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
Why Did López Obrador Win the Mexican Presidency?
The center-left candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) won by a landslide in Sunday's elections. Why did he win by such a huge margin?
Jimena VergaraJuly 4, 2018
Mexico’s Anti-Establishment Candidate Poised to Win Presidency
On Sunday, Mexicans will head to the polls for Presidential, as well as Congressional and local elections. Why is Mexico's center-left candidate poised to win the Presidency?
Óscar FernándezJune 30, 2018
Peña Nieto on the Tightrope
Faced with scandals and oppositional mobilizations, the Peña Nieto administration is in a downward spiral. What hardships has Peña Nieto’s government faced in the past months?
Óscar FernándezDecember 22, 2016
MORENA: A New Alternative in Mexico?
Many in Mexico today see Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s National Regeneration Movement (MORENA) as the party that represents the interests of the people. How is MORENA currently situated in Mexican politics and what is reflected in its recent growth? How will the left and movements relate to or challenge this “new” formation?
Óscar FernándezJuly 22, 2016
For an Anticapitalist in Mexico City’s Constituent Assembly
Against all odds, Sergio Moissen, socialist professor and independent candidate, managed to hand in more than 80,000 signatures to the National Electoral Institute (INE).
La Izquierda Diario MexicoApril 8, 2016