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- Marcos and Zapatistas Reach Out to Workers
- Marcos’s Words to the Workers
- Congress of Labor Divided
- Mine Explosion and Cave-in Leaves 65 Miners Trapped
- Armed Assault on Nuevo Laredo Newspaper El MaÑana
- Brinks Affilliate Fires Workers, Denies Severance Pay
- Lajat Workers Win Independent Union; Supporters Rally
- Hunger On The Border
- Mexico’s Minimum Wage the Most Eroded in Latin America
- Mexico and Merosur: A Trojan Horse?
- Mexican Police Kill Two Workers, Injure Dozens at Steel Plant; Conflict between Mine Workers Union and Goverment Spreads
- Why There? Why Now? What Is SICARTSA? What Is Villacero?
- Mexican Repression of Unions, Workers: No Anomaly
- Urgent Action for Mexican Mine Workers
- USW, AFL-CIO, and IMF Declarations Condemn Attack on Striking Workers
- New Union Coalition Forms to Defend Mexican Miners’ Union
- Workers Fight for Real Union at Brinks’ Affiliate in Mexico
- Marcos Unmasks the Labor behind the Label
- CFO Leader Speaks Out before Alcoa’s Shareholders, and CEO Responds
- Lajat Struggle Resolved in Unprecedented Negotiations: Workers, CJM, & Levi Strauss Force Lajat to Respect Code, Workers Gain Full Severance, Keep Their Independent Union to Take on New Challenges
- Mexico in the Midst of Mayhem, Murder and Manipulation
- May Day: Unions March to Oppose State Intervention
- Mexican Miners Continue Struggle for Union Autonomy
- The Origins of May Day – International Workers Day
- President Speaks to New Government-backed Union Federation
- Rights Group Issues Critical Report on NAFTA In Mexico
MEXICAN ELECTIONS TO TAKE PLACE AMIDST SOCIAL UPHEAVAL
Mexico's national elections on July 2 will take place, it appears, amidst a growing social upheaval and possibly in the face of continuing government repression and violence.
· Over the last two months, Federal and state authorities from all three political parties have unleashed police violence against striking steelworkers, flower vendors and community activists, and most recently against striking school teachers and their families.
· Meanwhile the conflict between the Mexican Mine and Metal Workers Union and the government has continued, with strikes, slowdowns and struggles between rival factions at various mines... Read more
- National Front Calls for General Strike at End of June
- Voters’ Choice: Calderon on Right, Lopez Obrador on Left
- Patricia Mercado: Feminist Social Democrat also Running for President
- The Other Campaign on the March — but Separately
- Police Attack Teachers in Oaxaca, but Fail to Break Strike
- Oaxaca Background: Poverty, Conflict, Repression
- People’s Revolutionary Army Celebrates 10th Anniversary
- United States Tells Mexico it Refuses to Renegotiate NAFTA
We have dedicated this issue to the Mexican election. We come to you a little late because we wanted to know the size, message, and impact of the Sunday, July 31 rally of Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
We believe that Mexico could be at a genuine turning point in its history and hope that you will find this issue helpful in understanding the events taking place.
Dan La Botz and Robin Alexander
- AMLO: Defend your Vote, the Election, and Mexico’s Future
- And The Winner of The Mexican Election is....
- Presidential Election Dynamics
- The Labor Movement and the Election
- Declaration of the National Association of Democratic Attorneys (ANAD) on the Presidential Election of July 2, 2006.
- The FAT’s Position on the Election: The Electoral Process in Mexico 2006
- Manifesto to the Nation: Regarding the Problems with the Election and the Solution to Labor Union and Social Conflicts from the National Union of Workers (UNT)
- Mexican Government and Employers Beat Back Miners Union
- Update From Oaxaca: A Letter to MLNA
- Mexico Stands Ready to Send Federal Police into Oaxaca
- Mexico’s Two Presidents and Two Governments: Dual Power, Revolution, or Populist Theater?
- Elba Esther Gordillo: “I’m Available for Cabinet”
- National Democratic Convention Activists Picket Wal-Mart
- Unions Create National Front for Energy Sovereignty
- National Confedertaion of Retirees Formed
- Labor Expert: Fox’s Labor, Employment Policies a Failure
- Hundreds of Mexican Miners Fired for Striking
- Social Statistics
- Fifty Three Labor Organizations Charge US and North Carolina with Violating NAFTA Side Agreement
- Lopez Obrador’s Movement Hurt by Tabasco Election
- Oaxaca: Struggle Within the Opposition Movement
- Clarification Regarding Oaxaca, And Request For Letters
- Mexico: Oaxaca Strike Continues
- Mexican High School Teachers Strike 11 Schools
- Petroleum Workers’ Union Elections Undemocratic
- Labor Law Reform Back on the Agenda
- Mexican Miners Union Changes Strategy, Seeks Compromise
- UN Human Rights Council Tells Mexico to Do Right Re Atenco
- Fox Gives “Death Sentence” to Mexican Corn: Greenpeace
- Border Social Forum Condemns Wall, Provides Strong Precedent For U.S. Social Forum
- Social Security Workers New Leader Elected Amidst Riot
- Urgent Action: Please Send Protest Regarding Oaxaca!
- Calderón Names Conservative Cabinet; Brawl in Congress; PRD Threatens to Bloc Inauguration of New President
- López Obrador Swears Himself in as “Legitimate President”
- López Obrador Names Cabinet of his Shadow Government
- Mexico’s Crisis of Legitimacy
- Reflections: Toward an Independent Left
- Oaxaca: State of Siege
- Chiapas 1994, Oaxaca 2006
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