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
Feminist Activists Occupy Human Rights Commission in Mexico to Protest Femicide
Facing increased femicides, continuing violence against women, and the impunity of those responsible, the mothers of victims, along with feminist groups and organizations, have seized the offices of the National Human Rights Commission in Mexico City, Mexico. The government has responded by condemning and criminalizing the protesters.
Lucy GonzalezSeptember 11, 2020
Two years of López Obrador: “Progressive” Subordination to Trump and the U.S.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has become friends with President Trump. No longer is AMLO attempting to fake standing against the northern neighbor; the subordination of Mexico continues unabated. Only class struggle on both sides of the border will help the Mexican worker.
Pablo OprinariSeptember 7, 2020
“We’re cherished friends, partners, and neighbors.” The Meeting Between Mexico’s López Obrador and Trump
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) ran as a progressive who would stand up to Donald Trump. He has spent his presidency betraying those promises. But the meeting last week was nonetheless a low point. We need an alliance between the Mexican working class and the Black community in the United States in the fight against racism.
Bárbara FunesJuly 13, 2020
Cops in Mexico Murder Worker for Not Wearing Face Mask
In recent days, protesters in Mexico have taken to the streets demanding justice for Giovanni López, a 30-year-old construction worker murdered by cops for not wearing a face mask.
Óscar FernándezJune 7, 2020
Capitalist Politicians Always Blame “Outside Agitators” — Examples from Mexico
After protests spread to hundreds of cities across the United States, politicians from both parties are blaming "outside agitators" from other states. This is an absurd lie — but capitalist politicians often repeat it. Two examples from Mexico.
Óscar FernándezJune 4, 2020
Mexico’s Maquiladoras in the Pandemic: Capitalist Super-Exploitation and Workers’ Resistance at the Border
In the Mexican maquiladora export industry --- a paradise for capitalists and a hell for precarious workers --- a new wave of workers' struggles are emerging in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Pablo OprinariJune 1, 2020
“We Want to Live!” The Battle Cry of Mexico’s Maquila Workers
Maquilas are being open due to pressure from the Trump administration. But it is still extremely unsafe and hundreds of workers are dying of the coronavirus.
Eli KawyMay 26, 2020
The Working Class in Mexico Demands: “We Want to Live!”
In a speech given at the international rally of the Trotskyist Fraction this May Day, Flora Aco, a leader of the Socialist Workers Movement (MTS) in Mexico, spoke about the austerity measures the “progressive” government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has taken in the face of the public health and economic crises.
Left VoiceMay 6, 2020
Pentagon Pushing Mexico to Re-Open Defense Supplier Factories
The US Pentagon is pushing Mexico to re-open defense supplier factories that closed due to coronavirus.
La Izquierda Diario MexicoApril 25, 2020