NEWS BRIEFS
  • SOBERANÍA EP 09 – Pension Predators vs. Pension Protectors
    Pension reform, the regional response to Ecuador’s invasion, and the campaign in Chiapas.
  • WEEKLY NEWS ITEMS APRIL 20
    Mexico-Ecuador embassy and lawfare rift, glyphosate dispute, US pressure on Mexico to limit trade with China, Sheinbaum interview, the neoliberal intellectual crisis.
  • SOBERANÍA EP 08 – Another Xóchitl Gaffe
    Xóchitl Gálvez scorns millions of people who rent their homes in Mexico & the Mexican opposition’s lawfare campaigns.
  • WEEKLY NEWS ITEMS APRIL 6
    Private water hoarding, INE attempts to disenfranchise Mexicans abroad, fallout from the embassy attack by Ecuador, Indigenous rights and trade.
  • SOBERANÍA EP 07 – ECUADOR INVADES MEXICAN EMBASSY
    Dive into Ecuador’s persecution of leftists, which led to the embarrassing decision by Ecuadorean President Daniel Noboa to invade the Mexican Embassy in Quito.
  • SOBERANÍA LIVE: Mexican Presidential Debate Reaction
    The Soberanía Podcast will be joined by special guest Dr. Violeta Vázquez-Rojas to breakdown the first presidential debate between Claudia Sheinbaum, Xóchitl Gálvez, and Jorge Álvarez Máynez.
  • WEEKLY NEWS ITEMS APRIL 6
    Brash attack by Ecuador on Mexican embassy, Sheinbaum’s anti-corruption proposals, 60 Minutes, US citizens responsible for fentanyl smuggling, CDMX election, gender equity in Mexico.
  • CDMX Rally Against Ecuador’s Attack on Mexican Embassy
    The provocative assault was ordered by the ultra-right wing government of Miami-born, nepo-baby Daniel Noboa, president of Ecuador.
  • SOBERANÍA EP 06 – Opposition Wants to Gag Debate on Social Programs
    Mexican right wing seeks to stop candidates from talking about right wing opposition to universal social programs, rich tourists and gentrifiers want to silence Banda music in Mazatlan, the water crisis and TV Azteca’s campaign against Citlalli Hernández.
  • WEEKLY NEWS ITEMS MARCH 30
    The 4th Transformation, Morena’s dubious new recruit, anti-AMLO smear campaign, a crybaby billionaire tax cheat, labor news and new leaks reveal corporate interests driving US foreign affairs meddling.

  • Judge Ociel Baena: Hero/Heroine

    In November 2023, Jesús Ociel Baena-Saucedo, Mexico’s first openly nonbinary magistrate, was killed. An interview with the poet Edwing “Canuto” Roldán.


  • 50 Years of the War on Drugs

    For 50 years, the US framed the drug crisis as a national security issue rather than as a public health issue, thus the rationale for a disastrous military strategy, explains Patricia Escamilla-Hamm.


  • Tren Maya: Facts vs Emotional Hype

    The whole 1554 km Tren Maya route crosses 330,540 sq. km of rain forest yet destroys less than 35 sq. km of these rain forests


  • Solidarity Crosses Borders – and Oceans

    An interview with author and solidarity worker Dr. Francisco Dominguez on building solidarity with Mexico in the UK.


  • Mexico’s Opposition Strategy for the Coming Elections

    Analysis of the dangers and prospects surrounding one of Mexico’s most importat elections from the México Solidarity Project and Mexico Solidarity Forum.


  • A Strategic Cross-Border Labor Alliance

    A relationship between a U.S. and a Mexican union, forged in the face of NAFTA, has borne fruit over decades of struggle. Two leaders reflect on the importance of international solidarity.


  • Zapatismo: The Next Act

    Leonardo Toledo, a scholar from Chiapas explains how cartel conflict and a glut of weapons are creating a perfect storm in Chiapas, Mexico’s southernmost state and birthplace of the Zapatistas.


  • SNTE, 80 Years of Corruption & Corporatism

    Avila Camacho’s government created it to control teachers, who were heavily influenced by the Communist Party, highlights expert.


  • Claudia Sheinbaum’s Team: Go & Listen!

    An interview with Renata Turrent, public policy expert and member of Claudia Sheinbaum’s pre-candidacy team.


  • Anti-Imperialism Today

    Rejecting imperialist interventionism means denouncing interests behind media outlets like The New York Times, but it also means building alternatives to economic dependence on the US and rejecting its militarist and anti-immigrant agenda.

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