NEWS BRIEFS

  • 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.


  • NYT: Arrogance & Distortion

    The Times displays an insolence that is out of place in the treatment of any country and that constitutes an umpteenth example of the colonial and racist arrogance with which the Western media addresses the entire non-white world.

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