Marichuy: Weaving Resistance Beyond the Mexican Elections

Marichuy never really aimed to become president of Mexico. Instead, her campaign brought together resistance movements to focus attention on troubling realities facing Mexico’s Indigenous and dispossessed communities. Marichuy ended her three-month hiatus with a two-day appearance in the Baja California peninsula. (Photo by Emily Corona) Emily Corona A few days before Andrés Manuel López…

Transnationals and Indigenous Peoples in Struggle

Magdalena Gómez Citizens in our country are living in campaign season, even without being members of any political party. The campaign that I refer to is not that of messages or promises that are expressed in speeches with few contrasts, or through social networks and the mass media, or what simulates paying attention to the…

National Indigenous Congress: The Result of Irreverence

Raúl Romero On February 19 the time period expired for turning in (INE) the signatures of citizens that supported the initiative of the Indigenous Government (CIG, its initials in Spanish) to the National Electoral Institute (INE). In its latest public report, the INE realizes that 266, 114 people signed so that the CIG’s spokeswoman, María…