10 days before the Olympic Games were to be held in Mexico City, students were massacred thanks to an anti-fascist law approved by its “revolutionary” government. The scars of the Tlatelolco massacre will forever remind the students of the importance of organizing against repression and police brutality.
Óscar FernándezOctober 12, 2022
Supreme Court Allows End of “Remain in Mexico” Policy, U.S. Imperialism Continues
The Supreme Court will allow the Biden administration to end Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy. The decision is a needed reprieve for asylum seekers, but make no mistake: it is nowhere near enough.
Emma LeeJuly 4, 2022
Texas Governor Gregg Abbott Sent Miles of Razor Wire to Help Mexico Stop Immigrants from Reaching the U.S.
Republican Governor of Texas Greg Abbot sent barbed wire to Mexico to be used in Coahuila with the intention of stopping migration. This is just the latest attack in Mexico and the Untied States' coordinated war on immigrants
Diana Bruja PalaciosJune 20, 2022
The Mexican Government and the Cartels: Colluding in Service of U.S. Imperialism
U.S. imperialism is to blame for the spiraling violence between drug traffickers and the armed forces in Mexico. The government of AMLO is following drug and security policies imposed by Washington.
Pablo OprinariMarch 28, 2022
Mexican Autoworkers Win Major Victory at GM Plant
Workers at General Motors’ pickup-truck plant in the city of Silao, in the central state of Guanajuato, Mexico, voted to be represented by the independent labor union SINTTIA — a big win for workers trying to self-organize for better working conditions and pay.
K.S. MehtaFebruary 4, 2022
Feminists in El Paso, Texas Hold Vigil for Murdered Lesbian Couple
Last weekend, feminists in El Paso, Texas held a vigil for Yulisza Ramírez and Nohemí Medina Martínez who were murdered earlier this month. We need to build a mass movement that will mobilize for every instance of homophobic, misogynistic, and patriarchal violence.
Paul GinestáJanuary 28, 2022
Biden Isn’t Just Reinstating “Remain in Mexico,” He’s Expanding It
Last week, the Biden administration announced that it was formally reimplementing the program after a decision by the Supreme Court. The new policy, negotiated with the Mexican government, will include new sectors of migrants in the program and expand to new cities along the border, putting thousands of migrants’ lives at risk. The decision shows that Biden is not just continuing but expanding Trump’s immigration policy.
Madeleine FreemanDecember 10, 2021