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
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
Call to Fight: Socialists in Mexico Against Deportations
As Trump prepares his new cabinet to take office in January, the Movimiento de Trabajadores Socialistas (Socialist Workers’ Movement) based in Mexico has launched an extensive anti-deportation campaign that calls for workers, women and youth in both the US and Mexico to confront this attack together.
Sergio MoissenDecember 4, 2016
A Letter to my Undocumented Mother
A young Mexican writes a letter to her immigrant mother living and working in the United States. She talks about her path from hating her mother for leaving her to understanding her. She now fights so that no one will go through the loss and exploitation imposed by capitalism and imperialism.
Zuiri HernándezSeptember 20, 2016