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…

Mexico: President-Elect AMLO Reveals Legislative Agenda

Lopez Obrador’s 12 legislative priorities include the derogation of Peña Nieto’s education reform and the reversal of water privatization. Mexico’s newly elected President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, better known as AMLO, has sent a list of his 12 legislative priorities to the senators and representatives elected on the National Renewal Movement (Morena) ticket. The list…

The Left is Alive in Latin America

Sergio Alejandro Gómez The result of the Mexican elections gives a broad mandate to the progressive candidate Andrés Manuel López Obrador to fulfill his  agenda for change and confront corruption, violence and inequality with a strong state and effective social policies. More than half of the electorate turned their backs on traditional parties and chose…

Unaccompanied Immigrant Children Sent to New York are “Disappeared” by ICE

Steve Light Reports from New York City reveal the Trump administration and its Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) thugs are continuing their attacks on immigrant refugee children. The victims include youth who reached the United States unaccompanied by their parents, as well as children separated from their parents by the US government. NY1 has posted…

Immigration: Western Wars and Imperial Exploitation Uproot Millions

James Petras Internationalist 360° Introduction “Immigration” has become the dominant issue dividing Europe and the US, yet the most important matter which is driving millions to emigrate is overlooked is wars. In this paper we will discuss the reasons behind the massification of immigration, focusing on several issues, namely (1) imperial wars (2) multi-national corporate…