Briefs

  • ‘The Coup’ at Ford: Political Intrigue Across Borders

    “US labor was on the wrong side of history. And that’s the truth.” An interview with Rob McKenzie on US complicity in the 1990 murder of Mexican workers.


  • Innuendoes, Distortions, Omissions and Blatant Lies by NACLA

    A substantial part of the “character assassination” includes a torrent of innuendoes, guilt by association, and plenty of other tricky ambiguities aimed at allegedly “demonstrating” the long-term connection, if not association, between AMLO and narco-traffickers since at least 2006.


  • Learning from Mexico’s “4th Transformation”

    Claudia Sheinbaum’s landslide victory offers lessons for the U.S. Left


  • Mexican Solidarity with Palestine

    An interview with Aracely Cortés-Galán, a long-time Palestine solidarity activist who in the 2019 book, “El militarismo israelí en América Latina,” explored how Israel’s involvement in Mexico has contributed to countless deaths.


  • Leftist Claudia Sheinbaum Wins Landslide Victory in Mexico Presidential Election

    Mexico’s first woman president faces an uneasy road after opponents falsely accuse Morena party of authoritarianism.


  • Sembrando Vida: Seeding Life

    Mayan Values are reflected in the government program to support reforestation and repair ecosystems after years of damage from agribusiness and tourism.


  • 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.

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