The Fourth Transformation and the Future of Mexico
In July 2018, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) won Mexico’s Presidential election in a landslide. Before the formal swearing-in ceremony on December 1, AMLO was already announcing bold, if not … Keep reading »
GM Silao Workers Reject Protection Contract
In a precedent-setting test of Mexico’s labour justice reform, workers at the General Motors (GM) truck assembly plant in Silao, Guanajuato, have voted to reject a protection contract between their … Keep reading »
Labour Protest in Mexico 2019: The SITUAM Strike
#SITUAM (workers of the Metropolitan Autonomous University in Mexico) has a militant tradition, as many of its professors had been politically influenced by their participation in the massive student movement of 1968. Keep reading »
The War on AMLO
The Mexican and international right are united in their efforts to delegitimatize the AMLO presidency. Keep reading »
Mexico’s Energy Transformation?
Mexican President López Obrador has promised a “fourth transformation” of the Mexican state and is taking back control of the national oil and gas firm. Workers, indigenous groups, and the environmental movement in Mexico and internationally can push the agenda further. Keep reading »
With López Obrador In, Workers Have the Confidence to Walk Out
Mexico’s new president has raised wages, and maquiladora workers have gone on strike along the border #Matamoros Keep reading »
A New Day for Mexican Workers
The López Obrador administration is changing the law so that workers can actually choose a union and vote on their contracts. Keep reading »
What Does López Obrador’s Cabinet Say About His Upcoming Presidency?
On July 2, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) of the recently formed Morena Party swept to victory in Mexico’s presidential election with 53 per cent of the vote, the first … Keep reading »
Mexico’s Left Turn?: Mexico’s Election and Beyond in the Trump Era
Despite fierce opposition from big business and the media, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) was elected by an overwhelming majority as President of México on July 1 and has won … Watch video »
Mexico: Violence, Corruption and Inequality — AMLO to the Rescue?
The victory in Mexico’s presidential election of Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), under the rubric of his relatively new ‘progressive’ Morena party, is both unsurprising and surprising. It’s unsurprising because … Keep reading »
Obrador and Mexico’s Watershed Election
Uncertainties, Contradictions and Struggle The July 1 national election in Mexico is likely to be a watershed in Mexican history. The splintering of the three old parties, their unprincipled tactical electoral … Keep reading »
Mexico Elections and NAFTA
Despite fierce opposition from Big Business and the media, Andrés Manuel López Obrador is likely to be elected President of Mexico on July 1 and have a majority in both … Watch video »1 2 3 Next Page »