Subway Collapse in Mexico Killed 26. AMLO Isn’t Holding Anyone Responsible
On May 3 an elevated bridge in the Mexico City subway collapsed, taking with it two train cars and killing 26 working-class passengers. Three months later, the supposed “left-wing” government has made it clear that it wants impunity for the culprits.
Soledad FarfallaAugust 10, 2021
Socialists Should Not Support AMLO
This Sunday, midterm elections are taking place in Mexico. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, better known as AMLO, has been governing the country for three years. Despite his progressive image, he was a close ally of Trump. Certain socialists are nonetheless supporting AMLO.
Óscar FernándezJune 5, 2021
Migration in the Time of Biden and AMLO: Imperialism and the Border
18,000 migrant children detained in the United States in February. 170,000 Central Americans and Mexicans apprehended by border control in March. Behind these numbers, there are thousands of stories, marked by racism, xenophobia, and the outrage of different governments.
Pablo OprinariMay 8, 2021
Biden’s Border Policy is Still Separating Families
Thanks to Biden’s immigration policy, thousands of children remain separated from their families, and more are separated every day.
James Dennis HoffMay 6, 2021
Two Thousand Migrants Missing in Mexico
According to a report by the Mexican Federation of Public Human Rights Organizations (FMOPDH), at least 2,000 migrants are missing in Mexican territory, while the government maintains 8,000 National Guard troops on the border.
La Izquierda Diario MexicoApril 28, 2021
Immigration, Energy, and Security: The Mexico-U.S. Agenda
If Latin America is the backyard of the United States, then Mexico is its gateway. Donald Trump’s administration made this clearer than ever, strengthening Mexico's ties of subordination and dependence on its neighbor to the north. The first few months of the Biden administration prove that not much has changed.
Pablo OprinariApril 24, 2021
AMLO and Kamala Harris Stand Together Against Migrants
Mexican President López Obrador and U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris have agreed to "cooperate" on migration. These plans represent continuity with Trump-era border and immigration policy.
Diana Bruja PalaciosApril 9, 2021
Mexico’s President Wants to Turn Migrant Laborers into Semi-slaves in the United States
The Mexican president has proposed a modified version of the Bracero Program implemented near the end of World War II. It would allow super-exploited Mexican migrant laborers to work in the United States without full rights.
Diana Bruja PalaciosMarch 5, 2021
Revolutionary Socialists to Run in Mexico’s Midterm Elections
The Anticapitalist Left Front (FIA) will be running candidates in Mexico’s national elections next summer. Its main candidate is a public sector worker who was fired and fought successfully to get her job back.
Óscar FernándezDecember 15, 2020
Mexican Police Fire Live Rounds at Femicide Protesters
In Cancún, Mexico, the police opened fire on 2,000 demonstrators who had gathered at the City Hall to protest against the latest instance of femicide. Here, we republish a statement by the socialist feminist group Pan y Rosas.
Pan y RosasNovember 10, 2020