Presentation by Fernanda Justo, Political Activist in Mexico, to the Opening Session of the Second Labor Fightback Conference (Rutgers, N.J. – May 15, 2015) [Photo: Fernanda Justo at San Francisco City College AFT Rally] Good afternoon sisters and brothers, Thank you for allowing me the opportunity to participate in this important conference. I am Fernanda […]
Presentation by Fernanda Justo, Political Activist in Mexico, to the Opening Session of the Second Labor Fightback Conference
On the eve of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s January 6 meeting in Washington with President Barack Obama, the business press ran a series of articles lamenting the fact that the scandals and recent killings of students in Mexico had “spoiled” the pledges to “reform” Mexico’s economy made only one year earlier by Peña Nieto. […]
… Damning Report in Proceso Magazine Claims Mexican Federal Police Participated In Disappearance Of 43 Students (from Huffington Post) TABLE OF CONTENTS 1 – LAST MINUTE: Federal Police Assault Students/Parents in Chilpancingo, Leaving 22 People Seriously Injured 2 – MEXICO UPDATE from EL TRABAJO NEWSPAPER 3 – Damning Report in Proceso Magazine Claims Mexican Federal […]
BACKDROP TO THE MASSACRES IN AYOTZINAPA: By Luis Zapata The Mexican nation under increased pressure from US imperialism Both chambers of Mexico’s parliament recently approved a total of 21 “secondary laws” as part of the “reform” of the energy sector launched in December 2013. So far, these laws represent the highpoint of the package […]
• We Want The 43 Disappeared Students Back Alive! • Punish Those Responsible For These Crimes! • Justice Now! Mexico City, November 8, 2014 To Student Organizations and Youth Worldwide: We, the undersigned students at schools and universities across Mexico, write you this open letter to express the following: On the night of September 26, […]
The Mexican nation under threat of disintegration By Luis Zapata 1. The Mexican nation under increased pressure from US imperialism Both chambers of Mexico’s parliament recently approved a total of 21 “secondary laws” as part of the “reform” of the energy sector launched in December 2013. So far, these laws represent the highpoint of the […]
MEXICO CITY — The human tidal wave that swept the nation’s capital on September 4 put forward its clear demands and aspirations, which are: Defend teachers’ jobs! Leaders of the CNTE: Assume your responsibility and convene a National Congress of elected delegates from all the schools! For free State schools! For a Union independent of […]
The US and Mexican sections of the Fourth International held their annual binational conference in Mexicali, Baja California on July 27-28. This year’s conference was the largest one yet — about 50 people participated, mostly youth, some as young as 14 years old. It was an inspiring opportunity for comrades from the two sections to […]
Manifiesto a los Trabajadores y Jóvenes Lanzado a Iniciativa de la Corriente OST de la Organización Política del Pueblo y los Trabajadores (OPT)
El 23 de junio nos reunimos en la Ciudad de México, trabajadores de diferentes sectores y de diversos sindicatos, jóvenes estudiantes; la mayor parte de los asistentes, militantes o simpatizantes de la Organización Política del Pueblo y los Trabajadores (OPT) (organización fundada por iniciativa del Sindicato Mexicano de Electricistas), compañeras y compañeros provenientes de ocho […]
Unity of All Organizations to Demand the Cancellation of the Presidential Election: Unity of Morena, Yo Soy #132, Proclama, Social Organizations, Etc.
Enrique Peña Nieto was “created” by the media dictatorship, by U.S. imperialism, and by the oligarchy of Mexico. They have sought to impose Peña Nieto in order to privatize Pemex [national oil corporation] and the CFE [Federal Electricity Commission], suppress labor rights, destroy social security, expand the so-called “war on drugs” — in addition to […]
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