The End of NAFTA?
This past month, representatives of the U.S. and Mexican governments held bilateral talks to reach a new trade agreement which would replace NAFTA. Does this mean the end of NAFTA?
Bárbara FunesSeptember 5, 2018
10 Points to Understand the Gasolinazo Protests in Mexico
A rise in gas prices (gasolinazo), electricity bills and consumer prices has channeled popular discontent against Peña Nieto’s administration, sparking protests across the country.
Bárbara FunesJanuary 9, 2017
Stop the Government’s repression in Oaxaca!
Day of fury in Oaxaca: The Mexican Federal government of President Peña Nieto and the Oaxacan Governor, Gabino Cué, have ordered a brutal repression throughout the state of Oaxaca. So far there have been six confirmed deaths.
Movimiento de los Trabajadores Socialistas (MTS)June 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
Peña Nieto proposes Forced Disappearances law in Mexico
Mexico has been going through a strong political crisis ever since the disappearance of the 43 students in Ayotzinapa a year ago. The army, especially Battalion 27, was directly involved in the detention and forced disappearance of Ayotzinapa students. A few days after a visit from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) and the presentation of its expert report, the Attorney General’s "historical" version is being highly scrutinized again. In the midst of this, the government attempts to divert attention from their own involvement by proposing a law dealing with Forced Disappearances.
Sergio MoissenOctober 15, 2015
A year after Ayotiznapa. Why we need an anti-capitalist and socialist organization?
The massacre in Iguala, Mexico in September 2014 made the crude reality of the Mexican political regime even more evident. The disappearance of the 43 education students (normalistas) in Ayotzinapa sparked a massive movement condemning the entire regime, taking up the slogans #ItWasTheState and #PeñaOut (in reference to Peña Nieto, the Mexican President). In light of these events, there is a debate amongst the left about the youth and workers’ tasks.
Movimiento de los Trabajadores Socialistas (MTS)September 23, 2015
Landslide Uncovers Thousands of Broken Dreams in a Clandestine Mass Grave in Nuevo Leon
Mexico goes into mourning after finding a clandestine grave with at least 31,000 bone remains in “Las Abejas” Ranch in the municipality of Salinas Victoria in the northern state of Nuevo León.
Bárbara FunesSeptember 10, 2015
The Murders of Journalists and Activists Go Unpunished in Peña Nieto’s Mexico
On Friday July 31, Ruben Espinosa, Nadia Vera, Yesenia Quiroz and two more unidentified women were tortured and murdered in their apartments in Mexico City.
Paolo GuerreroAugust 5, 2015
The Dollar on The Rise, the Teachers Upset and “El Chapo” Fugitive
The government of Enrique Peña Nieto (EPN) is besieged by the escape of “El Chapo,” the distrust of the main political agents, the precipitous rise of the dollar and the emergence of teachers in Oaxaca with the support of all states.
Jimena VergaraAugust 2, 2015