Originally published at the Center for Economic and Policy Research Original URL at CEPR Long-term growth failure, poverty, impact of U.S economy pose challenges For Immediate Release: June 23, 2006 Contact: Mark Weisbrot 202-746-7264 cellDan […]
San Salvador Atenco, Mexico—At 7 AM this past Wednesday, May 3rd, state police blocked 60 flower vendors from setting up their stands at the Texcoco local market in the State of Mexico, about 20 miles east of Mexico City. The police beat and arrested those who resisted.
At May Day in Mexico City 200.000 workers spilled out of the city’s famous Zocalo into surrounding streets. This year’s theme obviously centered on the plight of Mexico’s 26,000,000 countrymen and women living abroad in […]
Five-hundred striking Steel workers who have occupied the SICARTSA steel mill in Michoacan, Mexico repelled 800 armed policemen dressed in riot gear who tried to overtake the plant. On April 20 two workers, José Luis […]
Mexico has redrawn its congressional districts to increase the number of Indian lawmakers. Mexico’s indigenous have long been under-represented politically and have suffered socially and economically as a result. According to the Fox Administration there will […]
The Mexican government committed genocide and crimes against humanity that included rape, murder, kidnapping and a scorched earth campaign during the Mexico’s "dirty war", a government campaign against suspected leftist guerrillas, activists and in reality, […]
Deep in the mountains and jungles of Chiapas, populated primarily with indigenous farmers, a new campaign is seeking to upstage the high-financed drama of the 2006 Mexican presidential election. It emerged out of rebel-occupied territory held by the EZLN, known as the Zapatistas. […]