Remembering the Massacred Students of Mexico City
Fifty years ago, hundreds of students were massacred by the Mexican military in the Plaza Tlatelolco in the midst of a massive student uprising. Their spirit of resistance lives in today’s Mexican student movement.
Jimena VergaraOctober 2, 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
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
Nochixtlán: Sounding the Alarm, Spectres of Resistance
The Mexico City teachers’ union (SNTE) will begin an indefinite strike tomorrow, July 5. The CNTE teachers’ struggle in Oaxaca is catching fire throughout the country--in the throes of battle against fatal repression, education reforms, and the regime’s attempts to destroy the most organized workers in Mexico.
Sergio MoissenJuly 4, 2016
The Anti-Capitalist Left Running for the Constituent Assembly
Against all odds, Sergio Moissen, socialist professor and aspiring independent candidate, managed to hand in more than 100,000 signatures to the National Electoral Institute (INE). This is the first time in decades that a self-proclaimed socialist will participate in an election in Mexico.
Óscar FernándezJune 4, 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