Zapatistas Need Solidarity After Coffee Harvest Burned

By Solidarity From Below, ROAR Magazine. -

On August 22, 2020, the ORCAO paramilitary organization looted and burned two Zapatista coffee warehouses in Cuxuljá, Chiapas. This is the latest in an accelerating series of attacks on the [...]

Chiapas, The Return Of Paz Y Justicia

By Luis Hernández Navarro, Chiapas Support Committee. -

Terror returned to Tila, Chiapas, hand in hand with the resurgence of the paramilitary group named Desarrollo, Paz y Justicia (Development, Peace and Justice). One after another, armed attacks, [...]

Mexico: First The Poor

By Roger Stoll, Popular Resistance. -

Mexico is a semi-colony with a population of 129 million. Its political, financial and business elites are bound to the US, which receives 80% of Mexican exports. International corporations feast [...]

Mexico: Revolt Demands Access To Water Allotted To US

By It's Going Down, Earth First! -

Since Wednesday July 29, self-organized protests by campesinos and community members have kicked off in the municipality of Rosales in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. These coordinated actions [...]

US Left Needs Humility To Understand The Politics Of México

By Bill Gallegos, Portside. -

Nearly all US media articles about the visit characterize it as AMLO abandoning his progressive principles and shamefully kowtowing to Donald Trump, despite the latter’s obvious racism towards [...]

The Arts And Symbolism In Mexico’s Feminist Movement

By Poncho Hernández, Nonviolent Conflict. -

Last August, during a press conference with Mexico City’s police chief, a group of young women were seen breaking windows and throwing pink glitter in the police chief’s face. This was to demand [...]

Mexico: Leaked Documents Reveal Right-Wing Plan To Overthrow AMLO

By Ben Norton, The Grayzone. -

Some of the most powerful forces in Mexico are uniting in a campaign to try to topple the country’s first left-wing president in decades, Andrés Manuel López Obrador. And they apparently have [...]

Disobedient Peace As A Form Of Non-Cooperation With Inhumanity

By Peace Science Digest. -

Peace is often viewed as the absence of violence, individuals and groups getting along, and, simply, an orderly life within and between societies. In this view, peace is often thought to be [...]

Hundreds Of Maquiladora Workers Dying After Back-To-Work Orders

On Saturday, the health secretary of Northern Baja California announced that 432 of the 519 people who have officially died from the virus in the state were maquiladora workers. In Baja cities [...]

Mexico: The Way To The Possible New World

By Gerardo Fernández Casanova, Resumen. -

It is necessary to rethink our culture – in the very first place that part that refers to the relationship of the individual with others and with nature – to redesign the forms of societal [...]

Following Mexico’s Worker Strikes, The US Steps In To Keep Border Factories Open

By David Bacon, Truthout. -

In Washington, D.C., President Trump is trying his best to reopen closed meatpacking plants, as packinghouse workers catch the COVID-19 virus and die. In Tijuana, Mexico, where workers are dying [...]

The Women Of Candelaria

By Caitlin Manning and Joe Bender, ROAR Magazine. -

Dispatches from Resistant Mexico is a series of short documentaries from southern Mexico, each depicting one of the thousands of pockets of resistance throughout Latin America that are in [...]

When Fear Became Fury: Mexican Women Shake Society

By Arturo Rodriguez, Marxist.com -

Every day, 10 women are murdered on average in Mexico. Yet open violence is only the tip of the iceberg. Mexican women face constant harassment, discrimination and humiliation at home, in the [...]

A Day Without Women: Strikes In Mexico Follow Huge Rallies

By Josue Gonzalez, Frank Jack Daniel, Reuters.com -

The wildcat strike, dubbed “a day without us,” is intended to show what life would be like if women vanished from society. It followed a series of massive protests on Sunday to mark International [...]

Nazi Salutes, Molotov Cocktails Rock Massive Mexico Women’s March

By Daina Beth Solomon, Reuters.com -

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A group of women outside Mexico City’s main cathedral clashed on Sunday with men protesting abortion who made Nazi salutes, among scuffles that left dozens injured during [...]